Tuition & Payment Information

Enrollment is now open for the 2024-2025 school year!  

We thank you for your interest and look forward to having your child(ren) a part of the St. Benedict family.  

Registration Checklist for New Students

  • Certified, original birth certificate (Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st Grade)
  • Baptismal certificate, if Catholic
  • Academic records (most recent report card, testing information if applicable)
  • Social Security Card/Number of student
  • State of Alabama Immunization Certificate needed before school begins
  • Copies of divorce decrees and/or custody judgements issued by the courts (if applicable)
  • Registration Packet, completed & returned to office
  • Registration, Tuition, and Handbook Agreement Form, completed & returned to office
  • Tuition Online Payment Set Up, account set-up online
  • Contributing Catholic Form, completed & signed by priest (only if applicable)

Registration Information for Returning Students:  

St. Benedict uses Continuous Re-enrollment, meaning enroll once and you’re enrolled until your children complete eighth grade or until you let us know differently. No more re-enrolling and filling out paperwork every year. Do it once and you’re done. It’s that simple!
  • Registration fees must be paid by February 2nd via cash (to office), check (made payable to SBCS & mailed to 12786 Illinois Street, Elberta, AL 36530) or online by clicking here
  • Up to date State of Alabama Immunization Certificate
  • Confirm your FACTS payment information for the new school year

Student Registration Fees

Office of Catholic Schools Fees Per Student

Pupil tax: $40

Accreditation Fee:  $15

Subtotal:  $55

St.Benedict Catholic School Fees Per Student

Textbooks/Workbooks: $130

Technology: $110

Supply Fee: $90

Capital Assessment: $50

Admin Fee:  $65

Subtotal: $445

Total Registration Fee: $500 per student

The registration fee is due by February 2nd, 2024 if paying the school by cash, check, or credit card.  Registration fees are non-refundable.  

Annual Tuition Rates

PreK 3, PreK 4, and Kindergarten to 8th Grade

Preschool per child 

Active Catholic and Standard Rate

PreK 3

$ 5200 per year

PreK 4

$ 5200 per year

Kindergarten to 8th Grade

Active Catholic Rate*

Standard Rate

First Child

$ 4700 per year

$ 5700 per year

 25% Tuition Discount for each additional sibling*
Kindergarten – 8th Grade

*You must be a registered parishioner in one of our contributing parishes and return the signed Contributing Catholic Agreement Card to School to receive the Active Catholic Rate – Our Lady of the Gulf, Our Lady of Bon Secour, St. Bartholomew, St. John, St. Joseph , St. Margaret of Scotland, and St. Thomas by the Sea

SBCS is proud to partner with the FACTS online management system for all registration and tuition payments.  Monthly, semi-annual, and annual plans are available.

Note:  students entering pre-school must be potty trained

Thank you for allowing us the pleasure of educating your child(ren), mind, body and spirit.  We love partnering with you as we live our faith each day. Please contact us for more information on the application process, tuition assistance, or to schedule a private tour at or 251-986-8143. For any questions regarding FACTS online tuition management program, please contact Jill Rivera at

*note:  registration fees are non-refundable