We understand that tuition can be a financial burden to families and St. Philip & St. Augustine Catholic Academy believes that a Catholic School education should be affordable for all families. We offer a variety of Tuition Assistance and Scholarship programs to assist families.
Diocesan Halo Initiative
The Diocese of Dallas Halo Initiative provides tuition assistance to parents who desire to educate their children in a Catholic elementary and/or secondary school in the Diocese of Dallas. The funds are limited and are only available to families with demonstrated financial need. Contact Ginna Curts for information and deadlines for applications.
St. Philp & St. Augustine Catholic Academy has partnered with ACE Scholarships to provide scholarships to families seeking admission to Catholic Schools. ACE scholarships are completely need-based and, once approved, a student’s scholarship can be renewed each year through 12
grade at any private school. To be eligible for an ACE scholarship, families must qualify for the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program. For more information, contact Ginna Curts.
SPSA Catholic Academy Scholarships
These scholarships support families in the St. Philip the Apostle Catholic community who need financial assistance to send their children to St. Philp & St. Augustine Catholic Academy. There is one scholarship allowed per family. In addition, a recommendation letter from the Pastor or teacher which demonstrates the family’s dedication to Catholic education is required. The scholarships will cover up to 80% of the tuition for the student. Once approved, a student’s scholarship can be renewed through 8
Demonstrates financial need (FACTS)
Meets the school’s entrance requirements
Be accepted and enrolled in grades K-8
Be current on all financial obligations to St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church and SPSA Catholic Academy
Be an active, registered parishioner of St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church for 3 months
Meet school attendance requirements
Third Quarter Report Card
Pastor/Teacher recommendation letter
FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment application
Scholarship application (see attached)
The scholarships will be determined by the scholarship selection committee. Please see Ginna Curts for details.
SPSA Catholic Academy Tuition Assistance
There are limited funds for St. Philp & St. Augustine Catholic Academy families. Parents must complete the FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment to be considered for tuition assistance. Please contact Ginna Curts for information and assistance with the FACTS application.
SPSA Catholic Academy
We understand that tuition can be a financial burden to families. St. Philip & St. Augustine Catholic Academy believes that a Catholic School education should be affordable for as many families as possible. We offer tuition assistance as well as a scholarship program to assist families.
Eligible students may apply for scholarships. Students entering kindergarten through 8
grade may receive scholarships. The scholarship can be a multiple year scholarship if the student continues to meet the eligibility requirements and reapplies. The maximum assistance is up to 80% of the current tuition. There is a limit of one scholarship per family.
Demonstrate financial need
Complete the FACTS Grant and Aid application
Be an active, registered St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church parishioner in good standing for at least 3 months prior to applying for scholarship
Meet the school’s entrance requirements
Be accepted and enrolled
Maintain a “C” average
Maintain 80 or higher in conduct grades
Be current on all financial obligations to the school
Attendance: Student has 3 or less tardies per quarter and no more than 10 unexcused absences each year
Students can receive the scholarship for multiple years but need to reapply each year
The applicant must be of good character and likely to succeed at St. Philip & St. Augustine Catholic Academy
Complete the SPSA Scholarship Application (found on the school website)
Complete FACTS Grant and Aid application
Obtain a recommendation from the pastor, teacher, or Faith Formation teacher which attests to the applicant’s character and service in the community
Submit complete packet to the SPSA office no later than April 1
. No late applications will be accepted.