Tuition and Financial Aid

Cathedral Catholic High School strives to make our Catholic high school education affordable for our families. Through the generosity of our alumni, families, donors and parish communities we raise funds that keep our tuition costs reasonable while providing all of our students, excellent teachers, coaches and moderators within a state-of-the-art facility. The tuition listed is for the 2021 – 2022 school year.

Tuition for the 2021-2022 School Year


Deposit: $500 due 03/31/2021

Tuition: $19,588 due 07/01/2021

Total: $20,088


Deposit: $500 due 03/31/2021

Payments: $9,844 due 07/01/2021 and $9,844 due 01/01/2022

Total: $20,188


Deposit: $500 due 03/31/2021

Payments paid through SMART Tuition: $1,649 due the 1st of each month 07/01/2021 – 06/01/2022

Total: $20,288

*Discounts for annual and semi-annual payment options

If you have any questions or need further information regarding tuition or financial assistance please call our Business Office at (858) 523-4000.

Tuition Assistance

The purpose of the Tuition Assistance Program at Cathedral Catholic High School is to make Catholic secondary school education as accessible and affordable as possible to all students who wish to attend.

New incoming students who wish to receive a preliminary estimate of award qualification for the 2022-23 school year may submit applications on the FAIR APP website beginning September 7th, 2021, using 2020 income tax return documentation. Please use our school code of 118, and password cchs118.

2021 income tax return documentation must be submitted to FAIR upon completion, but no later than February 15th, 2022 and will be analyzed for any substantial variation to 2020 data.

The financial assistance deadline for all students is February 15th, 2022. Applications for Tuition Assistance submitted and completed prior to February 15th, including 2021 income tax return and 2021 W-2 documentation, will receive priority for award consideration. Applications submitted after February 15th may not qualify for aid, dependent on fund allocation to applications submitted and completed prior to February 15th.

Scholarships for the 2022-2023 School Year

The Scholarship Program for applicants for the fall 2022 will be announced in October 2021.

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