In serving as the premier center for education and ministry within the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, Saint Mark's is dedicated to ensuring a pathway to Catholic education for all who seek one. Due to the generous support from our constituency and alumni base, annual giving has doubled over the past three years, which helps support our tuition assistance programs. In keeping our commitment to make a premier Catholic education affordable to all, 70% of our current students receive some form of scholarship or aid.


2022-2023 TUITION:
  • 9th and 10th Grade - $15,125
  • 11th and 12th Grade - $14,875
  • International Students - $17,400

2022-2023 TUITION: $15,125 (Grade 9-10) | $14,875 (Grade 11-12)
Beginning with our current sophomore class (Class of 2025), we transitioned from family-purchased iPads to school-issued laptops. A $250 technology fee, which covers the devices, software, insurance and all other related expenses has been included into the tuition for Grade 9-10. There will be the opportunity, per the final terms of our provider, for students to keep their devices upon graduation as well. Please note, transfer students in grades 11-12 are required to purchase their own iPad. The following iPads suffice: iPad 7th generation or 8th generation, iPad Air 3rd or 4th generation or an iPad Pro 3rd or 4th generation.


EMMAUS FEES
EMMAUS is a fee-based optional program for students with documented learning differences. If you have specific questions about our EMMAUS program, please feel free to contact Mrs. Diane Kuczmarski, Director of EMMAUS, at 302-757-8738 or via email at dkuczmarski@stmarkshs.net.



OPTIONAL BUS TRANSPORTATION
Transportation routes are arranged each year based upon student interest. Click here to view transportation options for the 2022-2023 school year.

Scholarships & Need-Based Assistance

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  • Academic Scholarships

    *Click here to register for the Saint Mark's High School Placement Test (HSPT) on 11/12 OR 11/13. Should a student be awarded an Academic Scholarship, it is required for the student to accept their scholarship by completing an enrollment agreement and deposit by 1/31/23.

    Academic Scholarships are available to incoming freshmen (Class of 2027). These scholarships will be awarded to students based on their performance on the HSPT and a review of their academic records. It is required for a student to have a completed Saint Mark's application (click here to apply now) and HSPT score (click here to register for the HSPT) on file in order to be eligible for an academic scholarship review. Academic scholarships automatically renew annually as long as the student is not on academic/disciplinary probation.
  • 12 Merit-Based Scholarships

    *PRIORITY DEADLINE: 11/15/2022
    Merit-Based Scholarships are available for current eighth grade students (Class of 2027). Awards of $10,000 ($2,500 per year) will be allocated to scholarship recipients in each category. Students may apply for more than one award.


    ACADEMIC
    AWARDS:
    1. Excellence in Mathematics
    2. Excellence in Science
    3. Excellence in English
    4. Excellence in History
    5. Excellence in Religion
    6. Excellence in Technology

    FINE & PERFORMING ARTS AWARDS:
    1. Excellence in Art
    2. Excellence in Instrumental Music
    3. Excellence in Performing Arts 

    FAITH & SERVICE AWARDS:
    1. Commitment to Catholic Faith and Life
    2. Commitment to Community Service
    3. Commitment to Leadership


    Click here to view the qualifications, criteria and application for our merit-based scholarships. Applications may be scanned/emailed to Admissions@stmarkshs.net or dropped off at the main office during school hours.
  • Cheerleading Scholarship

    *DEADLINE: 11/15/2022
    Cheerleading Scholarships are available for 8th grade students (Class of 2027). Scholarships in the amount of $10,000 ($2,500 per year) will be allocated to scholarship recipients.


    Applicants may submit a video recording of their audition, which may highlight stunting, pyramids, tumbling, jumps, dance and/or choreography, etc. A one-page essay is also required - highlighting achievements, accolades and the ability to perform excellence in this activity. Cheerleading scholarships will renew annually if the student remains actively involved on our cheerleading team and is not on academic/disciplinary probation.

    Please submit essays and auditions to Admissions@stmarkshs.net.
  • Esports Scholarship

    *DEADLINE: 11/15/2022
    Esports Scholarships are available for current eighth grade students (Class of 2027). Awards of $10,000 ($2,500 per year) will be allocated to scholarship recipients.


