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      Your Child’s Future
              At




St. Aloysius Catholic Elementary
     and Junior High School
              (KR-8)
          2011-2012
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January 30, 2011


Dear Parents,

At St. Aloysius Catholic School, we are proud to partner with you in the education of your children.
Together we can challenge our young people to do their personal best academically while helping
them to grow in faith and develop Christian values.

St. Aloysius has a fifty year tradition of Catholic education, instilling in students the faith,
knowledge, morals and discipline that will enable them to fulfill their future roles in life. Now, more
than ever, a Catholic education is truly an investment in the future that is worth the consideration of
every family.

     Here at St. Aloysius your investment will offer you these returns:
        † Values-based teaching grounded in the tradition of the Roman Catholic Church.
        † Superior education which will position your child for a lifetime of opportunity.
        † Caring and supportive learning environment to enhance your child’s self esteem.
        † Wellness activities that touch your child’s mind, body, and spirit.
        † Safe, secure, and peaceful atmosphere of respect and discipline.
        † Open, collaborative communication focusing on what’s best for your child.

Simply desiring a Catholic education may not be enough without a plan to finance your child’s
ability to experience them at St. Aloysius Catholic School. There are a number of financial
possibilities available to you. Please take the time to read through the information and contact
me if you need further clarification.

Parents are often concerned that their financial situation may change during the school year. If that
were to occur, you are encouraged to speak with the principal or business manager.

Thank you for your support of St. Aloysius Catholic School. May the Lord continue to bless us in our
partnership.


                                         God’s Blessings,
                                           Mrs. Andrea Puhl
                                                  Mrs. Andrea Puhl, Principal-Minister


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               St. Aloysius Catholic School Acceptance Procedures
In accordance with Christian principles, St. Aloysius Catholic School recruits and admits students of any race, color or
ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities. The school will not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, or extracurricular activities. In addition, after the
academic school year begins, a child will only be admitted to St. Aloysius Catholic School if the family has moved into the
Bowling Green School District or by Principal discretion.

In the event of limited classroom space, preference in admission is made in the following order:

    1. Currently registered students of St. Aloysius Catholic School. (KR-8)
    2. Catholic siblings of currently registered students who are parishioners of St. Aloysius Church.
    3. Catholic siblings of currently registered students who are parishioners of one of the other surrounding Catholic
       Parishes without elementary schools.
    4. Children of parishioners of St. Aloysius Church.
    5. Children of parishioners of other area Catholic Parishes.
    6. Siblings of currently registered students who are not Catholic.
    7. Children of non-parishioners.

St. Aloysius Catholic School requires a solid commitment from parents to register and enroll their child(ren) for
the 2011-2012 school year. Various factors influence the school budget – enrollment, economy, state funding,
parish subsidy, etc. In order to give the school appropriate time to study these factors and to budget effectively,
we ask parents make a final enrollment decision before summer break of 2011.

                                         Registration Procedures
Current Family Registration: Current family registration begins on February 10, 2011. A completed registration
packet, the Family Registration Fee, and the Classroom Materials fee are to be returned by March 4, 2011. NO family
will be allowed to register children and attend St. Aloysius Catholic School for the following school year, if
tuition/fees have not been paid from the previous school year.

New Family Registration: New student registration will begin on March 6, 2011. To enroll your child(ren) at St.
Aloysius Catholic School, a completed registration packet and the registration/classroom materials fees are required.
Acceptance to St. Aloysius Catholic School for students in grades 1-8 will be decided by the Principal after having
conversation with parents and obtaining information from the student’s previous school. If acceptance is denied, the
registration is refunded.

Kindergarten Readiness/Kindergarten Placement: In May 2011, registered students entering Kindergarten
Readiness or Kindergarten will be placed in the appropriate class based on parent recommendation. After screening in
August, final placement into the Kindergarten Readiness or Kindergarten class will be decided by the Kindergarten Team
(principal & teachers). Following screening, discussion will take place with parents if the Kindergarten Team determines
class placement does not match the parent’s initial registration request.


                                        Tuition/Fees Information
The operation of our school is one of our primary missions as a parish. St. Aloysius Catholic School is funded through the
partnership of St. Aloysius Church parishioners and school parents. A substantial portion of the school budget is
subsidized by the parish.

The 2010-2011 tuition rates for St. Aloysius Catholic School are as follows:
      Parishioner* Rate:
             One Child                  $2300                   Four Children             $6250
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               Two Children               $4210                      Five Children         $6250
               Three Children             $5700                      Non parishioner Rate: $4310 per child


*Parishioner rate applies to child(ren) of registered St. Aloysius parishioners as well as registered parishioners of
surrounding Catholic Parishes without schools.

REGISTRATION FEE – The registration fee of $50.00 per family is due by March 4, 2011 or with registration packet.

CLASSROOM MATERIALS FEE: The fee of $150 per student in grades KR through 8 is due by March 4, 2011 or with
registration packet.

