Tuition Assistance & Tuition Rates

Kuemper's Tuition Assistance Program
The Catholic parishes in the Carroll area and many donors make generous contributions to Kuemper in order to keep tuition as low as possible. Kuemper is confident that it's strong tuition assistance program can make your tuition investment manageable and will do everything possible to enable you to choose a Catholic education for your children. 

Did you know that 63% of Kuemper students receive tuition assistance?  The average amount of assistance per student is $1,063.

New Family Tuition Credit
New families who transfer from another school system may be eligible to receive a $500 tuition credit. Students must be in 1st through 12th grade and attend Kuemper for 90 days before the credit is issued. Contact Erin Sundrup at 712-792-3313 or for more information. 

Referral Tuition Credit
Families and individuals who refer new families to Kuemper may be eligible to receive a $500 tuition credit per each family they refer. This tuition credit may be applied to their own family’s tuition or to a family of their choice. All individuals, those with or without children enrolled at Kuemper, are eligible for the credit. Contact Erin Sundrup at 712-792-3313 or for more information.

Kuemper's Scrip Program
When you purchase scrip money, you are purchasing gift cards from Kuemper. A portion of your purchase made with the gift cards goes towards your child’s tuition and a portion goes to Kuemper. There is no extra money spent, just money earned! Contact Sarah Muhlbauer for more information at 712-792-3313 or

Tax Credits
You may be eligible to receive tax credits each year for the tuition you pay. Contact your tax professional for more information!

2021/2022 Tuition Rates

   Students belonging to parish within the Sioux City Diocese  Students not belonging to a Catholic parish within the diocese
Optional Kindergarten    $1,840 $2,395
Kindergarten  $3,010 $3,915
 1st Grade $3,010 $3,915
 2nd Grade $3,010
3rd Grade $3,010 $3,915
4th Grade
$3,150 $4,095
5th Grade
$3,150 $4,095
6th Grade $3,150 $4,095
7th Grade $3,420 $4,450
8th Grade $3,420 $4,450
9th Grade $4,295 $5,585
10th Grade $4,490 $5,840
11th Grade $4,625 $6,015
12th Grade $4,790 $6,230

High School Course Fees
Kuemper includes all course fees into the student's tuition, making billing less confusing and easier for families. College credit classes and AP fees will continue to be charged to students who take these particular courses.

2021/2022 Additional Fees
Opt.K -12th Grade Activity Pass:  Included in tuition
7th-8th Grade Athletic Participation Fee:  $50, if choose to participate
9th-12th Grade Athletic Participation Fee: $75, if choose to participate
High School Course Fee: Included in tuition
Senior Graduation Fee:  Included in tuition

Kuemper makes every attempt to limit extra fees throughout the year. There may be various events throughout the year that students participate in that may have an additional fee, but the set fees are listed above.

Students Not Belonging to a Parish Within the Sioux City Diocese
Kuemper welcomes all students who are not a registered member of a Catholic parish within the Sioux City Diocese. This includes students of other faiths. These students pay 30% more than students belonging to a parish within the Sioux City Diocese.

Tuition and fees are prorated for students who transfer into Kuemper during the school year. If a student must leave Kuemper due to a family job transfer, unused prorated tuition will be refunded. For any other reason, tuition will be required for the current full semester.