Finances & Scholarships

 

Finances

Tuition and registration costs are announced in January for the coming school year. Arrangements may be made to make tuition and bus payments monthly, quarterly or annually through the FACTS tuition management program.  Uniform costs vary (approx $200) according to each student’s order. There is usually a minimal annual fundraising fee (approx $350) expected of each family. A Technology Fee of $350. The annual Book Fee includes the cost for insurance, newspaper, literary magazine, Days of Recollection, new books, workbooks and gym locks is approximately $350. No other mandatory fees are charged.

Tuition for 2017-2018 is $13,000.  There is a one time registration fee of $300. Busing for 2017-2018 costs from $3,850 to $4,350. Many towns reimburse parents $1,000 for busing. Parents who have more than one daughter at Mother Seton Regional get a $1,000 tuition deduction for each daughter after the first. Daughters of alumnae receive a $500 scholarship. Daughters of full-time teachers in our sending Catholic elementary schools receive an annual deduction of $500 in the tuition costs for Mother Seton Regional High School. In all cases, students must qualify for admission and must maintain satisfactory academic, behavioral and leadership requirements.  There is an international student fee of $3,000.

 

Scholarships

Each year several academic scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen. They are granted on the basis of the results of a competitive examination given at Mother Seton Regional High School. We award Sr. Regina Martin Memorial Scholarships to our highest scoring scholars. Other members of the Seton Scholar Program are awarded the Mother Seton Regional High School Academic Scholarship.  The Seton Caritas Scholarship is awared to high scoring members of the Honors Program.  The Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Academic Scholarships are awarded to applicants who score in the higher ranges of the entrance examination, scholarship exam and/or who have demonstrated the ability to do well in school.
 
Sister Regina Martin Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is named in honor of a Sister of Charity who was recognized among her peers, as well as nationally, as a great leader in education!  She was our Principal at Mother Seton for thirty-nine years.  Sr. Regina passed away suddenly on Chrsitmas Day 2013.  So many people loved her that they all wanted to remember her legacy by recognizing academic leaders at Mother Seton Regional High School with scholarships awarded in her honor and memory.  For the current incoming freshmen (Class of 2021) these scholarships are valued at $20,000 ($5,000 per year) and are awarded to applicants who have an excellent record from elementary school and who score in the higher ranges of the entrance and/or scholarship examination. These students are expected to participate in our Seton Scholar Program throughout their four years of high school.
 
Sister Irene Margaret Memorial Scholarship
For the current incoming freshman (Class of 2021) these scholarships are valued at $14,000 ($3,500 per year) and are awarded to applicants who have an excellent record from elementary school.  They score in the high ranges of the entrance/scholarship examination.  They are expected to participate in our Seton Honors Program throughout their four years of high school.
 
Seton Caritas Scholarship
The Seton Caritas Scholarship is worth $8,000. ($2,000 per year of attendance at Mother Seton Regional High School)  It is awarded to applicants who score in the high ranges of the entrance examination and/or who have demonstrated the ability to do well in school through their performance in elementary school.
 
The Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Academic Scholarship
Named in honor of the foundress of the Sisters of Charity in the United States and of the first native-born American saint. These scholarships are awarded to applicants who score in the high ranges of the entrance examination and/or who have demonstrated the ability to do well in school. This scholarship award guarantees an award of $4,000 ($1,000 per year) over the four years of the student’s high school career at Mother Seton Regional High School.

All scholarships will be renewed for each successive school year at Mother Seton provided the student attains the necessary academic average in all major courses. In addition, the student is expected to participate in other aspects of Mother Seton’s advanced level courses and programs as she progresses in her high school career. Responsibility in the areas of leadership and service to others in the school community is also necessary.