Tuition Assistance

Junipero Serra High School offers a variety of Tuition Assistance Programs:


1. Catholic Education Foundation (CEF)

      • CEF is now open for incoming freshmen & transfer students only.
      • Applications coming soon for the upcoming school year - October 15, 2021.
      • If you are interested in CEF information - contact:  Irene Tortola (310) 436-8304
      • See attachments below.


2. Serra Tuition Assistance - (FACTS)

      • To be considered for Serra Tuition Assistance, prospective & returning families must complete the FACTS Financial Needs Assessment application.
      • FACTS applications must be completed by:
        • Freshmen students - Deadline: January 31, 2022
        • Sophomore, Junior & Senior students - Deadline: July 31, 2022
      • Click [HERE]to begin.

3. Academic-Based Scholarships

      • Students who receive academic-based scholarship awards must meet the academic and citizenship criteria.   Students must earn a minimum of 3.0 GPA to qualify. 
      • Scholarship essays are due:
        • Freshmen students - Deadline: January 31, 2022
        • Sophomore, Junior, & Senior students - Deadline: May 31, 2022
      • See attachment on scholarship guidelines below.
If you need additional help with completing your financial aid package, please schedule a telephone appointment:   Financial Aid Telephone Appointment
Tuition Discounts: (see attachment below)
    • Serra Sibling Discount:  Current sibling attending JSHS
    • Catholic School Sibling Discount: Sibling is currently attending another Catholic School
    • Catholic Parishioner Discount: Your son/daughter has a Catholic Baptismal Certificate
    • Legacy Discount:  Your son/daughter has a sibling, parent, or grandparent that has graduated from JSHS and is a current Alumni member by having one of the following: All Hail Card, Alumni Legacy Wall Tile, or current Alumni Association Member. 
    • Full Rate Tuition Payment Discount: If you are paying the full rate for your tuition, with no financial aid/or scholarship, then you qualify for a tuition discount.  Full payment must be made by August 5, 2022.
If you have any questions regarding tuition assistance or tuition discounts, please contact:
Cecilia Leyva / Tuition Coordinator
Direct number: (310) 436-8303