Making an Investment in Your Child's Future
We understand that sending your child to a private school is a significant investment for your family that requires planning and drawing from a variety of resources. This page is intended to share opportunities available through John Carroll as well as some third-party partners; additional resources may also be available.
Tuition for the 2018–19 school year is $17,200 for domestic students. Additional costs apply for technology (including the purchase of a laptop), uniforms, textbooks, new student registration, parent association membership and bus transportation (optional).
A variety of payment plans ranging from 1-pay to 20-pay options are available through FACTS Management Company; please visit their website for more information or to enroll.
Please note that tuition insurance is required for any payment plan other than 1-pay.
Admissions staff will provide guidance for all families interested in the financial aid process. Our Financial Aid committee closely reviews your family’s unique financial situation based on evaluation from FACTS Management Company (FACTS), a third-party vendor and makes allocations based on whether your child qualifies for aid. Please review John Carroll’s Financial Aid Policy before applying.
The John Carroll School offers limited financial assistance to eligible families, based on documented financial need. Financial Aid grants are awarded annually and are deducted from the tuition. Families must reapply every year. The school reserves the right to rescind awards if the required documentation of income, assets and other data is not provided by the deadlines that are published.
To be considered for grants for the 2019-2020 school year, families must submit the online FACTS financial aid application between November 1 and December 21, 2018. 2018 tax returns must be uploaded to FACTS no later than May 1, 2019 for income verification.
New families are notified of awards as part of their acceptance package; returning families are notified before re-enrollment contracts are due.
Multi-Child Family Discounts
The Multi-Child Family Discount provides families who have more than one child enrolled at John Carroll a reduction in tuition. The second child will receive $500 off tuition; the third child would receive an additional $500 off of tuition and so forth.
The John Carroll School offers the following scholarship opportunities to exceptionally qualified boys and girls.
Merit-based scholarships recognize our top incoming freshmen who stand out through their GPA, HSPT scores, personal interview and references. JC’s merit-based scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis and are not guaranteed. Freshmen admitted to The John Carroll School are automatically considered for most merit awards if we receive their complete admission applications by the December 14 deadline and will be notified as part of their acceptance package.
Other scholarships require additional steps or have different deadlines. Check out the details in the scholarship descriptions below. All questions about scholarships should be directed to the Admissions Office at email@example.com.
Archbishop John Carroll Scholarship Program
This is the most prestigious academic scholarship awarded to students in the 8th grade scoring a national composite score in the 90th percentile or above on the High School Placement Test (HSPT). As a Carroll Scholar, you will not only receive an academic scholarship, but you will have the opportunity to take the most rigorous course offerings available through our Advanced Placement Capstone Program. When you successfully pass the requisite Advanced Placement courses throughout your four years at John Carroll, you will graduate with an additional AP Capstone distinction. This will help you to aspire to the best levels of higher education. This program is by invitation only; qualifying students will receive an invitation to apply in early January..
Rev. Charles Riepe Scholar Athlete Scholarship
The Rev. Charles K. Riepe Scholar Athlete Scholarship provides several scholarships each year to incoming freshmen, supplemental to the regular tuition assistance grants made by the school, to deserving scholar athletes. The Rev. Charles K. Riepe Scholar Athlete Endowment Fund is named for the first President, second Principal, former Trustee, and former Chaplain of The John Carroll School. It was funded by an endowed gift to the school in December 2006. Applicants must complete the SSS Financial Aid Form by December 22, 2018 to be eligible for the grant. The Scholarship application deadline is January 1, 2019.
Donald Thomas Reynolds, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
The Donald Thomas Reynolds, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund is established at The John Carroll School through the generosity of his son Donald Thomas Reynolds, III ’89 and the Reynolds Family, as well as friends and supporters. This fund assists students with documented financial need who demonstrate the promise of benefiting from a John Carroll education and the ongoing achievement as a student. Recipients must meet all of the following criteria of The Donald Thomas Reynolds, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund:
- Receive admission to The John Carroll School in Maryland
- Demonstrate financial need through the regular financial aid application process warranting the award of need-based scholarship support
- Maintain a minimum 3.2 GPA
- Maintain eligibility and good standing in the Men’s Lacrosse Program
- Actively lead and/or organize a community based service program which reflects the values of Donald Thomas Reynolds, Jr. Program must be approved by Donald T Reynolds, III.
Donald L. Sudbrink Scholarship
The Donald L. Sudbrink Scholarship was established in 1990 in honor of John Carroll’s former principal. This $1200 four-year award ($300 each year) is given annually to the incoming student with the highest overall composite score on the HSPT Test. There is no application for this scholarship; all freshmen admission applicants are eligible for this award. The Scholarship recipient will be notified in mid-February.
Josh Hamer Memorial Scholarship
The Josh Hamer Memorial Scholarship was established at The John Carroll School to honor the lasting legacy of Joshua Hamer, and to assist young baseball players who wish to attend John Carroll. The Josh Hamer Memorial Scholarship is given to one incoming male baseball player who demonstrates academic excellence and a commitment to self. The Scholarship recognizes student/athletes who honor the principles of The John Carroll School and JC Patriots Baseball Program. The ideal candidate will show a dedicated and robust work ethic, demonstrate a high academic standard and seek to honor their community through compassion, faith, friendship and love. Learn more about this scholarship and the baseball program at John Carroll.
Scott Wrzesien Memorial Scholarship
The Scott Wrzesien Memorial Scholarship was established by Jordan Wrzesien to honor the memory of her father, Scott, who passed away from cancer. This scholarship will be granted to a John Carroll family directly affected by cancer, to assist with tuition and alleviate the stress during a difficult time. This scholarship will be applied against tuition for the awarded family.
Alumni Children’s Scholarship
All incoming students of John Carroll School alumni are eligible to apply for this scholarship. One $1,000 award is given annually to the son or daughter of a John Carroll School graduate. In order to be eligible, please complete the application below and send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications must be received no later than April 30, 2019. The recipient will be notified on or before May 15, 2019.
The Knott Scholarship Funds
The Knott Scholarship Funds are four-year, full tuition awards to attend a Catholic secondary school in Baltimore City, Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford or Howard counties. To apply, the student must be Catholic, presently in Grade 8, reside in and be a member of a parish in one of the above mentioned geographic areas. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic and personal achievement. Eighth grade students wishing to apply for a Knott Scholarship must take the HSPT Test, and, in addition, must obtain a scholarship application from the Knott Scholarship Office. The application process and deadlines for these scholarships are separate from the high school application process. These are highly competitive scholarships. Only a few students receive these scholarships each year.
For more information and an application, please visit: www.knottscholar.org.
Maryland State Council of the Knights of Columbus Scholarship Program
The Maryland State Council of the Knights of Columbus is the sponsor of several High School scholarships for its members and for Catholic Students in general.
For more information and to apply, visit their website.