Tuition & Fees

Bishop Heelan Catholic Schools is proud to offer financial assistance to make our schools more affordable to families. Tuition varies according to family need.

Use our Family Tuition Estimator below to obtain an estimate of your tuition costs not to exceed the full rate or fall below the minimum rate. If you need financial assistance, your tuition should equal about 7.5% of your total household income (Line 8b on Form 1040 of your current tax return).

To be considered for financial aid, all families must submit a financial assistance application by completing the online application at

  • $200 Non-supporting parish fee per family
  • Non-Catholic fee is $500 for the 1st student, $250 for the 2nd and 3rd student with a maximum of $1000 per family.

 Questions? See our Tuition Estimator FAQ 

Contact: Laurie Dougherty, Director of Enrollment   
Ph: 712-226-0416

GRADES          MINIMUM             FULL RATE
 *Preschool               $1,900  $3,650/$4,900 (*Instate/Out of State)
 Kindergarten/TK     $1,900  $4,900
 1-8  $1,900  $6,300
 9-12  $2,200  $8,450

Academic Fees          
 Grades K-12  $60.00 Technology Fee per Student
 Grades 9-12  $100.00 Activity Fee per Student


*Tuition is lower for Iowa students due to funding from the Iowa Preschool Initiative. Additionally, students who are 3 years old or 5 years old on September 15, 2020 do not qualify for the Iowa Preschool Initiative funds will be therefore be at the $4,900 rate.

  • $3,650 for children who live in Iowa and are age 4 on September 15, 2020.
  •  $4,900 for children who live in Nebraska and South Dakota OR who are not age 4 on September 15, 2020.

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