School Family Obligations

Parents help in many volunteer capacities: art docents, chaperones, aides, library, and school events.  In order for St. Patrick School to operate and provide excellence in Catholic education, service and financial support from parents is needed because tuition alone does not cover the complete cost of a child’s education.

In addition to tuition payments, parents are expected to donate to the church on a regular basis. Though the pastor and parish are generous in supporting the school with about 36% of its expenses, both the school tuition and church support should be made a priority in the family’s budget.

The Home and School organization requires a set number of hours and a set amount of funds to be generated by each family on fundraising activities. This involves the families socially as well as making fundraisers possible.

Last, each family must subscribe to the Northwest Indiana Catholic newspaper.

Provided your account is paid up and in good standing, profits for K-8 families earned in excess of their profit requirement earn them "GiveBack".  Families will receive 50% of their excess earned profit as a deduction from the following year's tuition, up to the cost of one year's tuition.

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