Parent Contract Meeting highlights

Tuition contracts are due March 30, 2022

DATE: 3/23/22

Thank you to all the parents who attended the 2022-2023 Parent Contract meeting last Wednesday, I truly appreciate your support. All contracts MUST be turned in by March 30, 2022, with the contract fee of $250.00 ($225.00 if you have the $25.00 voucher). Contracts turned in after March 30th will have a contract fee of $275.00. If you did not attend the meeting, the PowerPoint presentation will be available on the school’s website on the front page. This includes next year’s tuition rates, fees and fundraising responsibilities as well as information about the next school year. If you are applying for tuition assistance your tuition assistance form must be turned in with your contract. The committee will be meeting after the contracts are due to make the decisions on tuition assistance.

Parent Contract meeting highlights:

  • Thank you to the Budget Committee Kari Steadman, Kyle Welsh, Jennie Fenton, Kara Montplaisir and Dr. M.

  • Enrollment projection for next year is 290

  • Tuition rates went up 5%, here are the rates for the 20022-2023 school year

    • In-Parish Rate for St. Philomena Parish

$6,100.00 In-Parish Rate – 1 Student

$11,895.00 In-Parish Rate – 2 Students

$16,775.00 In-Parish Rate – 3 Students

$22,265.00 In-Parish Rate – 4 Students

  • Out of Parish rate is $8,840

  • PreK tuition is tax deductible; therefore incoming PreK students are not eligible for tuition assistance.

  • Non-parish families can only receive tuition assistance up to 50% of their overall tuition, including any Fulcrum grants received.

  • Splash, Scrip and Anchor Fund obligations did not change

  • Average teacher salary at St. Philomena School is $55,000, 4.0 to 5.0% increase for the teachers for the 2022-2023 school year.

  • Mrs. Keane is not returning, Miss Salcedo is moving to 1st grade; we have to hire a new 2nd grade teacher and we are hiring an instructional aide for 4th/5th grade

  • Summer Reading- K-8th grade will go home at the end of May

  • Summer Camp- June 13th- Aug. 12th – Leah Stone will be taking over as camp director

  • Summer School- June 20th - July 14th - registration will start in mid-May

  • Vacation Bible School – Decision by the parish will be made soon