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Our Lady of Lourdes accepts EdChoice vouchers. Please visit for more information. Parishioners may request financial assistance through the FACTS program. 

Please note this important information from the Finance Office:
Registration and tuition information for the 2018-19 school year will be mailed to every current school family in late February. The registration fee ($125 for each student in grades K-8 or $250 per family) and FACTS form and Parish Grant form (if applicable) should be returned to the school or parish office by March 28. Please note that a registration fee is due every year and is not covered by the EdChoice scholarship.
The second trimester ends February 16. All tuition must be current in order for students to receive their quarterly report cards and for parents to be able to access the online grading system. Any outstanding money due to the school or church must also be paid.
If you have any questions, please contact the Parish Office Center at 922-0715.
 Our SchoolTuition/fees     February 21, 2018  

Our Lady of Lourdes (OLL) School works with each family to help make Catholic Education affordable through the use of various scholarships and parish grants such as the:
• Ohio EdChoice Scholarship Program
• Ohio EdChoice Expansion Program
• Archdiocese of Cincinnati Catholic Education Foundation
• Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Grant Program
• Our Lady of Lourdes Tuition Aid Program

Tuition for the 2018-2019 School year  

TUITION: Tuition for the 2018-2019 Our Lady of Lourdes will be announced soon. OLL Parish is committed to Catholic Education. The cost to educate a student in the school is approximately $5,900.00. The People of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish provide nearly a half million dollars to support their school each year. Our Lady of Lourdes School works with each family to make Catholic Education affordable through the use of various scholarships and parish grants.

REGISTRATION: To assure a place for your child (or children) at Our Lady of Lourdes School for the next school year, families must complete the registration process. Students must complete registration requirements by the March 1st deadline to secure a place in their classes for the 2018-2019 school years.

Each family MUST: 

• Complete and return the Application for Registration
• Pay the $125.00 Registration Fee per student
• For new students, all school records must be received and reviewed by Our Lady of Lourdes School and the Admissions Policy fulfilled.
• All students registering must complete these steps before applying for certain financial assistance and grant programs.

Please note: The $125.00 Registration Fee is not included as part of Tuition Assistance. The fee is due at time of registration. If this is an issue, please contact OLL Bookkeeper, Ms. Mary James, 513-922-0715,, immediately. If any of the above requirements cannot be completed at the time of registration, please notify Principal, Ms. Heather Bessler, 513-347-2650,, immediately.

TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS and GRANTS: Assistance is available from these sources:

Ohio EdChoice Scholarship Program. EdChoice Ohio is available to those new families whose children are coming from Public School that have been in "Academic Emergency" or "Academic Watch" for the past three years, or children who are already participating in the Ohio Ed Choice program. New families must complete the application process for Our Lady of Lourdes School, and the students must first be accepted. Application is then made for these funds from the State of Ohio. This can be done on-line through the Our Lady of Lourdes School Website. Once accepted, a child can receive the voucher every year through Grade 12 provided they continue to meet all criteria. For more information, visit the state website at

• Our Lady of Lourdes School has a parish grant program.  Applications are available from the parish office, or

• Ohio EdChoice Expansion Program. Students who are not eligible for the Ohio EdChoice scholarship program may still be eligible for the EdChoice "expansion" scholarship if they meet the following criteria:

1. Student is eligible to enter kindergarten, first grade, second or third grade for fall 2018;
2. Student does not live in the Cleveland Municipal School District; and 
3. Family household income is at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

• Our Lady of Lourdes School uses a need based tuition assistance program. This program utilizes the FACTS system which recommends assistance based upon the financial resources of the student’s household. Application can be made :
Note that there is a fee for this application. Please refer questions to the parish office, 922-0715.

Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The initial availability of tuition assistance flowing from the One Faith, One Hope, One Love campaign through the Catholic Education Foundation began the school year 2017-2018. These funds are available to all students who are attending an Archdiocesan school. For more information, please visit


The Archdiocese is starting an exciting new tuition aid program for the 2018/19 school year. The Archdiocese’s One Faith, One Hope, One Love campaign designated a significant portion of the funds raised to help families with Catholic School tuition assistance.  Parishioners and non-parishioners are eligible to receive this tuition assistance. Applications are being accepted now. Apply online at the OLL FACTS website The Archdiocese will be awarding up to $1,000 per student based on financial need. 

Our Lady of Lourdes will still be giving tuition aid, but only after the Archdiocese distributes their awards.  If you have already applied this fall for tuition aid for a high school student, you do not need to apply again. Our Lady of Lourdes will notify families in early June of awards received from OLL. 

For more information about the Archdiocese’s new tuition aid program go to this website,, for details and more information. You can also call the Parish Office with questions.

Thank you!

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