Registration FAQ

What Are the 2018-19 Tuition Rates?
What Are the Additional Fees Associated With Registering My Child?
Are There Any Options for Financial Aid?
What Documents Do I Need to Register My Child?
If My Child has an IEP in Place, What Services Does GSCA Offer?
Is There Bus Service Available?
Do You Offer Early Drop-Off and/or After School Care?
Is Free Lunch Available at GSCA?
What Is the Required Uniform, and Where Can I Purchase It?

What Are the 2018-19 Tuition Rates?

Tuition is due monthly July through April. All tuition payments must be made by the specified date or a $25 late fee will be imposed. There is also a $25 fee for checks returned from the bank.

Jr. Pre-K (3 year olds)

  • 3 Half Days – $2,950
  • 5 Half Days – $3,750
  • 5 Full Days – $4,450

Pre-K (4 year olds)
There is no tuition for our Pre-K as we are a part of the NYC Pre-K For All Program.

K-8

  • One Child – $4,450
  • Second Child – $2,900
  • Third Child – $2,480
  • Fourth Child – $1,470

What Are the Additional Fees Associated With Registering My Child?

  • Registration Fees: Non-refundable fee of $150 per family per year. This only reserves a seat until July payment.
  • Development: Every family (JPK/K-8) is mandated to pay $250 towards the development of the academy, namely special programs and capital improvements. This fee must be paid by the designated week in July. Anyone who fails to pay on time will be charged a $25 late fee.
  • Material Fee: There is a $100 (per child) book fee for students in JPK. There is a $150 (per child) book fee for students in Grades K-8. This must be paid no later than August 1 or a late fee will be imposed.
  • Activities Fee: There is a $75 (per child) activities fee for students in JPK/Kindergarten through 8th grade. This helps cover the cost of extracurricular activities and must be paid no later than August 1 or a late fee will be imposed.

Are There Any Options for Financial Aid?

Partial tuition assistance for the 2018-19 school year is available through Futures in Education!

Financial aid is available for eligible students in grades K to 8 who attend a Catholic Academy or Parish School within the Diocese of Brooklyn. Families must meet financial eligibility requirements to be considered.

Apply now and find more information about Futures in Education scholarship programs. 

FACTS is a third-party vendor selected by Futures in Education to conduct fair and confidential financial need assessments. To learn more about Futures in Education, please visit futuresineducation.org.

What Documents Do I Need to Register My Child?

New students must submit the following:

  • Completed registration form or begin your application online here
  • Non-refundable $150 registration fee
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Copy of baptismal certificate (if Catholic)
  • Record of immunizations
  • Consent to fees form

In addition to the above items, students transferring to Good Shepherd Catholic Academy must also submit:

  • Copies of current and previous report cards
  • IEP if applicable
  • Interview with the principal
  • Evaluation from previous school

If My Child has an IEP in Place, What Services Does GSCA Offer?

GSCA provides children with on-site support including speech, occupational therapy, physical therapy, SETSS and all testing accomodations/modifications.

Is There Bus Service Available?

Yes there is bussing offered to and from Good Shepherd Catholic Academy.

Do You Offer Early Drop-Off and/or After School Care?

Yes, early drop off is available beginning at 7:30. Registration for the After School Program is $25, paid in September. After the designated date, the fee is $35. Rates for the After School Program are noted on the Registration Forms.

Is Free Lunch Available at GSCA?

Yes free lunch is available for those students that qualify based on household income.

What Is the Required Uniform, and Where Can I Purchase It?

Uniforms are required for all students except those who attend our Pre-K for All program. Students in Pre-K for All may choose to wear the uniform if they wish. Uniforms can be purchasd at IDEAL Uniform Store – 1816 Flatbush Avenue. Simply tell a member of the IDEAL Staff that your child attends Good Shepherd Catholic Academy, as well as the grade, and they will provide you with all that you need. You can also visit their website.