Admissions

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 over $7,000. 

FINANCIAL AID AT DSHA

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  • How is financial aid calculated?

    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.
  • Financial aid process for applicants (incoming families)

    Incoming families must apply for financial aid in the fall during the admissions application period. The online application is available October 9–November 8, 2019. Applications must be complete by the November 8 deadline to be eligible for need-based financial assistance. Awards will be sent with admissions decisions in January 2020.

    To learn more about the application and what information you need to complete it, click read more.
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  • Financial aid process for current families

    Current families must reapply for aid between February 10 - March 14, 2020. Current tax information is needed to complete the application.  Applications must be completed by the March 14 deadline to be eligible for need-based financial assistance. Financial aid awards will be mailed in April 2020.
  • 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.

SCHOLARSHIPS & OTHER ASSISTANCE

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  • Academic Achievement Scholarships

    A number of non-need-based scholarships are given for exceptional academic achievement at the time of, or shortly following acceptance. These awards range from $250 to full tuition.
  • Talent & Leadership Scholarships

    Admitted students will have the opportunity to apply for talent and leadership-based scholarships following their acceptance. These scholarships range from one-time $500 awards to $5,000 renewable awards. 
  • Catholic School Employee Tuition Credit

    Employees of a Catholic school in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee are eligible for up to a $1,500 tuition reduction. Families will apply for this following acceptance. 
  • 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 paid to the private school for tuition and some fees qualify for this deduction. We suggest you contact your tax professional to see how this credit impacts you.

    The DSHA identifying number (FEIN) is 39-0929898. 
    Click here for more information.
For current and admitted families: 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 414-721-2916. or BusinessOffice@dsha.info with any questions.

TUITION & FEES

Tuition for the 2019-20 school year is $14,495. This does not include books, uniforms or fees. Click below for a complete schedule of fees.

SMART TUITION

DSHA partners with Smart Tuition for the processing of tuition and fees. Payments may be made online through Smart Tuition (access your account through your myDSHA account/Resources tab) or with check/cash to 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, 2019.

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, 2019 will not be subject to the 3.5% processing fee.

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