Acceptance

Admissions
Applications for new students must be received by February 1, along with the $50 application fee, even if the child already has a sibling attending the school. The status of all new students shall be probationary for the first year.

General Admission Criteria
A child applying to Early Childhood Education [ECE] must be toilet trained. Age requirements are:

  • Transitions (Fall) – turn 3 between September and March (with parental involvement)
  • Transitions (January) – turn 3 between January and August (with parental involvement)
  • Pre-School (3 days/week) – turn 3 by September 1
  • Junior Kindergarten (5 days/week) – turn 4 by September 1
  • Kindergarten applicants must be 5 years by September 1

In order to maintain small class sizes enrollment must sometimes be limited. The following factors are considered, in the order indicated, to determine acceptance:

  1. Returning students who are currently enrolled in Pre-school through 8th grade (not Transitions)
  2. Siblings of students who are currently enrolled in Pre-school through 8th grade and are returning
  3. Children of registered Saint Andrew Parishioners
  4. Children, grandchildren or siblings of Saint Andrew School Alumni
  5. Catholic children of families not registered at Saint Andrew Parish
  6. Non-Catholic children

Certain additional criteria may be considered as part of the acceptance process:

  • Family located within parish boundaries
  • Participation in Transitions or Baby Bulldogs programs
  • Affiliation with organizations with a long term relationship with Saint Andrew School

Financial Assistance
Saint Andrew School/Parish believes that every family has the right to a Catholic Education. To this end, Saint Andrew School offers financial assistance to families who qualify. Families seeking assistance must apply by mail or online to FACTS Tuition Management, at www.factstuitionaid.com

Application Checklist

  • Completed 2-sided application
  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Transcripts/report cards (if applicable)
  • Letters of recommendation (if applicable)

Important Dates to remember

  • All applications and $50 application fee are due February 1
  • Acceptance letters for new applicants will be sent home in early March

Saint Andrew School is happy to accept transfer students.  Students and their parents will meet with the school administration prior to admission.  Parents should submit up to date academic records and files.