Tuition & Financial Information
Damien High School has a strong tradition of educating students to be men of service, scholarship, and faith. Damien also has a tradition of providing an affordable, high-quality education. Each year, through acts of kindness, Damien is able to subsidize the cost of a Catholic education to keep tuition and fees down.
Each year, Damien High School determines tuition based on the annual cost of educating a child and takes into consideration the normal increase in operating expenses.
The following is a summary of the 2019-2020 tuition & payment information:
Registration Fee: $550
Mandatory Fees: $400
Mandatory Family Participation/Donation for Gala, Golf Tournament: $250
Total Cost of 2019-20 Tuition, Registration & Family Participation: $10,200
For ancillary fees, see below
Families are required to create an account with FACTS Tuition Management, an on-line tuition management system. Tuition, registration and other auxiliary fees are charged and collected through FACTS. Tuition is charged per student with a choice of payment plan from monthly, semi-annually, or annually. Payments are automatically withdrawn by credit or debit card from a checking or savings account according to the payment plan you have selected. You will always be notified via email of any new charges or changes to your account. If you are planning to pay your tuition via Credit Card, you will incur a 2.85% convenience fee, which will add to your total due. FACTS accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover.
Financial Assistance - CEF & Spartan Grant
Need-based financial aid is available to qualified families. The Los Angeles Archdiocese's Catholic Education Foundation and Damien High School's Spartan Grant are given to families who have demonstrated a financial need. Interested parties are encouraged to apply early as awards are given on a first come, first serve basis, until the budget has been exhausted. Please access the Financial Assistance Web Page for more details.
Incoming freshmen, based upon their achievements on the High School Placement Test, will earn a merit-based scholarship and receive the title of "Honors at Entrance." No application is necessary as these scholarships are awarded to students who score in the 90th-94th percentile and the 95th percentile and higher. Awards are granted for all four years of attendance and may range from $500 - $875 per year.
Incoming freshmen are eligible for scholarships based on financial need: The Bill Hannon Foundation Scholarship, the Carrie Estelle Doheny Foundation Scholarship, The Green Foundation Scholarship, The Nancy A. Lynch Endowed Memorial Scholarship, The George H. Mayr Foundation Scholarship and The Chuck Ballingall Future Debater Scholarship.
For more information, please visit our scholarships page:
Families may be eligible to receive tuition discounts, which are deducted from the total annual tuition amount. The following are the discounts available:
Sibling at Damien Discount - $1,000
If you have one or more brothers attending Damien High School, your family will receive a $1,000 discount on the tuition for the oldest child attending Damien.
Sibling at Sister School Discount - $500
If you have one or more sisters attending one of our sister schools, Pomona Catholic Girls High School or St. Lucy’s Priory High School, your family will receive a $500 discount on the tuition for the child attending Damien.
Additional Costs and Fees (ancillary) for 2019-2020
Athletic Fee: $150
Bus Transportation: $225 per month for bus route, $125 for tri-school shuttle
Books and Supplies: $750-$1,000
Course Fee: (varies by course, see parent-student handbook)
Extracurricular Activity Fee: (varies)
FACTS Tuition Management: $20 annual fee for families who pay tuition full in one or two payments. $46 annual fee for families who pay in 3+ payments
Family Service Hours: $20 for each hour not served (20 required service hours)
Replacement School ID: $10
School Apparel - (new apparel cost varies; donated uniforms are available for students at a low cost or free during the first day of school (TBD)
Sports, clubs and activities may charge additional fees and may have fundraising requirements for student participation.