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The average cost to send a student to a Diocese of Baton Rouge elementary school is about $5,500 for the 2017-18 school year, according to recently released figures.

The total cost -- including tuition and fees -- is highest at Sacred Heart of Jesus School located in Baton Rouge. The school with the lowest total cost is Mater Dolorosa School in Independence.

The diocese compiled tuition and fees data for its schools in response to a request from The Advocate.

View tuition and fee information for all Baton Rouge-area Catholic elementary schools below. 

Editor's note: Schools have varying tuition rates based on factors such as whether a family donates to the school's church parish or what grade a student is in. For a more complete tuition/fee schedule for each school, click here.

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*, ^Total costs (tuition and fees) can vary by school based on grade level. Costs can also fluctuate based on if families are active members of a school'church parish. For a more complete tuition/fee schedule for each school, click here.