Investing in Your Child's Education
Below is a breakdown of the 2022-2023 tuition rates. You will also find valuable links to find financial aid opportunities.
If you have any questions at all, feel free to contact Carol Gale.
The Hope Scholarship
Hope Scholarship is the state’s education savings account program that gives parents an opportunity to build an individual learning experience that works best for their child. The scholarship allows K-12 students to receive financial assistance that can be used for tuition, fees and other expenses.
To qualify for the Hope Scholarship Program in the 2022-2023 academic year, a student must be a West Virginia resident and be one of the following:
Eligible for or required to be enrolled in kindergarten
Enrolled full-time in public elementary or secondary school in West Virginia for an entire instructional term of the 2021-2022 academic year
Enrolled full-time and attending a public elementary or secondary school in West Virginia for at least 45 calendar days during the current instructional term at the time of application
Financial Aid is available to both Catholic and non-Catholic students through Diocesan, Parish and School funding.
To apply for Financial Aid:
FACTS online- All applicants (Catholics and non-Catholics) MUST apply online for Financial Aid with
Submit most recent Tax Return documentation
Complete the attached Scholarship Application
Attach most recent report cards of students
Submit completed application with supporting documentation to the Principal, Dr. Templeton by deadline
Assistance will be based on financial need. No more than 50% of the tuition amount after FACTS, may be subsidized for each child applying for assistance.
TOMI SCHAFFER SCHOLARSHIP FUND Application
Tuition Assistance Process for Phase I Financial Aid with the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston opens on February 1, 2022 and will close of April 30, 2022. We strongly encourage you to apply during this time!
Pre-K Program Director
Ms. Kristy started working for St Joseph Catholic School in the fall of 2010. She currently holds a Child Development Associates from The National Association of Early Childhood as well as Apprenticeship for Child Development Specialist and Early Childhood Certificate from the Collins Career Center. She has more than 25 years experience in the early childhood profession.
Ms. Kristy is a board member of the local Early Childhood Chapter Building Bridges. She is married with a daughter, who is a graduate of St. Joseph Central Catholic High School and attends Marshall University. Ms. Kristy enjoys camping and spending time with family and friends.