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Student Aid

A Lifetime of Benefits

Financing a Catholic education is an important decision for every family.  As many parents in the Lafayette Catholic School System have discovered, choosing the LCSS to provide a faith-filled education to prepare their children to live a purposeful Christian life is an investment that will deliver a lifetime of benefits.

Did You Know…

  • More than 64% of the LCSS students have been awarded some type of Student Aid?
  • 450 of the 929 LCSS students receives either a Partial or a Full Indiana School Choice Scholarship (voucher)?
  • Over 2.5 million dollars in Student Aid was awarded to LCSS students in the 2019-20 school year?

How Do I Know if I Qualify for Student Aid?

Most Student Aid programs are based on household size and the household’s previous year’s Adjusted Gross Income. The chart below shows income requirements for the various Student Aid programs.  Where does your Adjusted Gross Income fall for your Household Size?

Income Criteria
Household Size
2020 AGI +
Non-Taxable
Income is less
than or equal to:
2020 AGI +
Non-Taxable
Income is less
than or equal to:
2020 AGI +
Non-Taxable
Income is less
than or equal to:
2020 AGI +
Non-Taxable
Income is less
than or equal to:
 
2020 AGI +
Non-Taxable
Income is:
 
2020 AGI minus
Charitable
Donations
2
$ 32,227
$ 40,283 $ 48,340 $ 64,454 more than $ 64,454 $ 64,455 - 128,908
3 $ 40,626 $ 50,782 $ 60,939 $ 81,252 more than $ 81,252 $ 81,253 - 162,504
4 $ 49,025 $ 61,281 $ 73,537 $ 98,050 more than $ 98,050 $ 98,051 - 196,100
5 $ 57,424 $ 71,780 $ 86,136 $ 114,848 more than $ 114,848 $ 114,849 - 229,696
6 $ 65,823 $ 82,278 $ 98,734 $ 131,646 more than $ 131,646 $ 131,647 - 263,293
7 $ 74,222 $ 92,777 $ 111,333 $ 148,444 more than $ 148,444 $ 148,445 - 296,888
8 $ 82,621 $ 103,276 $ 123,931 $ 165,242 more than $ 165,242 $ 165,243 - 330,484
How Do I Apply?

Every family desiring Student Aid must complete the online FACTS Student Aid application, OR if you are only applying for the Tuition Credit Grant program, the one page Tax Credit Grant Application is required.

Students can be awarded more than one type of Student Aid. Student Aid awards are based on “Family Need” as determined by FACTS, and the criteria for the various types of Student Aid.

 

Is there a deadline for applying for Student Aid?

Student Aid applications for the 2021-22 school year can be completed beginning January 1, 2021.  Families applying for ALL Student Aid programs, except the Tuition Credit Grant, must:

  1. Set up an account and complete a FACTS Student Aid Application ($35 processing fee).
  2. Provide supporting documents to FACTS including:
    • All pages of the 2020 Federal taxes.
    • Supporting documents for all other non-taxable income such as child support, social security, unemployment, etc.
  3. There is no Student Aid application deadline for newly applying families for 2021-22.  Families with students new to the LCSS in 2021-22 are encouraged to complete a Student Aid application as early as possible to ensure the maximum Student Aid is available.