Enrollment Fees

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church has made a commitment to provide a Christ-centered, quality education for the children of the congregation and the community. The tuition and fees paid by the parents cover the salaries, benefits, school supplies, and a portion of property costs. Additional operating costs are met through fundraising and congregational support. St. Paul’s Lutheran School is a ministry of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

Application Fee (Non-refundable)

P3 - 8th$50

Enrollment Fee (Non-refundable)

P3 - P4$280
K - 5th
$300
6th - 8th
$310

STEM Fee

K - 5th
$100
6th - 8th
$130

Application fee and one half of the non-refundable enrollment fee is due when submitting an application for enrollment or re-enrollment. The remaining 50% is due by May 1 for both new and returning students. Students applying after May 1, are required to pay 100% of the non-refundable enrollment fee. STEM Fee due August 1, 2017 or closest business day.

Fee Rates

GradeActual Cost of TuitionChurch Contribution (Awarded to All)Actual Tuition You pay for Child in Highest GradeActual Tuition You Pay for Additional Children
P3 - 2 Days$1780$380$1400N/A
P3 - 3 Days$2669$569$2100N/A
P3 - 5 Days$4445$945$3500N/A
Grade P4$4448$945$3500N/A
Kindergarten$8297$1787$6510$6310
Grades 1-5 Re-Enrollment$8100$1787$6313$6113
Grades 1-5 New Enrollment$8297$1787$6510$6300
Grade 6**$8980$1880$7100$6900
Grades 7-8** Re-Enrollment$8750$1880$6870$6670
Grades 7-8** New Enrollment$8980$1880$7100$6900

**Middle School Elective Fees:  Some electives require a fee.

Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance is available for grades K – 8. Requests for tuition assistance should be made with enrollment or re-enrollment.  Application includes two parts: Part I is due with enrollment or re-enrollment.  Part II is due May 1.  Part I and Part II must be completed to receive assistance. All applications and amounts are confidential.

Boost Scholarship (Maryland Department of Education)

A Maryland State Scholarship program designed to help parents afford non-public school tuition for students in K to 8th grade is available. St. Paul’s will send parents the directions to apply for the BOOST scholarship, after their application to St. Paul’s is accepted.

Family Referral Incentive

The Family Referral Incentive is offered to current families, who refer a new Kindergarten through 8th grade student to St. Paul’s Lutheran School.

  • The new student must apply, be accepted, and enroll into the school.
  • The referred student and family are considered to be in good standing

The available incentive is $500 for each Kindergarten through 8th grade referral. This is a one-time incentive and is not to exceed $1000 in a given year, prorated according to the amount of time enrolled.

This incentive will be applied quarterly to the current family’s 2017-2018 school year tuition.

Scrip Card Incentive

The Scrip Card incentive is offered to all families. The percentage earned from Scrip cards purchased through St. Paul’s will be applied to your tuition costs.

  • Purchase Gift Cards through St. Paul’s Scrip Program, physical cards or e-cards.
  • You receive full value on the card you purchased.
  • Each vendor offers a different percentage back, so the amount you earn depends on the rebate percentage.
  • 80% of the rebate that is earned is applied to your tuition, 20% goes back to the school to cover any costs.
  • Earnings will be applied quarterly to your 2017-2018 school year tuition.