                                          Tuition Payment Options
_____ Option 1           Single payment due May 20, 2011 payable to St. Aloysius Catholic School
_____ Option 2           FACTS payment plan. Please indicate your payment preference.
                         _____    Same as 10-11 School year
        If new or making changes to last year’s plan; please select an option below: (Please reference E-cashier instruction letter)

                         _____    12 Monthly invoiced payments beginning June 2011: You will receive a monthly invoice with
                                  payment due on the 1st of the month.
                         _____    12 Monthly (ACH) payments beginning June 2011. Your payment will be automatically (ACH)
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                                  deducted on the 5 or 20 of each month from your designated account. (Circle date preference).
                         _____    Quarterly invoiced payments beginning June 2011. You will receive a quarterly
                                  invoice with payment due on the 1st of the month.
                         _____    Quarterly (ACH) payments beginning June 2011. Your payment will be automatically (ACH)
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                                  deducted on the 5 or 20 of June, Sept., Dec., and March from your designated account. (Circle
                                  date preference).
                         _____    Payment by credit card: If you elect to pay by credit/debit card, your monthly payment, along with
                                  a convenience fee, will be automatically charged to the card you designate. The convenience fee is
                                  in addition to any nonrefundable enrollment fee.

All families are also encouraged to participate in Tuition Reduction Incentive Plan. TRIP helps families reduce the cost
of tuition by purchasing gift certificates for retail establishments. Information on this program is available through the
school office or Parent Association. If you and other family members participate, you have the potential to earn your
child’s entire tuition cost by buying gift certificates for purchases you already plan to make.

IF YOU SELECT OPTION 1 AND PAYMENT IS NOT RECEIVED BY 5/20/2011, YOU WILL BE CONTACTED TO
ENROLL IN THE FACTS PAYMENT PLAN. NO CHILD WILL BE FULLY REGISTERED UNTIL ONE OF THE TWO
PAYMENT OPTIONS IS COMPLETED AND RECEIVED BY THE PARISH BUSINESS MANAGER.


                                       FACTS Tuition Payment Plan
For those families who prefer to make periodic tuition payments, the FACTS Tuition Payment Plan will be used. The plan
is very flexible. You may choose to make payments quarterly or monthly (June through May). You also have the option of
paying by check, using a credit card, or having the payment automatically deducted from your bank account. A 2%
transaction fee will be assessed by FACTS if using a credit card. There is no interest to pay because this is not a loan
program. All St. Aloysius school families are eligible to use this program. A nonrefundable fee of $60 per family is
required to cover the administrative costs of the program. This fee will be added to the tuition amount due. The FACTS
Plan is for tuition payments only. Registration and classroom material fees are due and payable at the time of registration.

An informative brochure is enclosed with the registration materials. Please read these carefully if you are considering
using the FACTS Plan. Please select one of the 6 choices under Option 2 on the Tuition Information Form and we will
forward the proper form to you to complete. Returning families may select: Same as 11-12 school year and no additional
form needs completion.




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                                          Tuition Assistance (Scholarships)
It is our intention to ensure that each child, who is a member of St. Aloysius Parish, will not be denied an education at St.
Aloysius Catholic School as a result of the inability to pay tuition costs. If you would like to apply for tuition assistance,
three sources are available: Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund, Tuition Assistance Endowment through the Diocese of
Toledo, and St. Aloysius Parish/School.

If your family is in need of financial assistance, St. Aloysius Catholic School has three ways to provide help.
          #1: St. Aloysius School/Parish Tuition Assistance ensures that each child, who is a member of St. Aloysius Parish, will not be
                     denied an education at St. Aloysius Catholic School as a result of the inability to pay tuition costs. The application is
                     included in the registration packet. Final determination of assistance will be made by May 1, 2011 by the Pastor and
                     Principal.
          #2: The Northwest Ohio Scholarship Program offers funding for tuition assistance for families who enroll in local private
                     schools and who meet specific qualifications. Eligibility is based on your family’s annual household income. The
                     application is available at www.cyss.org (click on schools.) Please return with your registration. This is renewable if a
                     family continues to qualify.
          #3: Toledo Diocese Tuition Assistance Endowment “One Faith… Many Blessings” offers funding to students with needs-based
                     financial aid. Detailed information will be included in your 2011-2012 registration packet if this scholarship is available
                     for the 11-12 school year.

All families are also encouraged to participate in Tuition Reduction Incentive Plan. TRIP helps families reduce the cost
of tuition by purchasing gift certificates for retail establishments. Information on this program is available through the
school office or Parent Association. If you and other family members participate, you have the potential to earn your
child’s entire tuition cost by buying gift certificates for purchases you already plan to make.

It is our school’s policy that if a family receives a scholarship from NWOSF or OFMB and has been granted
assistance from St. Aloysius Parish, the Parish scholarship amount will be reduced by the amount granted from
either of the two funds. St. Aloysius Parish Scholarship reduction will appear on your family tuition account once
all other scholarships have been granted and the Business Manager has been notified. Reduction of your family
account due to assistance granted by the NWOSF or OFMB will appear once we have confirmation from the fund.
Since you are notified of the scholarship before the Parish is, we ask you to bring in your confirmation letter to
the Parish Business Manager to adjust your account.


                                                       Tuition Refunds
The registration/material/learning center fees will be refunded if a student is not accepted to attend St. Aloysius Catholic
School by the first day of the 2011-2012 school year.

Students who transfer out of St. Aloysius Catholic School or are expelled during the school year will receive tuition refunds
according to the following plan:

    1. Registration and Classroom Materials fees are non-refundable.

    2. Withdrawal Refunds:

              Before July 1, 2011: 100% tuition refund.

              July 1, 2010 through the end of the first semester: 50% of the prorated school days remaining for 2011-2012.
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              After 2 Semester begins: 10% of the prorated school days remaining for 2011-2012.

Note: If you are paying through the FACTS Payment Plan (beginning June 1, 2011) and your child/children leaves
St. Aloysius School for any reason, you are obligated to continue making payments for the balance due
according to the refund schedule above, unless other arrangements are made with the Pastor/Principal.

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