DCC Kindergarten Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition Example

The Smith family who attends and is registered members of St. Tobias Parish consists of the following: Dad, Mom, son John who is in 6th grade and daughter Susie who is in the 3rd grade. Mr. & Mrs Smith have a combined Pennsylvania Income in the amount of $65,000. They applied and qualified for the STAR Foundation award and actively used the Rotary Tuition Rebate Program. Their tuition is calculated as follows:

First Child Middle School $4,053
Second Child Elementary $2,768
Technology Fee ($195) per student    $390
Total Tuition before Aid $7,211
STAR Foundation Award* $3,894
Rotary Rebate Earnings**     $954
Tuition after Aid $2,363
Monthly Payment

*STAR Foundation Award reflects 2016-2017 funding. Awards are subject to change annually dependent on funding.
** Rotary Rebate Earnings reflect an average earnings during the 2015-2016 period.

DCC Kindergarten Tuition


Kindergarten  Non – Contributing
Tech Fee Family Fundraising Fee
$4,153 $3460 $195 $250

*Children from families, confirmed by parish records, of parishes contributing to the support of DCC (St Catherine, St Joseph, St Michael, St Bernard, St Mary, St Tobias, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Francis) are eligible for contributing parish discounts.

** Multi-year discounts of 20% are awarded to continuing students into the All Day 5 day Pre-K Program and Kindergarten.

Balances due on tuition statements may be satisfied by 1) sending payment in full to DCC Attn: Tuition Payments, P.O. Box 567, DuBois, PA 15801, or by 2) completing a FACTS agreement online and make the first month’s payment. Payments may be made by check or credit card authorization.

FACTS Payment Information and Agreement

Financial Aid

PA Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC) Funding

  • BRAVO Foundation
    The BRAVO Foundation is funded by a PA EITC Program. Depending upon available awarded funds it is distributed to students in grades PK-12, based on results from PSAS tuition aid application.
  • BRIDGE Foundation Scholarships
    The BRIDGE Foundation is funded by a PA EITC Program. Depending upon available awarded funds it is distributed to students in grades PK-12, based on results from BRIDGE tuition aid application.
  • STAR Foundation is a needs-based scholarship program that provides tuition assistance to students who enroll in either a Catholic High School or a Catholic Elementary School (including pre-K). To be eligible for the scholarship, you must meet income guidelines as a resident of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The STAR Foundation was established as a result of the EITC program established by the Commonwealth.

STAR Tuition Assistance Application

Other Sources

  • DCC Tuition Assistance Program
    The school may allocate tuition assistance through its restricted reserves to qualified families with students in grades Pre-K through 12.
  • Rotary Tuition Rebate Program
    This program allows families to earn rebate dollars on both national and local gift certificates. Rebate dollars accrued are then deducted from the following year’s tuition account.

Rotary Tuition Rebate Program Information

Please phone (371-6889) or visit the Business Office to satisfy questions or seek assistance during regular business hours, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday


Kindergarten Curriculum and Goals


DCC Kindergarten Tuition and Financial Aid


Registration is Easy!

This is a great time to register for Kindergarten.  Click Here  to sign your child up to become a member of the Central Family.  

You can also call the Elementary Office at 814-371-2570