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2445 19th St SW Mason City, IA 50401 (641) 423-6939

STO - Tuition Assistance



January          Applications available through the school 

Feburary        On-line application available at 

March 15          Completed applications must be post-marked or filed electronically.

May 10          Award notification letters sent to all families who applied.

May 1             Families receiving assistance send confirmation they are accepting or declining the assistance back to the school.


Authorization Code  

As you log on to complete the application, our school/system code is 1298.The password on-line is Arch1.




Program Information




*STO Qualifying Levels 2012-03 (will be updated)

**Family Size

***Maximum Income

**Family Size

***Maximum Income













* STO qualifying levels are based upon 300% of 2012 Federal Poverty Levels as required by Iowa law.

**Family size includes parents/guardians plus total number of dependents claimed on 2012 tax return.

*** Families are eligible for STO assistance if their adjusted gross income is at or below the above listed income

levels. Local assistance is not based upon the above. Falling within these guidelines does not necessarily guarantee tuition assistance.
For each additional dependent add $11,220.


All families who want to be considered for tuition assistance must fill out the PSAS application.


Please call Lynn Ptacek in the Development Office or Cindy McCarthy in the Business Office at    (641) 423-6939   (641) 423-6939 with any questions.