St Francis Xavier Catholic School System, Inc.

We are pleased to offer you a convenient, online, confidential method to apply for need based tuition grants through our partnership with FACTS. There is no fee for this application.

New Family Applications for the 24-25 school year will be accepted from Feb 1, 2024 thru Sept. 30, 2024 or until all grant funds are dispersed.  Applying by March 15, 2024 is to your best advantage.    Applications after March 15th will be considered until all funds are dispersed.

Current Xavier Family Applications will be accepted from February 1, 2024 thru March 15, 2024.  Funds will be distributed to families that complete the application by March 15.  Applications submitted after March 15 will be considered dependent on remaining grant fund availability.

 Steps to Apply for Financial Aid Online

·         Sign in to FACTS or create an account to begin.

·         Once signed in, select the ‘Start Application’ button and the school year you are applying for.

·         Complete the steps as prompted including the uploading of supporting documentation.

The following documents are required as part of your application:

·         Full copy of 2023 calendar year Federal Form 1040, 1040A or 1040-EZ U.S. Income Tax Return for both the applicant & co-applicant if filed separately.  If 2023 is not available, submit 2022 with a note in the additional comments with expected date to get your application started and upload 2023 as soon as it is completed.

·         Copies of 2023 calendar year W-2 Wage and Tax Statements for both the applicant and co-applicant.

·         Important - If you file a tax return but do not have W2 wages because you are self-employed, you must submit a copy of your personal and business tax returns for 2023. If you are a business owner and your 2023 taxes will not be completed by the deadline, please apply using your 2022 taxes and note in the Additional Comments field that you will upload your taxes when they become available, and complete the upload as soon as possible to be considered for a grant.

·         Income/loss from any of the following: Business, Farm, Rental Property, S-Corporation, Partnership - Upload your full 2023 Form1040 along with all supporting documentation, forms and schedules.

·         Estates and Trusts - (Form 1040 Line 17) Schedule E (page 2), Form 1041 and Schedule K-1    

·         Copies of all supporting documentation for household Non-Taxable Income such as: Social Security Income, Welfare, Child Support, Food Stamps, Workers' Compensation, and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)


Please Note

·         Mark your calendar to review your application two weeks after it is submitted to confirm that it is marked as complete. If you have a question as to why your application is not marked complete, please reach out to FACTS Customer Service at (866) 441-4637.

·         If your application is completed by the March 17 deadline, you will be notified via email of your award near the first week of May.  Tuition assistance grants will be applied to your tuition account after you have accepted your award online.

·         If you have multiple children, the award for your second child will be visible after you accept the award for your first child.

If you have questions or concerns about the FACTS application process, you may speak with a FACTS Customer Care Representative at (866) 441-4637.


We look forward to partnering with your family in the education of your child!

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