Tuition

Grade Tuition

Pre-Primary (8 a.m. – Noon*, 2 PM) $7,265
Primary (8 a.m. – Noon*, 2 PM) $7,265
Pre-Kindergarten (8 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.) $7,265
Junior-Kindergarten (8 a.m. – 3:30) $7,265
Kindergarten (8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.) $7,505
Grades 1-2 (8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.) $9,010
Grade 3 (8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.) $9,625
Grades 4 (8a.m. – 3:30 p.m.) $9,960
Grades 5-8 (8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.) $10,155

*No tuition reduction for noon programs because staffing allocations remain the same.

Discounts

Tuition reduction of 5% is offered for each additional sibling enrolled.
Financial aid info. available at https://factsmgt.com/

The annual tuition includes materials, most school supplies, and also includes:
Friends of St. James Membership
ERB Testing (Grades 2-8)
Science & Computer Lab Fees
Booster Club Membership (Grades 4-8)
Art Supplies
Organizational Study Skills (Grades 1-8)
Interscholastic Athletic Fees
Gesell Observations (PK-K)
Vision, Hearing & Scoliosis Screening

The annual tuition does not include the following costs and/or fees:
Aftercare
Uniforms
Outdoor Education Trips (Grades 4-8)
Calculators (Middle School)
Cafeteria Charges
Field Trips

Outdoor Education trips will be billed after the trip when an accurate cost is finalized.
The cost of the trip is affected by the number of scholars in the grade due to bus costs.

Approximate costs for the Outdoor Education trips are listed below:
4th Grade $150
5th Grade $575 (Mo Ranch)
6th Grade $900 (Big Bend)
7th Grade $700 (Camp Eagle)
8th Grade $260 (Mo Ranch)
8th Grade Trip to Washington, D.C. $3,800
7th, 8th Grade S.T.E.M. Trip $100

Tuition Payment Options

Annual Plan: One payment in full, due August 1 of current academic year
Two Installments Plan: Two payments due August 1 and January 15 of current academic year**
Ten Installments Plan: Ten payments due monthly from August – May of current academic year**

 There is a one-time, non-refundable $50.00 Application Fee for each new scholar.
 A $500 non-refundable enrollment deposit is required per scholar and applied to tuition upon enrollment.
 There is a $70 processing fee per family for the Two Installment Plan. ($35 per mo.)
 There is a $350 processing fee per family for the Ten Installment Plan. ($35 per mo.)

 

For questions, contact one of the following at 361-883-0835 or through their email address:
Mrs. Galen Hoffstadt, Headmaster – galenhoffstadt@sjes.org
Mrs. Melissa Bliss, Director of Finance – melissabliss@sjes.org
Mrs. Neomi Ramirez, Finance Associate – neomiramirez@sjes.org
Mrs. Heather Smith, Director of Admissions and Student Services – heathersmith@sjes.org