2020-2021 Tuition

Choosing a Catholic education is an investment in your child’s future. At St. Margaret of Scotland School, we will work together with your family to make the dream of Catholic education a reality for your child.

Tuition Packet

We are excited to announce that registration for the 2020-2021 school year is open! This packet has all the information you need about registering your child for next school year. All materials must be completed and the registration fee must be paid for your child to be officially registered for the next school year

Payment Options

Every family must register with FACTS, which is our tuition management program. Families have the option of paying online, over the phone, invoicing or in the office

The school office only accepts credit cards or money orders. Cash and checks are not accepted. There is a 2.75% service fee on all credit card purchases.

Monthly payments can be broken up into 10,11, or 12 installments.

12 month payments will start on June 5, 2020 and end on May 5, 2021

11 month payments will start on July 5, 2020 and end on May 5, 2021

10 month payments will start on August 5, 2020 and end on May 5, 2021


Registration Fee

$100.00 per family ($50 before March 1, 2020)

Facts Tuition Fee

$65.00- $40.00 enrollment fee/ $25.00 application Fee:

8th Grade Graduation Fee

$300.00 per 8th grade student

Tuition Late Fee

$50.00 (Late fees CANNOT be waived)

Discounts Available

Discounts Available:

New Family Referral: $400

1. a)We are looking for new families and students to join us at SMOS. If you refer a family to come to SMOS, the family registers and starts the school year with us, you will receive a $400 credit towards your tuition. Referral discounts will be applied in October . There is no limit on this discount. Every family you refer to, you will get $400 off

Paid in Full Discount

Tuition paid in full by July 5, 2020 will receive 15% of total tuition

Tuition paid in full by September 1, 2020 will receive 10% off total tuition

Financial Aid:

St. Margaret of Scotland is strongly committed to making our quality, Catholic education affordable and accessible. We work closely with families to help provide financial assistance to those families in need. Please see the “Financial Aid Overview” about how to apply for financial aid.

Financial Obligations

All families must stay up to date with all financial obligations owed to St. Margaret of Scotland School. If families are unable to make their financial obligations, families will not be allowed to attend class until all financial obligations are met.

Tuition Payments

Tuition payments are due on a monthly basis, on the 1st or 15th or 20th of every moth. We offer a 10, 11, and 12 month payment plans for each family. Payments must be made on time or there is a $50 late fee. St. Margaret of Scotland School uses FACTS to manage our tuition collection. Families have the option of paying over the phone, online or invoice with FACTS

Tuition Assistance

St. Margaret of Scotland School mission is to provide an excellent, valuable education for students of all ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds. At St. Margaret of Scotland School, we are committed to welcoming all families, including those who cannot afford to pay the full tuition. To support this vital mission, we work very closely with the Archdiocese of Chicago and Big Shoulders Fund to help those families in financial need apply for financial aid and scholarships.

For more information please visit please click here: Financial Aid

Illinois Action for Children

St. Margaret of Scotland School is a listed provider for the Illinois Action for Children (Daycare Action).

  • Preschool and Kindergarten children are eligible until the age of 6.

  • Children ages 7 to 13 are eligible for before and after school care.

  • Applications may be picked up in the office or click here to download

For more information, visit the AFC website