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Tuition and Fees

Our goal is to make Nativity Catholic School accessible to all families. Our tuition rates are competitive within the Brandon/Tampa area, helping families afford the high-quality Catholic education our teachers and staff provide. Your tuition includes all curriculum materials, school yearbooks, student field trips, and 1:1 technology at all grade levels.
 
Tuition is non-refundable. All payment plans begin in May of each school year.
 
The 2024-25 school tuition rates are: 
  • PreK3 Half Day: $5,756
  • PreK3 & PreK4: $8,568
  • K - 8th grade: $8,959

     
  • For Nativity Catholic Church parishioners, please use your weekly offering envelopes, and check the Online Offertory box if applicable. 
  • For parishioners of another Catholic Church, a Parish Verification Form is required.
  • We are not a VPK provider. Our PreK program is not eligible for Step Up for Student Scholarships.
  • The family enrollment fee is $375, which includes a $75 application fee. The $300 balance is due upon acceptance and enrollment. These fees are non-refundable.
Nativity Catholic School accepts numerous scholarships provided by the State of Florida. We also offer need-based financial aid and other scholarships. 
 
Step Up for Students - If your child receives a Step Up for Students or Family Empowerment scholarship, please contact Kathy Damico at 813-681-4608 ext. 2226 or kathy@nativitycatholicchurch.org.
These scholarships provide financial assistance for private school tuition and related costs, public school transportation, and more. It is available to Florida residents, regardless of household income, who are eligible to attend a K-12 public school.* It is also available to dependent children of active military or law enforcement officers, children in foster care, siblings of Unique Abilities (UA) students, and children in out-of-home placement.
*First Priority is given to students with a household income of 185% or less of the federal poverty line.
  • The Florida Tax Credit Scholarship (FTC) and the Family Empowerment Scholarship for Educational Options (FES-EO) give families financial assistance towards private school tuition and fees. Scholarships are available to students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The average amount awarded for private school scholarships for the 2022-23 school year was $7,700. Apply at www.stepupforstudents.org
     
  • The Family Empowerment Scholarship for Students with Unique Abilities (FES-UA) for students with certain diagnoses is delivered in the form of an education savings account (ESA) that families can use for educational services and products. To learn more, check eligibility requirements, and apply, visit https://www.stepupforstudents.org/for-parents/special-needs/how-the-scholarship-works.
AAA Scholarship Foundation If your child receives an AAA Scholarship, please contact Kathy Damico at 813-681-4608 ext. 2226 or kathy@nativitycatholicchurch.org.
This state-approved nonprofit scholarship-funding organization helps administer and determine student eligibility for the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship and the Family Empowerment Scholarship for lower to middle-income families. Scholarships are available to students in kindergarten through 12th grade, and this scholarship is for tuition and fees. The scholarship award value amounts ranged from $6,872 to $7,426 during the 2021-22 school year, and awards are based on the child's grade level and county of residence. To check eligibility requirements or to apply, visit the Florida Parents - AAA Scholarship Foundation.

Catholic School Tuition Aid Grant (CSTAG) - Students receiving Step Up for Students, Family Empowerment or AAA Scholarships are not eligible to receive CSTAG. 
The Diocese of St. Petersburg offers financial aid to students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. The application period opens on November 1 and closes in mid-March of each school year and the application for CSTAG is the same as the application for Nativity financial aid below. There is no need to complete two separate applications. All applications for CSTAG consideration must be completed and verified (all documents uploaded) by the deadline. Please click here for additional information and to apply.

Nativity Financial Aid - Students receiving Step Up for Students, Family Empowerment, or AAA Scholarships are not eligible to receive Nativity aid.
Nativity financial aid is available for students who are not currently receiving any other scholarship or financial assistance. Please complete an online application at online.factsmgt.com/aid, including uploading your complete tax return and W-2s for the previous fiscal year. Weekly Mass attendance and the use of weekly envelopes are required for eligibility. 

Please contact Kathy Damico at 813-681-4608 ext. 2226 or kathy@nativitycatholicchurch.org for more information. 

Nativity's extended day program is available each day from 6 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. and again from 3:15 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. The rate is $.12 per minute, with an $85 weekly maximum.

Questions?

If you have questions regarding tuition, financial aid, or available scholarships, please contact: 
Mrs. Kathy Damico
Financial Administrative Assistant
813-681-4608 ext. 2226.