Financial Aid and Tuition Discounts

Financial Aid

We understand that the cost of a Catholic education can seem overwhelming. St. Mary’s offers financial assistance to those families who apply and qualify.
Please download the St. Mary’s Financial Aid Application below and submit it to the Admissions Office. We ask that you attach a copy of your most recent tax returns to the application. Decisions are made within two weeks of a completed application.
Scholarship Fund for Inner City Children.​    – SFIC website includes Application and Facts about the Scholarship Fund and a FAQ (frequently Asked Questions page)  

Application Help Line Phone Number  – (973) 497-4283 available Mon-Fri 9AM – 12Noon or Mon-Thurs 1PM – 4PM

SFIC General Email – [email protected] (This is the best way (and fastest way) to get a quick response back.

SFIC application document fax number – (973) 497-4241 To fax required documents only.  WE DO NOT ACCEPT ANY HARD COPY APPLICATIONS.  THEY MUST ALL BE COMPLETED ONLINE WITH THE $30 APPLICATION FEE! 

You can apply to them directly by clicking the following link:

Tuition Discounts

St. Mary’s offers a number of tuition discounts for families. Please read the list below to see if you qualify.
Sibling Discount – $800 tuition discount. This amount is taken off the tuition of the second registered student.
Parishioner Discount – $1000 tuition discount if you are a registered member of a Catholic parish in the Archdiocese of Newark. You must have a registered student at SMHS and submit the Parishioner Discount Form to be signed by your pastor in order receive this benefit.
Alumni Discount – $250 tuition discount. This applies to students whose parent graduated from St. Mary of the Assumption HS. Parent name and date of graduation must be verified by the SMHS Business Office.
Archdiocesan Employee Discount – $250 tuition discount. This applies to registered students whose parents are employed in a school in the Archdiocese of Newark.