Admissions Process

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

 2021-2022

 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 2020-2021 Standardized Test Scores (Grades 2-8)
    • $50 Non-refundable Registration Fee

        

Thank you for your patience during the Covid-19 Pandemic. We have prepared our school for returning students and are now able to admit potential new students on campus.

 Testing for all new students is  Saturday. March 27, 2021 at staggered  appointment times.

  • Everyone must where a mask.
  • Check -in on our Dr. Owl app  for symptom and temperature checks before entering the building.
  • Maintain social distancing protocols.
 

Parking is available on our school yard off 8th Street.

Please enter at the door marked "Entrance only".

Testing for Kindergarten and Grade 1- Saturday, March 27, 2021

  •  Kindergarten by appointment only from 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM (assessment for each student is 20 minutes)
  • Grade 1 - Group testing from 9:30 - 12 NOON

 

New Student Testing (Grades 2-8) - Saturday, March 27, 2021

  • Grades 2 - 8 10:00 PM - 12:30 PM
  • Students must arrive at school NO LATER than 9:45 AM

 

 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 $375.00 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
Recommendation Form