Return on Investment
In a recent survey, graduates overwhelmingly felt prepared for college, especially in the areas of time management, organization, reading, writing, and research skills.
*A typical Bishop Guertin student receives $14,200 in annual merit aid from colleges. BG Graduates complete their degree in 4.2 years, as opposed to 5.5 for the average student nationally, saving the cost of over a year of college tuition (estimated at $52,000 per year for recent graduates).
PROGRAMS FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE RESIDENTS
The State of New Hampshire offers funding for residents in support of their choice to attend a non-public school, including Bishop Guertin in the following two ways.
Education Freedom Accounts
Starting in 2021-22, the State of New Hampshire began offering Education Freedom Accounts to expand educational opportunities for Granite State children. Families qualify based on income, with a family of four qualifying at or under an annual income of $78,600. Qualifying families can direct their child’s state education funding — a base grant of approximately $3,400 — to tuition at non-public schools like Bishop Guertin, tutoring, online learning, educational supplies, internet connectivity, and other educational expenses.
Children's Scholarship Fund
The New Hampshire Children’s Scholarship Fund awards Education Tax Credit scholarships to over 600 students per year.
The Children’s Scholarship Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity scholarship organization funded by contributions from individuals and businesses. These scholarships are available to New Hampshire residents who attend non-public schools such as Bishop Guertin High School. Families qualify for this scholarship based on income, with a family of four qualifying at or under an annual income of $78,600. In 2022-23, the average scholarship award to 18 Bishop Guertin recipients was $3,925 from the New Hampshire Children’s Scholarship Fund.