Tuition

Don Bosco Prep High School has partnered with the National Association for Independent Schools (NAIS) to provide comprehensive financial aid services to our students.  The cost for the 2016-2017 Academic Year:

  • Tuition - $14,500.00
  • Underclassmen Student Fee - $535.00 (Senior Fee - $785.00)
  • Annual Capital Improvement Fee - $500.00
  • iPad Technology Fee - $600.00
  • Registration Fee - $850.00 ($500.00 is credited towards tuition)
  • Total - $16,485.00
The cost of books, advanced texts, religious texts, workbooks, and laboratory fees depends on the student's course selection for that academic year.
Financial aid applications must be completed each year with updated information in order to be considered for aid. Financial aid awarded in one particular academic year does not guarantee aid in future years.

Prospective Students

Incoming Freshmen and Transfers

Prospective students applying to Don Bosco Prep are now able to apply for financial aid. This will allow parents of 8th grade applicants to receive a Preliminary Financial Aid Estimate (PFAE) in their son's acceptance packet. The PFAE is a great way to better understand the financial commitment that your family will have towards your son's education. Please follow the directions below to complete the online form.

How to Apply for Financial Aid:
  1. Go to http://sss.nais.org/parents/
  2. Click on the prompt Go to the Parents' Financial Statement (PFS) Online
  3. Create an Account. Be sure to write down your user name and password
  4. When prompted for the school code, enter "2885" for Don Bosco Prep
  5. Complete and submit the PFS online. Be sure to print out a copy for your records
  6. Submit a copy of your 2014 Tax Return to Don Bosco Prep
    1. Via fax: (201) 327-8038
    2. Via mail: Don Bosco Prep, Financial Aid Office, 492 N. Franklin Turnpike, Ramsey NJ 07446
    3. In person to the Finance Office
    4. Via email:admissions@donboscoprep.org

Current Students

Current students may apply for financial aid beginning on Saturday, February 1st, 2014. Student and parents are reminded that for the upcoming academic year 2014-2015, theFinance Office will need your 2013 Tax Return and most current financial data to process the application.

How to Apply for Financial Aid
  1. Go to http://sss.nais.org/parents/
  2. Click on the prompt Go to the Parents' Financial Statement (PFS) Online
  3. Log-in to your Account.
  4. When prompted for the school code, enter "2885" for Don Bosco Prep
  5. Complete and submit the PFS online. Be sure to print out a copy for your records
  6. Submit a copy of your 2014 Tax Return to Don Bosco Prep
    1. Via fax: (201) 327-1792
    2. Via mail: Don Bosco Prep, Financial Aid Office, 492 N. Franklin Turnpike, Ramsey NJ 07446
    3. In person to the Finance Office
    4. Via email: sarsi@donboscoprep.org

Scholarships and Grants

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  • Academic Scholarships

    Don Bosco Prep offers generous academic scholarships to incoming freshman students. To be eligible for an academic scholarship, a student must take the COOP Entrance Examination and choose Don Bosco Prep as one of his choices.

    All academic awards are renewable each year as long as the student is able to maintain an unweighted average of 93 in each class and an exemplary discipline record while at Don Bosco Prep. Any student who fails to adhere to these criteria may forfeit his scholarship for the remainder of his time at Don Bosco Prep.  

    Academic scholarships are awarded in the acceptance packets on January 14th, 2016. Academic scholarship amounts are determined annually based on the fiscal budget and the number of eligible applicants.
  • Alumni Scholarships

    Over the years our alumni and benefactors have generously given back to their alma mater in an effort to provide financial support to students in need and ensure that future Ironmen benefit from the unique experiences Don Bosco Prep has to offer. New scholarships are established annually as alumni and benefactors approach the school to offer their support. Scholarships are awarded based upon the criteria set forth by the donor at the time the scholarship is established. Students are automatically reviewed for these alumni scholarships based on biographical and financial information submitted during the registration process.
  • The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children (SFIC)

    The SFIC is a tuition assistance program for needy inner-city children who aspire to attend a private Catholic high school in the Archdiocese of Newark or the Diocese of Paterson. In order to be reviewed for this scholarship, you must apply starting October 1st, 2015. Please be advised that the deadline for this scholarship is December 31st, 2015. For more information about the SFIC, please click here.
  • Brother's Grant

    Don Bosco Prep offers a tuition reduction in the form of the Brother’s Grant for families who have 2 or more sons attending at the same time. The Brother’s Grant credits $500 to the account of one sibling at Don Bosco Prep. If there are 3 or more siblings attending Don Bosco Prep at one time, each sibling receives a $500 reduction in tuition.

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