St. Patrick School
952 Buffalo St., Franklin, PA 16323 814-432-8689
Founded in 1894 by the Sisters of Mercy, Saint Patrick School offers a Catholic education from preschool through eighth grade. Our mission is to ensure that all students receive the support, encouragement, and resources to maximize spiritual, academic, and emotional growth. Sensitive to each child’s uniqueness, we envision life-long achievement through faith, learning, and action for every student.
Tuition Assistance and Scrip Program
Star Foundation and the Bishop's Tuition Assistance Program
Click HERE for information and the application
Click HERE for information and an application
Contact the school office (814-432-8689) for further information.
TUITION REBATE PROGRAM (SCRIP):
Your everyday purchases can earn you credit towards your child’s tuition. If you
don’t have a child currently attending St. Patrick School, your purchases can be
designated to help another family or to the school.
The Tuition Rebate Program, or Scrip, utilizes your everyday purchases to earn
credit to be used towards tuition.
How It Works
Families purchase Scrip (gift cards and/or certificates) for everyday expenses
like food, clothing, gas, travel, and entertainment for national and local
businesses at face value, but earn a percentage of each dollar of scrip
purchased back in credit. The school purchases the Scrip at discounted rates
from Great Lakes Scrip. The rates are determined by each retailer and can range
from 2% to 20%. The discounted amount is saved in a Tuition Rebate Account
through St. Patrick School under the family’s name. That amount accumulates
through the school year as purchases are made with the total then applied to the
following year’s tuition. Some families have been able to save $1500 or more
toward their child’s tuition!
The program is open to anyone. If your child is not yet of school age, but will
be next year, why not start saving now. You can enroll in the program now and be
earning credit toward your child’s first year here at St. Patrick. Those who do
not have students attending St. Patrick School can designate their savings go to
a family or families who attend St. Patrick School, or to the General Tuition
Fund which is used for tuition assistance. Recruit your family and friends to
help you save!
1. St. Patrick School families complete an
(print form to complete) which is available here as well as at the school
office, church office, and the church vestibule. This form establishes your
Tuition Rebate Account. Once your Tuition Rebate Account has been established,
family and friends can then designate their savings to be applied to your
2. Complete a Designate
Form to apply the savings to your family, another family, or to the general
3. Complete an Order
Form and return it to the St. Patrick School office along with full payment
(cash or checks made payable to “Tuition Rebate Program”) by 9:15 a.m. Monday
mornings. Order forms and payment are also accepted in the weekend collection
basket (in envelopes) marked “Scrip” or “Tuition Rebate Program.” Orders can
also be placed online at
http://www.glscrip.comTo order online, you must register to create an
online account. Click here to learn
how to create an online account.
4. Orders can be picked up in the school office on Thursdays after 12:00 p.m. or
can be sent home with your child. A new order form is included with each order.
When you receive your order, you will also be informed of the amount of savings
earned with that order and the balance of your account—watch your balance grow
with each order.
5. The school places an order each week even through the summer. You choose the
frequency of your orders: weekly, biweekly, monthly, etc. Summer orders can be
picked up in the school office on Thursdays between 9:00—11:00 a.m. or other
arrangements can be made.
6. The school office keeps a supply of Scrip for some of the most frequently
ordered retailers (several denominations of Giant Eagle, Shop ‘n Save, Staples,
Walmart, and Sheetz, to name a few). Stop by the school to purchase these any
day during regular school hours.
For more information, please contact St. Patrick School at 814-432-8689.
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING ST. PATRICK SCHOOL AND CATHOLIC EDUCATION!