We are committed to making Catholic education affordable, so that every family seeking a quality faith-based education for their children are able to attend Bishop Heelan Catholic Schools. This commitment means that 75% of our families receive some form of tuition assistance. To confidentially explore your options, contact Laurie Dougherty, Enrollment Director, 712-226-0416 or [email protected]

Tuition Ranges 2022-2023

Grade Level

 Grade 9-12 $2,700 $8,900
 Grade 1-8 $2,300 $6,700
 Kindergarten   $2,300 $5,300
 Preschool $2,300   $4,200/$5,300*

*Tuition is $4,200 for Iowa students who are age 4 on Sept. 15, 2022 due to Iowa Preschool Initiative funding. Students who are age 3 or age 5 on Sept. 15, 2022 or live outside of Iowa do not qualify, so the rate is $5,300.

Fourth Child in BHCS is Free!
We only charge tuition for the first 3 children.

Grades K-12 $75 Technology Fee per Student

Grades 9-12 $100 Activity Fee per Student
Non Catholic $500 per family unless you are at full cost

3 Year Old Program (for the year):
Monday-Friday all day $6300
Monday-Friday am $4500
Monday, Wednesday, Friday am $2700

Ways to Reduce Tuition
Grants and Scholarships
We offer grants from our Bishop Edmond Heelan Fund and Sioux City Diocese Awards, which include Monsignor Lafferty Tuition grants, Bishop's Education grants and others. We also offer high school merit scholarships.

To reduce your tuition, you must  complete the financial assistance assessment which is the top, purple link at

Scrip Gift Card Rewards
You also can apply gift card rewards to tuition. To learn how click HERE.

Win-Win Family Referral
We encourage you to use our WIN-WIN family referral incentive program.  

BHCS charges tuition based on a family-ability-to-pay model. Families that choose not to apply for financial assistance commit to the full cost of tuition.


Tuition Estimator FAQ Learn more here about our 2022-23 tuition estimator. No personal data is collected from this process.

Contact: Laurie Dougherty, Director of Enrollment
[email protected]   
Ph: 712-226-0416

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