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About FACE

About FACE

About FACE

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FACE grant recipients attend 35 elementary and 9 secondary schools in the Diocese of Oakland in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.


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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.

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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
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Who Received Grants?
For the 2014-15 year 680 students receive FACE grants:
  • 343 students for an elementary education.
  • 337 students for an secondary education.

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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 2014 included 62 FACE recipients at all of the 9 secondary schools in the Diocese of Oakland.  98% will continue their education at a two or four-year institution.
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Applying For a Grant?

Are you applying for a FACE grant for your child?  Click here to learn how to apply and to see our Frequently Asked Questions.

Why Catholic Schools?

To learn about the benefits of a Catholic Education and how it leads to a lifetime of learning, success, faith, and service, please click here.

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