Need-Based Financial Aid Opportunities
DSHA is committed to providing outstanding college preparatory Catholic educational opportunities to qualified students regardless of a family's financial circumstances. One-third of families qualify for some need-based assistance and the average award is $6,400.
The amount of aid is determined upon careful evaluation of a family’s financial situation. Numerous factors, including income, number of children, amount of tuition paid at other schools and utilities are taken into consideration. This information is provided by completing a Financial Aid Application through FAIR.
NEW IN 2016: Incoming families must apply for financial aid in the fall during the admissions application period. The online application is available October 1–November 4, 2016 at http://www.fairapp.com/ (school code: 233/ password: dshahs233). All financial aid applications for incoming families must be complete by the November 4 deadline to be eligible for need-based financial assistance. Awards will be sent with admissions decisions in January 2017.
The application period for current DSHA students is February 15 - March 17, 2017 . Current tax information is needed to complete the application. Financial aid awards will be mailed in April.
DSHA Work Study Grant: Renewable awards ranging from $500 to $10,000.
Milwaukee Parental Choice Program: Renewable voucher for tuition, fees, and textbooks for families who live in the City of Milwaukee and meet the program’s income criteria. DSHA generally holds its open enrollment period for the Choice program in February. Applications are available after February 1. Incoming families who plan to apply for the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program should also submit a financial aid application in the fall.
Non-Tuition Financial Aid: DSHA is committed to providing opportunities for all students, regardless of financial circumstances, and we believe this extends beyond tuition costs.DSHA has resources available to help families who qualify with the costs associated with the following items:
- ACT fee waivers
- AP exam fee reduction
- College application fees
- College bus trip
- Dance tickets
- Bus tickets
- Selected co-curricular activities
- Dresses for formal dances
- Food Pantry
- Graduation dresses and white gloves
- Lunch assistance
- Overnight trip assistance
Merit Scholarships: The Divine Savior Holy Angels 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 will be available at Freshman Academic Orientation.
Centennial Scholarships: 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.
Catholic School Personnel Grant (CSPG): Renewable tuition reduction based on parent/guardian employment at a Catholic elementary or secondary school in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Full-time employees receive a $1,500 tuition reduction. Part-time employees are eligible for a pro-rated reduction. Applications will be available at Freshman Academic Orientation.
Loan program: allowing tuition to be paid over a 10-month period by check or electronic funds transfer. The program may be used to finance any portion of the tuition and is run through a private company.
Tuition for the 2016-2017 school year is $13,270.
Tuition Tax Credit
The tuition tax credit is NEW in Wisconsin for 2014. 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. For more information please click here Tuition Tax Deduction.
DSHA-specific information that you will need to complete Schedule PS, Private School Tuition is:
Name of School: Divine Savior Holy Angels High School
Address of school: 4257 N. 100 Street, Milwaukee, WI 53222
Identifying number (FEIN) of school: 39-0929898
TUITION FORMS FOR CURRENT FAMILIES
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