Private School Tuition vs. Public School Taxes
Most families cringe at the thought of forking out for expensive private educations. Since we all pay taxes, why would you want to pay both? Getting what you pay for should be the same across the board – incorrect! Those choosing a private school find faith based education invaluable. Taxes for education are often diluted and distributed to areas that may not hold the same value for those seeking a private education. Saint Patrick School offers the most competitive tuition rates in Fredericksburg.
Tuition Assistance programs are available for those in need from the Catholic Diocese of Arlington or alternatively, a financial tuition management system FACTS is available to make private schooling more affordable.
Student Population at a Private School vs. a Public School
If you are zoned for a local public school, students will likely be from the same geographical area with a mix of ethnicity, diversity, and abilities. If you choose a private school for your child, the chances are that decision is based on a cultural, religious, or philosophical belief. Finding the right peer group for your child is beneficial in so many ways, including establishing self-confidence and a sense of belonging. In most private schools, admission standards are high and policies enforced.