About Our Schools and Students
FACE grant recipients attend 35 elementary and 9 secondary schools in the Diocese of Oakland in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
Average Tuition Costs: Public vs. Catholic Education
The national public per pupil expenditure averages $10,297 per pupil per year. The average cost for Catholic schools is $6,991 per pupil yearly.
Tuition Assistance Grants
FACE provides grants to qualified families who need financial support.
A elementary education FACE grant provides $1,750 worth of assistance.
A secondary education FACE grant provides $3,050 worth of
Who Received Grants?
For the 2012-13 year 549 students received FACE grants:
- 256 students for an elementary education.
- 293 students for an secondary education.
The Diocese of Oakland has 53 schools in Alameda and Contra
Costa counties with over 17,000 students currently enrolled. All of our schools provide a faith-based academically rigorous curriculum that focuses on the full development of the human person.
The Class of 2012 included 58 FACE recipients at all of the 9 secondary schools in the Diocese of Oakland. 100% graduated and 98% will continue their education at a two or four-year institution.