St. Patrick Catholic School

122 West Street, Portland, MI   (517) 647-7551

St. Patrick School Tuition

Tuition rates are established in the spring of each school year by the Pastor and Administrative Team with the approval of the Finance Council. 


Each student in grades DK-12 receives an annual tuition scholarship from the Father Flohe Foundation. Additional scholarships are available from the Diocese of Grand Rapids and St. Patrick Alumni Fund.


Families are encouraged to participate in the scrip program to help defray the cost of tuition.

2018-19 Tuition:

Grade Level
 1st Child
 2nd Child
 3rd Child
 4th Child
9-12
$5,100
$4,040
$3,130
$1,915
DK-8
$4,375
$3,555
$2,650
$1,390
Preschool 5-day
$2,275
$1,850
$1,380
$800
Preschool 3-day
$1,440
$1,135
$825
$425
Preschool 2-day
$950
$745
$540
$335

*If your high school student is locked in at a lower rate, your tuition statement will reflect that amount.

*All children in the same family, enrolled at the same time, past the 4th child will attend St. Patrick School at no charge.

Additional details can be found in the letter which was mailed on March 15, 2018.  The tuition contract was included with the letters.

If you need financial assistance, please contact Mr. Randy Hodge at the school office (517) 647-7551 or Mr. Mike Johnson at the parish business office (517) 647-6505.

SMART Tuition Management System

St. Patrick School uses SMART Tuition Management, as mandated by the Diocese of Grand Rapids.

Please contact Mike Johnson at 517-647-6505, extension 413 if you have questions about FACTS.