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!
Middle School Teacher
Mr. John Hill began teaching at SJCS in 2016 with 30 years of teaching experience in public schools. He has taught both in the special education classroom setting as well as inclusive/differentiated classrooms, grades Kindergarten through 8th.
Mr. Hill earned both his Bachelors of Education and a Masters of Education from Ohio University, and he has since earned numerous graduate hours from Ohio University. Mr. Hill loves teaching and leading thought-provoking discussions as well as facilitating student-driven activities in his middle school Theology classroom.
He is married to Stephanie, SJCS RLA teacher, and they have one daughter, Madelyn, a 2017 graduate of both SJCS and SJCHS. Mr. Hill is passionate about reading and learning as much as he can about a wide variety of subject matter, which he brings daily to his classroom. He loves fishing--especially in the Canadian wilderness, traveling, music, and spending time with friends and family.