    Students who have achieved a national/world ranking or have won competitions would be eligible for scholarship consideration. A gaming resume may be scanned/emailed to Admissions@stmarkshs.net for review. Esports scholarships renew annually as long as the student remains actively involved in our Esports program.

    Additionally, students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade may compete in our Annual Saint Mark's CyberClash for a chance to earn a $20,000 scholarship to Saint Mark's ($5,000 per year) and join our Saint Mark's Esports Team. Contact Mr. Ruffini via email at Cruffini@stmarkshs.net or 302-772-4509 with questions about the CyberClash tournament.
  • Ice Hockey Scholarship

    *DEADLINE: 11/15/22
    Ice Hockey Scholarships are available for current eighth grade students (Class of 2027). Awards of $10,000 ($2,500 per year) will be allocated to scholarship recipients.

    Applicants may submit a video recording of their highlight video or a video that shows their skating and stick skills. A one-page essay is also required - highlighting achievements, accolades and the ability to perform excellence in this extracurricular activity. Ice Hockey scholarships will renew annually if the student remains actively involved on our Saint Mark's Ice Hockey Team, remains involved in the team's community service initiatives and is not on academic/disciplinary probation.

    Please submit essays and auditions to Admissions@stmarkshs.net.
  • Catholic Education and Ministry Grant

    *PRIORITY DEADLINE: 1/31/23
    This grant is available to all students who have a parent/guardian employed in a full time capacity at a Catholic institution.

    The Saint Mark's Catholic Education and Ministry Grant is available to all students. Families are required to reapply annually. Please note, families applying for this grant should specify their employment upon the completion of our financial aid application.

    This grant program has been designed to thank the members of our community who have answered the call of service for the church and to ensure there is a pathway for Catholic education for their children. It aligns directly with our vision: To serve as the premier center for education and ministry within the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington.

    Please review the general requirements and complete the application at the following link: click here

      The completed document may be scanned/emailed to Admissions@stmarkshs.net.
    • Cpl. Stephen M. McGowan Grant

      *DEADLINE: 1/31/2023

      The Cpl. Stephen M. McGowan Fund is available to all students. Named in honor of Stephen McGowan, a 1996 graduate of Saint Mark's who was killed in Iraq in 2005 while serving in the army, the Cpl. Stephen M. McGowan Fund is a dedicated pool of financial aid dollars set aside to assist active duty military and veterans in making a Saint Mark's education possible for their children.

      We want all veterans and active duty military members to know that there is a path for their children to attend Saint Mark's. It is an honor to be of service to those who have served us and to do so while commemorating the life and the sacrifice of Cpl. McGowan. Thank you for considering a gift to this special fund! Click here to donate to the Cpl. Stephen M. McGowan Fund.

      If you are an active duty military member, or veteran, who would like to apply for assistance through this fund, please ensure you specify your service while completing our financial aid application. Proof of veteran status or active military duty will be required.

      Contact our Business Manager, Mrs. Colleen Podolak, at Cpodolak@stmarkshs.net or 302-757-8773 with questions.
    • Financial Aid

      *PRIORITY DEADLINE: 1/31/2023

      Financial Aid is available for all students. If you are a current family and receive Financial Aid you are required to re-apply. All families reapply annually. If you already have a FACTS account for tuition and/or financial aid from previous years/another school (elementary school, etc.), please feel free to use your same log-in credentials.

      A link to our financial aid application will be posted shortly.

      Contact our Business Manager, Mrs. Colleen Podolak, at Cpodolak@stmarkshs.net or 302-757-8773 with questions.
    • Visions for the Future - Diocese of Wilmington

      *DEADLINE: 1/31/2023

      The Diocese of Wilmington Education Trust Fund, Vision for the Future is available to all students. Please note, these awards are not Saint Mark's Financial Aid Awards. They are separate awards based on Diocesan criteria. This fund offers tuition assistance to low-income families that struggle to afford the full cost of tuition.
      Parents are required to apply through FACTS online at online.factsmgt.com/aid. All required documents must be uploaded and sent to FACTS electronically. FACTS representatives are available to guide parents through the application process and to answer questions by calling 1-866-441-4637.