Tuition & Scholarships


Central Catholic works to keep tuition as low as possible, through fundraising efforts, and grant and scholarship programs, while still providing students access to outstanding academic, athletic, spiritual, and extra-curricular programs. Central Catholic’s tuition price is one of the lowest in the state of Ohio.

Actual cost to educate a student per year: $14,313
2021-2022 tuition cost for non-Catholic parishioners: $10,250
2021-2022 tuition cost for Catholic parishioners: $9,520
Average price of tuition paid by our families after tuition assistance: $6,489

Stark County Catholic High Schools award $1.5 million in tuition assistance each year

Tuition Assistance

Central Catholic offers several programs to help make tuition affordable for all families. Cost should never prevent a student from obtaining a high quality, Catholic education.
Tuition Grant & Scholarship Options
Families may apply for one or more of the following on an annual basis. All grants are confidential. Aid is determined once information is submitted to FACTS (the link is located on the right side of this page).  
  • Parish Tuition Scholarship
    • Families who are active members of a Stark County Catholic parish may apply for a scholarship.
  • Memorial & Honorary Grants
    • Over seventy-five Memorial and Honorary Grants are provided each year. These grants are based on the following criteria: financial need, evidence of academic progress, Christian example, service to others, and interest and involvement in school and/or community, including parish.
  • Youngstown Diocesan Grant (In memory of Mary Ellen Cushwa Wolsonovich) 
  • Parent Scholarship Agreement 
    • Parents may volunteer to earn tuition credit toward their son/daughter’s tuition. Volunteer hours can be accumulated in the school cafeteria or other maintenance areas. Maintenance hours are scheduled after-school and in the evening, cafeteria and kitchen house are available during the day. Download: Parent Tuition Work Application 2021-2022
  • EdChoice Scholarship 
    • Central Catholic is a provider of the State of Ohio voucher program. Families eligible for these state-funded scholarships must meet state-designated financial need levels or have students assigned to a state-designated list of public schools. The application period opens on February 1, 2021 for EdChoice Expansion, that program is income-based. Traditional EdChoice, based upon school district opens on March 2, 2021. Please visit the State of Ohio website on the right side-bar.  
  • RJS Foundation Scholarships
    • The RJS Foundation awards scholarships based on need, desire to continue your Catholic education and your future goals. RJS awards scholarships from $1,000 to $5,000. To apply for these scholarships please visit  Applications must be completed in full to be eligible for consideration. A representative from RJS Foundation will contact Central Catholic to let the school know if a family qualifies. All scholarships will be awarded in May. The deadline is March 31, 2021.
  • Ohio Catholic Federal Credit Union Scholarships 
    • Each year the Ohio Catholic FCU awards scholarships to students who currently attend Catholic high schools. Scholarships are awarded based primarily upon need and given in the amount of $500. In order to apply, families must be a member of the Ohio Catholic Federal Credit Union and willing to submit proof of income. Online applications can be accessed at Ohio Catholic FCU beginning January 28 to early March. The scholarship funds will be sent directly to the Catholic school in the name of the family 
  • CCHS Band Scholarships 
    • Band members may apply for Band Scholarships worth up to $500 per year by participating in Marching and Concert Bands. Interested families should contact the Band Director for more details.
  • Legacy Alumni Scholarship - Families may apply for this scholarship if the applying student has parents who attended a Stark County Catholic High School. Alumni scholarships are provided each year upon application.
  • Stark County Catholic Elementary School Scholarship - Families may apply for this scholarship if the applying student will also have a younger sibling attending a Stark County Catholic Elementary School. This scholarship is offered each year upon application.
Academic Scholarships
Academic scholarships are awarded through the Guidance Department. Applications for the scholarships listed below are available to incoming freshmen students for the following school year. To be considered, students must take a scholarship qualifying test, please call the main office for details at 330-478-2131.  
  • Teachers’ Confederation Scholarship 
    • The Youngstown Diocesan Confederation of Teachers donates toward a scholarship fund. Freshmen attending CCHS and other diocese schools are eligible to win this scholarship. The freshmen must have a 3.0 or higher GPA and must show leadership and responsibility. Each winner will receive $100, renewable yearly, applied toward their CCHS tuition. A 3.0 GPA must be maintained all four years. Interested students should contact Mrs. Dick in room 305.
  • CCHS Education Foundation Scholarships 
    • Ten $500 four-year renewable scholarships will be awarded
  • Eloise Wenner Scholarships 
    • Ten $250 four-year renewable scholarships will be awarded
  • Joseph and Leone Conrad Family Scholarship 
    • One $500 scholarship will be awarded to an incoming freshman

Application Deadlines:

  • March 19 - Deadline for filing FACTS application for the Wolsonovich Scholarship
  • April 15 - Returning families are asked to renew their EdChoice and EdChoice Expansion Scholarships and apply for financial aid by April 15. Returning families will be notified of their financial aid status in early May. We do offer opportunities for tuition assistance at any time of the year and newly registered families can apply for financial assistance at any time. *Please note the State does have deadlines, most years, to apply for their EdChoice Scholarships.
  • July 1 - Tuition plan on file with the Central Business Office
Financial Aid Application: 
To apply for Financial Aid, please visit this outside vendor: 
EdChoice & EdChoice Expansion information, visit the:
State of Ohio 

Payment Methods:

  1. Pay in full by August 1
  2. Pay in two payments – August 1 & January 1
  3. Loan through DOY Credit Union or Friends & Family Credit Union
  4. Monthly payments through FACTS


For questions, contact: 
John Paul, Director of Finance
330.478.2131, ext. 103
[email protected] 
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