Mater Dei Academy

Mater Dei Academy

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Tuition & Financial Aid

Mater Dei Academy has one of the lowest Catholic school tuitions in Lake County.

Tuition for the 2017-2018 school year:

K-8 Tuition per child:                   $4900

Full time Pre-Kindergarten:         $3500

Preschool Tuition per child:         Pre-3    $1400              Pre-4    $2000


There is a $200 non-refundable Education Fee for all students.

Financial assistance, in the form of parish scholarship, Diocesan aid or other parish aid is available for all who qualify. Any financial aid can only be accessed by filling out a financial need assessment application through SmartAid. Financial aid is only available for students in grades K-8, and applications should be submitted by March 1st.

SmartAid online access:      Mater Dei Academy ID: 13668 

Although the Diocese offers a second round of awards on June 1st, most available financial assistance at the Diocesan and parish level will be distributed to those who complete their paperwork by March 1st.