Tuition & Scholarships

SMB 2 - v4The expenses associated with choosing Catholic education for your child is a significant commitment. We know that this investment is one of the best you will ever make on behalf of your child.  We take our responsibility to protect your investment seriously.  We commit to providing a superior education steeped in the Catholic faith, positioning students to successfully move forward in higher education.

Tuition rates for Saint John Paul the Great are on-par, or less than, rates at other diocesan Catholic high schools, and the percentage of yearly increase is also lower. In addition to tuition, which may be paid up-front or on a monthly basis, certain standard expenses, such as text books and uniforms, also apply. At this point, there are no participation fees at John Paul the Great.  

Tuition rates for the 2017- 2018 school year

Catholic Rate*:

  • First student:               $13,230
  • Second student:           $9,700
  • Third student:              $8,390

Non-Catholic Rate:

  • First student:               $17,060

Non-Refundable Fees Due at Enrollment:

  • Enrollment Fee: $200
  • Tuition Deposit: $300
  • Graduation Fee (for Seniors only): $200

Options Program Supplement: $3,540
Modest tuition increases should be expected each year. New tuition rates are generally available in February.

*The subsidized rate for Catholic students reflects the tithing commitment made by parishioners and parishes in the Diocese of Arlington.

A limited number of academic and need-based scholarships are offered to incoming Freshman. The value of these scholarships generally range from $1,000 to several thousand dollars. Academic scholarships are renewable each year.  

For rising Freshmen who wish to apply for an academic scholarship, Saint John Paul the Great must be marked as “first choice” on the High School Placement Test.

Current John Paul students may apply for JP Pride scholarships, and the St. Michael Scholarship. Information about how to apply is given to students through internal school communications.

Diocese of Arlington Scholarship Foundation

FACTS Tuition Management Program
Saint John Paul the Great Catholic High School collects tuition and transportation fees through FACTS, a third party tuition management company. This allows families to spread the cost over multiple payment periods (10 or 12 month options). You also have the option to pay the full amount of tuition in advance directly to us via personal check. For questions regarding tuition payments, please contact Mrs. Donna Stoessel, Tuition Manager,

For general information about the FACTS Tuition Management Program, please click here. Please note that some details specific to John Paul are different, and will be communicated at the time of enrollment.

Tuition Assistance
Please see our Tuition Assistance page for information.

Refund Policy
Please see our Tuition and Fee Refund Policy for information.