EdChoice Scholarship Program at St. Mary School

The Ohio Ed Choice and Ed Choice Expansion Scholarships are available to students at St. Mary School. These scholarships are renewable thru 8th grade as long as a student continues to meet the scholarship criterion.

EdChoice Scholarship

The following students are eligible to apply for a 2018-2019 Ed Choice Scholarship:

  • Children who attend or would be assigned to Taft, Hayes or McKinley Elementary School next fall including those entering kindergarten
  • Children who are home schooled who would be assigned to Taft, Hayes or McKinley Elementary School
  • Students new to Ohio who would be assigned to Taft, Hayes or McKinley Elementary School

EdChoice Expansion Scholarship is available to any child entering Kindergarten through Fifth Grade who is not assigned to Taft, Hayes or McKinley Elementary and whose family meets the income requirements.  (200% or less of the Federal Poverty Guidelines)

Please note: The deadline for EdChoice Expansion Scholarships, both new and renewal, including Income Verification is April 30, 2018.

EdChoice Forms: The following forms may be printed for your convenience or obtained in the school office.

EdChoice Application Form

Acceptable Forms of Address Verification

EdChoice Income Verification Form for Expansion Scholarship

Ed Choice Income Guidelines for Expansion Scholarship

EdChoice Renewal Form for returning students


EdChoice Scholarship or EdChoice Expansion Scholarship applications will be taken February 1st thru April 30th.  There will be an additional application period for the EdChoice Scholarhip in July.  Scholarships may be limited therefore it is recommended you apply as early as possible. Call the school office for more information or visit http://www.education.ohio.gov/edchoice

Tuition Assistance

The first step to qualify your child for financial assistance at St. Mary School is completing the FACTS Financial Assistance Application by March 15 at www.factstuitionaid.com. The application is used to determine financial assistance from the Diocese of Columbus. After the amount of Diocesan assistance is determined, additional tuition assistance at the local level is available to qualifying students. The application fee will be refunded to families who submit proof of payment to the school office.

FACTS Tuition Aid Information

The Father Fred Furey Fund provides assistance to help defray the cost of tuition at St. Mary School.  Interested families should print and complete the form below and return it with your current tax return to the school office.

Application For the Father Fred Furey Scholarship

Contact Information: 

Mr. Jack Mental at 740-382-1607 or by email at jmental@cdeducation.org


 A quality St. Mary’s education is accessible to any child as financial assistance is available to all qualified families.