2020-2021 Parental Investment Schedule


In Partnership with Spalding Catholic Schools



Average cost per pupil

Gehlen Scholarship

Catholic Parental Investment*

Per Diem Parental Investment

Non-Catholic/ Unregistered & Inactive Catholic Parental Investment


See link: Preschool Program

















Grades 1 thru 4






Grades 5 thru 8






Grades 9 thru 12






*Involved Catholic Parental Investment means the family receiving this rate is registered in a Catholic Parish, attending Mass weekly as is expected of Catholics, and otherwise practicing their Faith as well as giving in support of the parish in the Sunday collection.

All parental investments for the previous school year are expected to be paid in full before the beginning of the new school year.


Payment Options:

Option 1  -  Single Payment - Pay in full by July 15

Option 2  -  Semi-Annual Payments - Payments July 15 and January 15

Option 3  -  Quarterly Payments- Payments July 15, October 15, January 15 and April 15

Option 4  -  Monthly Payments - Payments beginning July 1

Payment may be made directly to school by automatic withdrawal or coupon book with accompanying check or cash.

Lunch/Milk & Snack

Lunch rate for Preschool-12 is $2.70*/day.  Children in Preschool and Transitional Kindergarten receive milk and snack twice a day totaling $150 and $250.00/year.  Children in Kindergarten receive extra milk each a day totaling $81.00/year.

Rate Reduction for 4th (+) child(ren)

The fourth child discount will be applied to the youngest child(ren) in families with four (4) or more children enrolled at Gehlen Catholic School. This applies to K-12 students only.

Tuition Assistance Options:

  • Diocesan Scholarship Program – Apply online with TADS - Application Due March 15
  • USDA Federal (Free and Reduced) Lunch Grant Program – Application available August 1; Due August 15
  • Local Tuition Assistance – Apply online with TADS along with the Diocesan Scholarship Program due March 15


2019-2020 Investment per pupil                                   $7,400

Average Investment of Parishes                                           36.77%

Average Investment of Parents                                            50.96%

Average Investment of Development/Fund Raising                10.26%

Other Income                                                                     1.66%


*Lunch prices are subject to change*

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