Tuition and Financial Aid

K-8 Tuition Rates for the 2018-2019 School Year:

Catholic Schools exists to form young people to be faithful disciples of Christ. Sacred Heart of Jesus is a Catholic School rooted in Scripture and the Traditions of the Roman Catholic Church. By providing an excellent Catholic education to our children, we are responding to God’s call to serve one another and share our gift of faith.

Non-Parishioner
Per Student
$7,520
Affiliated Catholic
One Child
$5,650
Two Children
$10,800
Three Children
$15,950
Four Children
$21,100

Tuition for 2018-19 includes all fees except lunches, school supplies, uniforms, after school care, Birthday Book Club, fees for retreats, field-trips, the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade trips, and Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish sacramental celebrations.

Requirements for Actively Affiliated Catholic Families as defined by the Archdiocese of Denver: the family has been registered in our Parish for at least 6 months. The family verifiably contributed on a regular basis to the financial support of our Parish through the use of tithing envelopes or electronic means. The family attends Sunday Mass regularly and is involved in the activities, organizations or programs at our Parish.

If you are not a member of the Sacred Heart of Jesus parish, we invite you to join our family of faith! Please call the Parish Center at 303-442-6158. Gina Arvizu at Arvizug@shjboulder.org.

For questions regarding tuition contact Michelle Anderson at 303-442-6158×112 or email andersonm@shjboulder.org.

Pre-School Tuition Rates for the 2018-2019 School Year:

Early Preschool/Preschool
(2½ – 4 years old and potty learned)

  • 2 days – pick two days of the week
  • 3 Days – pick three days of the week
  • 4 Days – M/T/W/Th
  • 5 Days – M/T/W/Th/F

Pre-Kindergarten
(4 – 5 years old with previous pre-school experience)

  • 3 Days – pick three days of the week
  • 4 Days – M/T/W/Th
  • 5 Days – M/T/W/Th/F
Half Day, 8 am - 12 pm
2 Days
$315
3 Days
$440
4 Days
$560
5 Days
$660
School Day, 8 am - 3 pm
2 Days
$505
3 Days
$710
4 Days
$895
5 Days
$1050
All Day and After Care, 8 am - 6 pm
2 Days
$640
3 Days
$900
4 Days
$1120
5 Days
$1300

Financial Aid / Tuition Reduction

Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Archdiocese of Denver are committed to working with all families who desire the transformational power of a Catholic education for their children. Studies reveal time and time again the advantages of Catholic education for students at all levels of income. For this reason, the Archdiocese of Denver and its related entities provide millions of dollars in scholarship money to students each year. Let’s talk and find a way to make Sacred Heart of Jesus affordable for you.

Please contact the school office at 303-447-2362 for more information on financial aid and tuition reduction. All inquiries pertaining to financial aid are confidential.

Limited Funds are available for SHJ Parish families whose need is verified through Smart Tuition Aid.

The deadline for applying for assistance is March 30, 2018. All inquiries pertaining to financial aid are confidential.

  • Financial Assistance is available for grades K-8 only.
  • Applicant must be an Actively Affiliated Catholic Family of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church as defined on the Parish Affiliation form.
  • Applicants must complete a Financial Assistance Application through Smart Tuition Aid. Aid is granted on first come first serve basis. Apply online or call 1-800-360-8027
  • If granted, financial assistance will be for the current academic year only.

Wait-list Policy

Students wait-listed for a class will be accepted in the following order:

  1. Siblings of current enrolled students from
    • Actively affiliated Sacred Heart of Jesus Parishioner families
    • Actively affiliated families of another Catholic parish
    • Non-affiliated families
  2. New students currently enrolled in Sacred Heart of Jesus Preschool from
    • Actively affiliated Sacred Heart of Jesus Parishioner families
    • Actively affiliated families of another Catholic parish
    • Non Affiliated families
  3. New students from
    • Actively affiliated Sacred Heart of Jesus Parishioner families
    • Actively affiliated families of another Catholic parish
    • Non-affiliated families

Assurance Statement of Compliance with the Purpose of Title IX Education Act

The Catholic school of the Archdiocese, under the jurisdiction of the Archbishop, and the direction of the superintendent, attest that none of the Catholic schools discriminates on the basis of sex in its admission policies, treatment of students or its employment practices. 

Non-Discrimination Policy

The Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Denver, nuder the jurisdiction of Archbishop Samuel Aquila, and at the direction of the Superintendent of Catholic Schools admit students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the schools. Furthermore, Archdiocesan schools admit handicapped students in accord with the policy Admission, 4.2.1. These schools do not discriminate on the basis of race, age, handicap, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of their educational policies, employment practices, scholarship and loan programs, or athletic or other school-administered programs. 

Affiliated Catholic
Early Learning Center (Half Day, 8:00am – 12:00pm)
$TBD
Early Learning Center (School Day, 8:00am – 3:00pm)
$TBD
Early Learning Center (All Day, 8:00am – 6:00pm)
$TBD
Grades K – 8
$TBD
Before-Care Program
$TBD
After-Care Program
$TBD