Tuition and Fees

Our Lady of the Wayside actively works to make funds available for tuition assistance either through the Illinois Tax Credit Scholarship Program (using Empower Illinois as the Scholarship Granting Organization) or for our own Gloria Rebek Scholarship Fund. It is our hope that we don’t turn away any family because of financial need. Please talk to Principal David Wood, or 847-255-0050, ext 244, if you need financial assistance. 

OLW does offer discounted tuition rates for children with more than one student enrolled in all-day kindergarten to eighth grade. Tuition information is listed below as well as the Tuition Agreement, the Student Registration Form, and information about medical and other forms that are needed to complete registration. We do offer before and after school care for all-day students; information is below. 

We can encourage you to request more information or schedule a tour. You may also call the school office 847-255-0050 (press 1, then 0) to inquire in which classrooms we are accepting new students. 

Tuition and fees (K-8) for the 2021-2022 school year will be available in February or March 2021. Preschool rates are set.
2021-2022 TUITION and FEES Preschool

2020-2021 TUITION and FEES Kindergarten Only 
2020-2021 TUITION and FEES K thru 8
2020-2021 Tuition Agreement

2021-22 Registration Information Sheet
2021-22 Registration Timeline


OLW School uses a payment processing company SmartTuition ( for all tuition payments. Families may choose one of four payment plan options. There is a $36 enrollment fee (waived if tuition is paid in full.)
Annual Plan:  One-time payment due in July or August.
Semi-Annual Plan:  2 payments.  The first payment is due in July.
Quarterly:  4 payments.  The first payment is due in July.
Monthly Plan:  11 payments starting in July.

Busing available through, and payable to, District 25 Transportation Office

G.C.P. Store Gift Certificate Program rebates are available to all OLW School families.