Tuition & Fees 2018-2019

Participating families of St. Matthew Church and School


Participating families of less than one year and non-participating families of the Church and School



Application fee - non-refundable and subject to change


Registration fee - subject to change


Class fee for 6th, 7th, 8th grade only - amount varies by grade  
  • In addition to tuition and fees, parents agree to perform school volunteer hours. 
  • Tuition payment options include an annual payment in full or monthly payment plans. 
  • All monthly plans will be made through the FACTS Tuition Management program. Through FACTS, tuition payments will be automatically debited from a checking or savings account. 
  • Financial aid is available for families with demonstrated financial need. All applications for financial aid are handled with the utmost confidentiality.
  • Please call the school office at (650) 343-1373 if you have questions regarding tuition assistance.

The pastor determines who is considered a participating parishioner. The criteria are:

  • Regular and frequent attendance at Mass in St. Matthew Church.
  • Regular and frequent use of the Sunday envelopes. No minimum amount expected.
  • Fulfillment of school volunteer obligation.

Financial Aid


It is understandable that financial difficulties may arise from time to time. We at St. Matthew School are fortunate enough to provide aid to those in need.   Please help us assist you by applying online through FACTS  beginning February 1, 2019. Funds are limited and will be awarded on a first come/first serve basis. Applying for financial aid does not guarantee that your child has been accepted to St. Matthew School. Acceptance letters will be sent in March, 2019. Deadline to apply for aid is May 1, 2019. 

Basic Fund

Financial Aid is also available through the Basic Fund. This aid is available to new students enrolling in private school for the first time and current families who have a new sibling coming in to the school. Families currently receiving aid from Basic Fund, need to re-apply each year. Instructions are available at beginning in January. Deadline to apply is March 2019.

TADS Financial Aid

Additionally, the Archdiocese offers financial aid through a company called TADS. To use the TADS Financial Aid online application, go to


St. Matthew Catholic School
910 S. El Camino Real
San Mateo, CA  94402
(650) 343-1373

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