St. James Catholic School aims to provide students with an affordable education based on strong morals and academic excellence. While this requires a significant financial investment, we make every effort to assist families in need. The following provides a general guideline of our financial aid program. For more specific information or to see if you qualify for one or more forms of assistance, please contact the school office to set up an appointment: 256-546-0132.
All families must meet the Scholarship Income Guidelines to be eligible to receive a C2 scholarship. Awards are distributed on a first come, first served basis and in compliance with the Alabama Accountability Act (AAA).
Students eligible for a scholarship must meet the following requirements:
- Was eligible to attend a public school in the preceding semester, or is starting school in Alabama for the first time.
- Applicants must be a member of a family whose total annual income the calendar year before he or she receives an educational scholarship does not exceed 185% of the federal poverty level, the federally recognized threshold for receiving free or reduced priced lunch.