Tuition Assistance

LCA Offers Tuition Assistance

LCA is pleased to offer need-based tuition assistance to parents with children in Kindergarten through 8th grade. Sources of tuition assistance are the Cleveland Diocese (DTA) and Lakewood Catholic Academy. Families seeking need-based tuition assistance from the Diocese of Cleveland or the LCA Financial Aid Fund are required to submit a completed financial assistance form through FACTS. LCA does not see families’ private financial information, only an analysis of need.


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Apply by March 1

The initial deadline is March 1st. While applications will be accepted until June 1st,  it is possible that the available pool of funds will be fully allocated to those who have filed by the March 1st deadline. Families are strongly urged to file by March 1st.

When will I be notified of my award?

If you submit your form by March 1 you will receive notification by the end of May about any funding you may receive from the Diocesan fund and/or LCA.


LCA is a provider of the Ohio Department of Education EdChoice & EdChoice Expansion Scholarship programs. Families who wish to apply for the EdChoice program must first be approved for admission to LCA and meet other eligibility requirements established by the Ohio Department of Education. Please contact Patrick Straffen, Director of Advancement, at 216-521-0559 ext. 3026 or via email at for eligibility and application information.

529 Savings Plan

Following the passage of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act in 2017, funds in a 529 savings plan may be used for up to $10,000 in tuition at a K-12 private or religious school. Click here to learn more.