Tuition for the 2019 - 2020 school year is $13,900.
*Tuition for the 2020-2021 school year will be released in January 2020.

Detailed information about applying for financial aid for the 2020-2021 school year will be posted soon. 

We strive to keep additional fees to a minimum and tuition increases modest. Additional expenses include registration, uniforms, educational resources, and transportation (if applicable). 

Saint Mark's is committed to providing an outstanding Catholic education to the young men and women we are privileged to serve. We are also committed to helping parents afford this quality education for their children. To do so, we offer multiple programs that can enhance a family's ability to afford a Saint Mark's education.

Tuition & Fees

The tuition for the 2019 -2020 school year is $13,900.

*There is a $1,000 deposit due upon registration, $700 of which is applied to tuition, $100 to testing fees, and $200 for registration fees.

Uniforms: $250 - $350.

Educational Resource Fee: $375.

Other Fees: Incoming students are required to independently purchase an iPad with at least 32 GB of memory.

*EMMAUS is a fee-based program for students with documented learning differences.

EMMAUS Basic: $600.
EMMAUS Enhanced: $4,630.
EMMAUS Academic Coaching: $2,420.
EMMAUS SAT Prep: $2,420.

Optional bus transportation: $1,000 for morning-only bus service (there is no cost for Avon Grove and Kennett Consolidated school district residents using district transportation)

Scholarships & Need-Based Assistance

List of 4 items.

  • Academic Scholarships

    Academic scholarships of $2,500 or more will be awarded to students based upon their score on the High School Placement Test (HSPT) and academic records.
  • Merit-Based Scholarships


    Awards of $10,000 will be given in each subject area. This award is for 4 years at $2,500 per year.
    1. Excellence in Mathematics
    2. Excellence in Science
    3. Excellence in English
    4. Excellence in History
    5. Excellence in Religion
    6. Excellence in Technology


    Awards of $2,500
     will be given in each category. The scholarship is renewable each year, provided that the student remains involved in their particular scholarship area at Saint Mark's High School (i.e., band, ensembles, art class, musical, etc.).

    1. Excellence in Art - Students must submit three samples of art work. Please mail three samples of your art work with your Merit-Based Application.
    2. Excellence in Instrumental Music - Please mail a video recording of your musical audition with your Merit-Based Application.
    3. Excellence in Performing Arts - This may include vocal, acting or dance. Please mail a video recording of your vocal, acting, or dance audition with your Merit-Based Application.


    Awards of $10,000 will be given in each category. This award is for 4 years at $2,500 per year.

    1. Commitment to Community Service
    2. Commitment to Leadership.

    To apply for merit-based scholarships, please submit an application cover sheet, including the name and contact information for ONE middle school teacher, and a typed, double-spaced 250-word essay describing how you have demonstrated excellence in the category for which you are applying. It must be noted that a high level of competition is expected and that the criteria must exceed basic statements such as, "received the highest average" in the subject or "has taken lessons for three years" or "attends Mass regularly". A broad case of activities, awards, and involvement will be most compelling. Academic records will also be reviewed for each applicant.

    Please print and complete the Saint Mark's Merit-Based Scholarship Application Form before December 15th, 2019.
  • All Things Possible Grant

    All Things Possible grants are awarded to students based on an administrative review of application materials. An emphasis is placed on the well-rounded nature of the student’s resume, as reflected by their academic performance, extracurricular activities, and service to the community and church. There is no additional application process as ALL student records are thoroughly reviewed. Other sources of financial aid, grants, and scholarships awarded are taken into account in assigning these grants so as to make a Saint Mark’s education available to as many students as possible.
  • Diocese of Wilmington Assistance, Vision For the Future

    This program offers supplemental financial assistance through the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington for those with extreme hardship. 

    The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington will publicize their new 2020-2021 application link on December 1, 2019.

    For more information, contact the Diocesan Development Office at (302) 573-3121 or click here.

Financial Aid & Scholarship Forms