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Admissions Process

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

 2016-2017

 Kindergarten applicants must be five years of age by September 1 of the academic year.  First graders must be six years of age by September 1

      • Application for Admission
      • Birth Certificate
      • Baptismal Certificate (if Catholic)
      • Immunization Record
      • Copy of Most Recent Report Card
      • Copy of 2015-2016 Standardized Test Scores (Grades 2-8)
      • $50 Non-refundable Registration Fee

        

Testing for Kindergarten and Grade 1- Saturday, March 11, 2017

 

  • Kindergarten by appointment only from 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Grade 1 - Group testing from 9:00 - 12 NOON

 

New Student Testing (Grades 2-8) - Wednesday, March 15, 2017

  • Grades 2 - 8                1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Students must arrive at school NO LATER than 1:15 PM

 

 NOTE: If your child missed the testing date, please contact the main office to set-up an appointment for testing. 

Acceptance Policy: Students are accepted on the basis of test results, report cards, test scores, and recommendations in the following order:

  •  First: Catholics in Cathedral Chapel Parish
  • Second: Catholics from other parishes
  • Third: Non-Catholic

 

Letters of acceptance will be mailed within two weeks of testing.  The Annual Fee of $275.00 and the FACTS Automatic Tuition Payment Agreement will be required to hold your child's place.

(Fees are non-refundable.)

 

Principal:  Tina Katherine Kipp                                     Office Manager:  Ms. Lupe Bravo

 

 Admission Guidelines:

  • Preferences shall be given to active members of the parish.
  • Under Archdiocesan guidelines for financial considerations, the optimum number of students per classroom is thirty-five (35).
  • The recommended age for kindergarten students is five (5) years of age on or before September 1st of the academic year.
  • The recommended age for first grade students is six (6) years of age on or before September 1st of the academic year. 
  • All students must comply with current California immunization and health requirements prior to enrollment.
  • The parish school will strive to have Catholic education accessible to as many students as possible, both with its educational programs and financial considerations; however, it may have insufficient resources to serve the educational needs of all students.
  • The pastor and principal will review a students continued eligibility for enrollment in the parish school.
 
KINDERGARTEN
 
Admission to Kindergarten will be determined by the following factors:
  • The applicant must be five (5) years of age by September 1st of the academic year.
  • The applicant must demonstrate that he/she is academically, emotionally and socially ready through data compiled as a result of recommendations and readiness screening.
 
GRADES K-8
 
Admission to Grades K-8 will be determined by the following factors:
  • Completed application accompanied by fee.
  • Entrance test.
  • Verification of all required Archdiocesan and State of California documents; e.g., baptismal certificate and immunization record.
  • Current report card and standardized test scores of present school.
  • Completed recommendation form.
  • Some students and their parents may be required to meet with the Principal.
  • Students in Grade 1 must be six (6) years of age by September 1st of the academic year.
 
NEW STUDENTS ARE ACCEPTED ON A PROBATIONARY STATUS FOR THE FIRST YEAR