Each year families are encouraged to apply for tuition assistance.

This process generally begins in late February or early March of the year before your child will attend our school. In order to be considered for assistance you must complete the requested information on This system allows you to apply for assistance that is given out from the Diocese of St. Petersburg and from St. Raphael Catholic parish/school.

St. Raphael's also works with the Mary C. Forbes foundation to assist Catholic families. The application is distributed in the late spring to Catholic families who meet certain financial requirements.

Additionally, St. Raphael's accepts students who have Step Up For Students scholarships or the McKay scholarship (some restrictions may apply to students using a McKay scholarship). For more information about these programs check out their websites at and

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