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Tuition Assistance

We want to fulfill the desire of every family seeking the caliber of our Catholic education for their child(ren).

Along with the support of our local parishes, we offer scholarships and grants to make tuition affordable for all.

Families interested in applying for tuition assistance will have the opportunity to do so when enrollment opens annually in February. We utilize TADS for our online application process. 

All returning families need to complete the online application by the April 1 deadline. Only completed applications in GOOD status will be reviewed and considered for the first round of awarding and families will be notified of awards during the first week of June. Please note that financial aid decisions are made based on a family’s demonstrated financial need and are determined on a case-by-case basis. TADS communicates directly with families regarding the status of their application.

New families considering applying after the April 1st deadline should reach out to the Admissions Office for application information.

The following information may help you be prepared ahead of your application:

Family Welcome Sheet
Family Welcome Sheet (Spanish)

Worksheet '24-'25
Worksheet '24-'25 (Spanish)


 Apply for Tuition Assistance Here 

What assistance will I qualify for?


Family Discounts

We offer a family discount for 3 or more students enrolled in grades Preschool - 12 grades. You may elect to receive this discount by checking the related box in your student’s online enrollment.

3 Students Enrolled
$400 discount/student
Total discount: $1,200

4 Students Enrolled
$825 discount/student
Total discount: $3,300

5 Students Enrolled
$1,275 discount/student
Total discount: $6,375

6 Students Enrolled
$1,750 discount/student
Total discount: $10,500


South Dakota Partners in Education


We partner with South Dakota Partners in Education (a state Scholarship Granting Organization) as a scholarship option for low-to-moderate income families based on household size. More than 300 of our students currently receive this scholarship, which range in size from $1400-$2900. Refer to the table to see if your family qualifies.


2024-2025 SDPE Qualifying Income Scale

A qualifying income cannot be more than what is listed below.

Household Size

2    $56,721   
3    $71,650   
4    $86,580   
5    $101,510   
6    $116,439   
7    $131,368   
8    $146,298   
For each additional
family member, add








Families who do not meet the family discount or SDPE qualifying criteria are still eligible to apply for tuition assistance. Did you know we awarded more than 2 million dollars to our students this year? We want to partner with you to make Bishop O'Gorman Catholic Schools a reality for your family!