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does it cost more to send your kids to a Catholic school if you are not Catholic?

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:59 AM on Aug. 24, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • at our school it does. The school asks that each family donate 10/wk to the church. The church supplements the school. The families tehn recieve a tax deduction to $520 for charity donations. Since non catholic families arent giving to the church that pays for alot of the school thier tuition is higher but only $1000 or less/yr higher.

    Answer by ria7 at 11:03 AM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Usually there is an increase in tuition for non-Church members. We're atheist but our kids go to a Catholic school because of circumstances. Tuition is a few hundred dollars more a year for us because we don't go to their church. To prove you are a member you are supposed to get little donation envelops from the school that are tagged with a # that represents your family and they check the offering after Mass to make sure everyone is going a majority of the time.

    Answer by justanotherjen at 11:03 AM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Our Catholic school has 30% of students being Non Catholic. It is a great education and faith based. Kids will learn some prayers and traditions that are Catholic, but I really like our school and wouldnt trade it for anything!

    Answer by ria7 at 11:05 AM on Aug. 24, 2009

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