Tuition & Financial Aid


DSHA is committed to providing an outstanding college-preparatory Catholic education to qualified students regardless of a family's financial circumstances. One-third of families qualify for some need-based assistance, with the average award around $7,500. This also includes non-tuition-based opportunities for students − from uniforms and books, to dances and foreign study trips.

The amount of aid is determined upon careful evaluation of a family’s financial situation and may be renewed each year as long as family circumstances remain the same. Numerous factors including income, number of children, amount of tuition paid at other schools and other life expenses and circumstances are taken into consideration. This information is provided by completing a financial aid application through FAIR. 


List of 5 items.

  • Financial aid process for applicants (incoming families)

    Incoming families must apply for financial aid in the fall during the admissions application period. The online FAIR Application is available October 1–November 2, 2018 (school code: 233/ password: dshahs233). Applications must be complete by the November 2 deadline to be eligible for need-based financial assistance. Awards will be sent with admissions decisions in January 2019.
  • Financial aid process for current families

    Current families must re-apply for financial aid between February 13 - March 15, 2019 (school code: 233/ password: dshahs233). Current tax information is needed to complete the application.  Applications must be completed by the March 15 deadline to be eligible for need-based financial assistance. Financial aid awards will be mailed in April 2019.
  • Work study

    All students who receive need-based financial assistance from DSHA participate in work study. These students are required to work for one semester for about 1.5 hours per week. Job assignments may include working in the cafeteria, assisting with school-wide mailings, or helping teachers with administrative tasks.
  • Non-tuition financial aid offered by DSHA

    DSHA has resources available to help families who qualify with the costs associated with the following items:
    • ACT fee
    • AP exam fee
    • Books
    • College application fees
    • College bus trip
    • Dance tickets
    • Bus tickets
    • Select co-curricular activities
    • Dresses for formal dances
    • Graduation dresses and white gloves
    • Lunch
    • Overnight trips including Campus Ministry retreats and world language study trips
    • Uniforms
  • Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP)

    The Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) provides renewable vouchers for tuition, fees, and textbooks for families who live in the City of Milwaukee and meet the program’s income criteria. DSHA holds its open enrollment period for MPCP in February. Applications are available on February 1 and are due on or before February 20. Incoming families who plan to apply for MPCP should also submit a financial aid application in the fall. Click here for more information on MPCP.


Tuition for the 2018-19 school year is $14,170. This does not include books, uniforms or fees. Click below for a complete schedule of fees.
Tuition information for the 2019-2020 school year is now available on your parent myDSHA account under the Resources tab. Please contact the Business Office at 414-721-2910 or with any questions.


DSHA partners with Smart Tuition for the processing of tuition and fees. Payments can be made directly to Smart Tuition or the DSHA Business Office. Mid-year charges such as course fees and team fees will be billed to parents through their Smart Tuition account. Two payment options are offered:

  •          10 Month Payment Plan (see details below)
  •          Full Pay: Tuition and fees are due in full by July 15, 2018.

10 Month Payment Plan (3.5% nonrefundable processing fee)
Ten monthly payments are made between July 15 and April 15. This option includes a nonrefundable payment processing fee of 3.5% of the payment plan amount. Down payments received before June 15, 2018 will not be subject to the 3.5% processing fee.


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  • Freshman Scholarship Program

    The DSHA Incoming Freshman Scholarship Program strives to recognize academic achievement, demonstrated talent and leadership skills achieved by young women. The awards range from $150-$1500 (with an average of $250) and are granted on a one-time, non-renewable basis. Merit scholarship applications are available at Freshman Academic Orientation.
  • Centennial Scholarship

    A centennial scholarship may be granted to an incoming student based on her middle school academic performance and a score in at least the 99th percentile on the DSHA entrance exam. This award is renewable. Eligible students are notified by DSHA.
  • DSHA Tuition Tax Credit

    Wisconsin parents/guardians are eligible for a maximum deduction of $4,000/child in grades K-8 and $10,000/child grades 9-12 for eligible payments made during the calendar year. Students transitioning from 8th to 9th grade are eligible for a combined deduction up to $10,000. Amounts spent on tuition and book fees qualify for this deduction. We suggest you contact your tax professional before the end of the calendar year to see how this new credit impacts you.

    The DSHA identifying number (FEIN) is 39-0929898. 
    Click here for more information

Tuition Forms for Current Families

All tuition and fees are processed through Smart Tuition. For questions about your Smart Tuition account, please call 1-888-868-8828 or the DSHA Business Office at 414-721-2916.

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