By choosing St. Mary's Institute, your child is joining a storied history of accomplishment. Gift your son or daughter an opportunity to learn about their faith, not as separate from other learning, but rather as part of all learning.

Registration is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Gather the required documents.

    Registration checklist:
    • Birth certificate
    • Immunization records
    • Baptismal certificate, if applicable
    • Most recent report card (gr. 1-8 only)
    • $75.00 Registration fee (non-refundable, cash or check)
    • Voided check for enrollment in FACTS automatic monthly tuition payment plan

  2. Call us to schedule an appointment to complete additional paperwork or click here to complete the required forms in advance of your appointment.

  3. Set up your FACTS automatic monthly payment plan agreement. You may also elect to pay in full by July 31. FACTS Customer Service: 1-866-315-9262  FACTS WEBSITE


Investing in your child’s potential is the greatest gift you can give them — and it is within your reach.


Registration Fee $75 (per family, non-refundable)


Full Day Early Childhood, Full Day Prekindergarten, & Kindergarten through Grade 8

  Tuition Materials Technology Total 11 Months
 1 student               $4070  $175  $60  $4305  $391
 2 students  $6930  $350  $120  $7400  $673
 3 students  $9680  $525  $180  $10385  $944
 4 students  $12350  $700  $240  $13290  $1208

Half Day Early Childhood & Half Day Prekindergarten

  Tuition  Materials  Technology  Total  11 Months 
 1 student  $2750  $175  $60  $2985  $271



St. Mary's Institute offers needs-based grants and scholarships to eligible students.  If you wish to request tuition assistance and be considered for an award, a FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment application must be completed.

FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment will conduct the financial need analysis for St. Mary's Institute. Families applying for financial aid will need to complete an online application and submit the necessary supporting documentation to FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment by April 15. Be advised paper applications are no longer accepted. Applicants can apply online at

Once an online application has been completed, the following information will need to be sent to FACTS to complete the application process: 

    • Copies of your last two Federal tax forms including all supporting tax schedules.
    • Copies of your most recent W-2 forms for both you and your spouse.
    • Copies of supporting documentation for Social Security Income, Welfare, Child Support, Food Stamps, Workers’ Compensation, and TANF.

All supporting documentation can be uploaded in PDF format online. Documentation can also be faxed to 1-866-315-9264 or mailed to the address below. Please be sure to include the applicant ID on all faxed or mailed correspondence.


FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment
P.O. Box 82524
Lincoln, NE  68501-2524


Be advised supporting documentation must accompany your application.  Your application will remain at a "submitted" status until these documents are received. Once all supporting information is received, your application status will be changed to "verified".  Please note only verified applications will be considered for an award.

If you have questions or concerns about the application process, you may speak with a FACTS Customer Care Representative at 1-866-441-4637. Questions concerning awards and tuition agreements should be directed to the school office at 518-842-4100.



The Beacon of Hope Scholarship is a needs-based program open to all students in grades 1-12 who are currently enrolled in a Catholic School in the Diocese of Albany.  The award is $ 1,500 per year for three years.  In addition to completing the FACTS Grant & Aid application by April 15. Applicants must complete the Beacon of Hope Parent Application and request a recommendation from the school principal. Awards for the Beacon of Hope Scholarship are determined by a selection committee of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany.

Beacon of Hope Introductory Letter