Affording Priory


The vision of Priory has been and remains steadfast that a Benedictine education be available to talented students from all financial backgrounds. Priory admits students on their ability to succeed regardless of economic circumstances.

2024 - 2025 Tuition
Tuition, Grades 7-12 $28,700
Lunch $1,425
Laptop $475 lease per year
Textbooks* (estimate)

$400 - $600 per year

Students typically incur other limited costs during the school year for items such as sports equipment or uniforms and advanced placement test fees.

*Textbook costs will vary from year to year depending on the course schedule.

More Than 40% of Students Receive Tuition Assistance

Financial aid applicants are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Each student award decision is unique and is awarded by tuition assistance and endowed scholarships.



Families with at least one parent in the following professions:

  • K-8 Educator (not applicable if receiving 50% RTAC School discount or Priory full-time Employee remission benefit)

  • Military, Fire, Police, EMS

Sibling Discount

Families with two or more sons simultaneously enrolled at Priory (not applicable if receiving 50% RTAC School discount or Priory full-time employee remission benefit). A 10% discount on the tuition fee only will be given for each sibling simultaneously enrolled at Priory. 

Proof of current employment (letter from supervisor, pay stub, etc) will be required for educator/first responder discount. Sibling discounts will be applied to tuition bills automatically.

Did you know?

  • 529 plans can now be used for secondary education.
  • Payments can be spread over 10 months using Priory's payment management system.
  • Priory works with families during times of change and transition. If your circumstances change, we will support you.


Steps for prospective families to seek tuition assistance:

  1. Complete an application for reduced tuition using the FACTS Grant & Aid Application. FACTS is a third party financial aid management program with which Priory works.
  2. FACTS will calculate a suggested family contribution to tuition based on the information provided.
  3. Priory will review the information and determine the appropriate tuition based on each family's ability to pay.
  4. Tuition assistance requests will be announced at the time of re-enrollment and with new acceptances. 

FACTS Grant & Aid Application

Questions about FACTS and financial aid can be directed to Angie Fuchs at 314.434.3690, ext. 317 or


2024-2025 Tuition Assistance Timeline
FACTS Application opens Oct. 1, 2024
All Financial Aid Applications Due to Business Office Dec. 31, 2024
Admissions Decisions Mailed to All Prospective 9th Grade/High School Students Jan. 24, 2025
9th Grade Enrollment Contracts/Deposits Due to Enrollment Office Feb. 14, 2025
Admissions Decisions Mailed to All Prospective 7th and 8th Grade Students March 7, 2025
7th/8th Grade Enrollment Contracts/Deposits Due to Enrollment Office March 28, 2025


$2.1 million

Priory families were offered $2.1 million in tuition assistance packages for the 2023-24 academic year. Awards are not based on income alone, but also take into consideration family size and other core expenditures.

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