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How can a family afford it

How can a family who has only one income and not much of one at that,afford to send thier kid to a catholic school??? The tuition is close to $8,ooo!!!!

 
dancer

Asked by dancer at 12:47 PM on Aug. 25, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • A lot of private schools offer scholarships. I know the Catholic School in my area is expensive, but even children in Elementary school can get full scholarships to attend.
    mommy11260

    Answer by mommy11260 at 12:50 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • grants.
    sunshine58103

    Answer by sunshine58103 at 12:49 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • Grants, Scholarships, Financial Aid, Family. There are ways. We volunteered once at a pretty expensive private school near the Mexico border and the principal was telling us how over 50% of their students commute across the border each day and come from families with literally nothing. But the school raised money for their tuition (in fact we were there for a fundraiser) and they also offer all types of grants. So it happens.
    jessicarae787

    Answer by jessicarae787 at 1:02 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • Family, Friends.
    MomtoMichael2

    Answer by MomtoMichael2 at 12:48 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • I hear you.....it is not just Catholic school, it is ANY private school. I have been looking. Best of luck to you.
    HelenCarlene

    Answer by HelenCarlene at 12:50 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • Scholarships, financial aid. They are out there.
    GinNTonic

    Answer by GinNTonic at 12:51 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • My parents did it. They did it by sacrificing and watching their money. They also took out a loan every school year and paid it off in payments.
    HotMama330

    Answer by HotMama330 at 3:15 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • I feel your pain the one by us is $4000, and DH isn't working and my hours got cut
    NicholeAT

    Answer by NicholeAT at 12:49 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • It's cost a lot of money to provide high quality education.
    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 1:05 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • Thank u for all your answers!!!!
    dancer

    Comment by dancer (original poster) at 2:03 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

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