Tuition and Financial Aid

2018-19 In-Parish Annual Tuition Rate         

Kindergarten – $5,500   ($550/month)

1 Child – $6,000   ($600/month)

2 Children – $10,000   ($1000/month)

3 Children – $12,700   ($1,270/month)

4 Children – $14,000   ($1,400/month)

5 Children – $15,000   ($1,500/month)

*Actual cost to educate per student – $8,000+

2018-19 Out-of-Parish Annual Tuition Rate         

Kindergarten – $5,800   ($580/month)

1 Child – $7,600   ($760/month)

2 Children – $13,500   ($1,350/month)

3 Children – $17,000   ($1,700/month)

4 Children – $18,200   ($1,820/month)

5 Children – $20,200   ($2,020/month)

No Technology Fees.  No Required Fundraisers.  Registration Fee applied towards Tuition.

2018-19 In-Parish Pre-K Rates

5 full days – $8,400        5 half days – $5,430

4 full days  $6,900        4 half days – $4,455

3 full days – $5,400        3 half days – $3,480

2 full days – $3,400        2 half days – $2,505

2018-19 Out-of-Parish Pre-K Rates

5 full days – $9,900         5 half days – $6,400

4 full days – $8,000        4 half days – $5,170

3 full days – $6,200        3 half days – $4,000

2 full days – $4,200        2 half days – $2,700

Preschool Sibling Discount:
Families with one or more children enrolled in the Grade School and one or more children enrolled in the Preschool will receive a 15% tuition discount of the total Preschool tuition amount due.

 No Technology Fees.  No Required Fundraisers.  Registration Fee applied towards Tuition.

Registration Fee

The Registration Fee is a non-refundable fee of $150 for returning families.  For those returning families registered before March 1st, the fee WILL be applied towards tuition.  For those families returning who apply after March 1st, the fee WILL NOT be applied towards tuition.  We ask that all returning families register by March 1st.

For new families, the registration fee will be $250 which will be applied towards tuition.  If a class is full, students will be placed on a waiting list if they have registered.  In the event that an opening occurs, or that numbers permit the addition of another class section, parents will be contacted.

New Family Referral

For each new family that is referred to St. Thomas the referring family will receive a $400 discount from their tuition.  To learn more see the New Student Referral Incentive Program.

In-Parish Tuition Rate

Contributing to the parish at a minimum level of $25 per week or $1,200 per calendar year is required for tuition at the In-Parish level.  For more details please see the school handbook.

Scholarship and Financial Aid Program

Families needing tuition assistance are invited to apply for support.  Preference for aid will be given to active St. Thomas parishioners.  All families requesting financial assistance must apply using the FACTS Financial Aid ApplicationReturning family scholarship applications are due by March 1st, 2018.  New families can apply at any time.  Applying families of 6th – 8th grade students are also automatically reviewed for scholarship funding from the Diocese of Lansing. 

Please contact the principal, Tim DiLaura, at 734-769-0911 or if you have any questions or wish to arrange a personal tour.

The Extended School Program (ESP) is offered to parents who need to have care for their children before and/or after school. ESP is available from 7:00-7:40 a.m. and from 3:05-5:30 p.m. daily.

For more information, please contact ESP coordinator, Sharon Tewes, at

ESP Handbook – Please click here to view the ESP handbook

7:00 am – 7:45 am – $3.75
3:07 pm – 4:30 pm – $6.50 (full rate applies after 4:30p.m.)
3:07 pm – 5:30 pm – $13.00
After 5:30 pm – $1.00 per minute
*Each additional child may attend at 75% the normal rate
(Students must be in attendance at the same time to receive this rate.)