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Tuition Schedule 2015-2016

     Payment Plans 
Grade by DivisionTuitionClass

(Billed July 1
& Jan 1
due on
July 20, 2015
Jan 20, 2016)

(Bank Drafts
paid July – Apr
per schedule
(Bank Drafts
paid July – Apr
per schedule

Pre-K3 Dismissal at 12
Pre-K3 Dismissal at 3:10
Pre-K4 Dismissal at 3:10




$5,400 $3,600
$8,280 $5.520
$8,280 $5,520

Lower School (K-4)$18,400 $2,000$16,400$9,840 $6,569$1,640
Middle School
5th Grade
6th and 7th Grade
8th Grade





$12,300 $8,220
$11,310 $7,540
$12,030 $8,020

Upper School
9th Grade**
10th Grade*
11th Grade
12th Grade*






$13,440 $8,960
$12,480 $8,320
$12,180 $8,120
$12,420 $8,280


CLASS FEES (included in schedule above)

*Fees for Class Trips in Grades 5-8, Sophomore College Trip, and Senior Graduation

**Grade 5, Grade 9 (and New Students in Grades 6-12) - Duchesne Tablet PC $2,100
(Package includes CAVE Support, 4 year warranty, loaner fee and laptop safeguard Insurance)

***Deposit payment will be made electronically upon submission of enrollment contract and will be applied to tuition balance.

2015-2016 DRAFT DATES for 10 payment plan

(7/20, 8/20, 9/21, 10/20, 11/20, 12/21, 1/20, 2/19, 3/21, 4/20)Tuition payments should be sent to:

Duchesne Academy Lock Box
P.O. Box 301336
Dallas, TX 75303

FEES (Not included above and billed monthly if applicable)

Required Fees

New Student Facilities Fund Fee (One time fee)$750
Books/Online Fees: Middle & Upper School$400-$800 (Approx.)
Tuition Safeguard Plan (Required for Two and Ten Payment
Plans, Optional for One Payment Plan)
1% of Tuition
Return Check Fee$25

Optional Services:

Morning DASH 0 7:00 - 7:30 a.m.$3 (Per morning)
Afternoon Dash: Pre-K through 6 p.m.                                   
Homework Hall
Late Pickup - After 6 p.m.
$15 (Per day)
$5 (Per day)
$20 (Per 30 min.)

Explanation of Fees

New Student Facilities Fund Fee (One -time fee)A one-time fee is assessed to each new student when enrolled to help offset the cost of campus maintenance and repairs.
Sophomore Class College Trip FeeCovers the cost of meals, transportation and accommodations during the Sophomore College Trip.
Senior Graduation Fee
This fee covers the costs of graduation including diplomas and diploma covers, graduation programs, prize day gifts, flowers, and musical entertainment.
Books: Middle and Upper SchoolsBooks for Middle and Upper School students are sold through MBSDirect, the school's online retailer. Visit www.mbsDirect.net three to four weeks prior to the start of classes. Please note used books can be purchased and sold through MBSDirect. Books may be purchased through any other vendor where accessible.
Duchesne Table PC PackageAll student in grades 5-12 are required to have a laptop for the Duchesne Learning with Laptops Program.
Tuition Refund Insurance (Required for Two & Nine Payment Plans, Optional for One Payment Plan)

Tuition Insurance is required for the nine or two payment installment plan.

Return Check Fee/Late
Charged for insufficient funds. Parents are required to be on a cash-only basis after two NSF payments to the school.
Early Risers
Early Risers is PreK-8th grade students 7:00 - 7:30 a.m.
Extended Day
Extended Day Program is available for students in grades PreK - 8 until 6:00 p.m.
Homework Hall
For an additional fee of $5, Homework Hall is offered as an extension of the Extended Day Program to students in grades 1-8.
Late Pickup
For students who are picked up after 6:00 p.m.

Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance applications are available online using FAST. All online Tuition Assistance applications are due March 3, 2015 and supporting tax documents must be received by March 10, 2015.

The admission decision for a candidate is not influenced by the application for Tuition Assistance. Tuition Assistance applicants must meet the same requirements as all other candidates and must be accepted for admission to Duchesne Academy before Tuition Assistance awards can be granted.

Please contact Christine Staudt, in the Business Office, at 713-468-8211 ext. 192 if you have any questions.

The Janet Erskine Stuart Scholarship

Each year, Duchesne grants Janet Erskine Stuart awards for students entering the ninth grade. The award is named for a Religious of the Sacred Heart well known for her vision and writings about the education of young women.

Janet Erskine Stuart Awards are made to outstanding eighth graders who attend Catholic schools within the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The amount of the scholarship grant will be $6,000 and is renewable, contingent upon the student upholding specific criteria. Award recipients will be notified in mid-March, when all admission decisions are mailed.

This award will be granted to students who can demonstrate the following:

1. Competitive report cards in six, seventh and eighth grades.

2. Competitive ISEE scores.

3. Enthusiastic recommendations from math and English teachers and endorsed by the principal.

4. A strong desire to attend Duchesne Academy.

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