Admissions Process

  1. Open House is Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 12:15 pm – 2:15 pm with school tours available
  2. If you are unable to attend our Open House, please call the school at (757) 821-1100, ext. 241 to schedule a private tour.
  3. On your initial visit you will receive information on the school’s programs, discuss your child’s needs and ask any questions you might have regarding SJA
  4. Submit Application and Application Fee: Upon receipt of your application, fee and pertinent documentation, a file will be open for your student.

Documentation needed to complete the Admission Process: Please submit the following with your admission application:

  • Copy of Baptismal Certificate
  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Copy of Immunization records
  • Copy of last report card (if applicable)
  • Divorced or separated parents must file a court-certified copy of the custody agreement
  • Records release-applicable to all students entering First grade and up.
  • Completed-signed tuition contract
  • If your child has a current IEP or 504, it is required that a copy of it accompany his or her application

Upon reviewing all applicable paperwork, a date will be scheduled for your child’s entrance exam (applies to new students entering kindergarten through eighth grade). Three and Four year olds will go through an individual readiness assessment-testing and assessment dates - TBA.

Acceptance Criteria: Students are accepted to St. John the Apostle School based on the following criteria:

  • Siblings of current students
  • Catholic / SJA families
  • Catholic / Out of parish

Age Requirements:

  • Pre-Kindergarten 3 – must be 3 by September 30th of school year (and potty trained)
  • Pre-Kindergarten 4 – must be 4 by September 30th of school year

Kindergarten – must be 5 by September 30th of school year

Admissions and Placement Guidelines for Early Childhood Center
Detailed information on upcoming enrollment at St. John the Apostle Catholic School
Financial Information
Visit St. John the Apostle for a private tour of the school.

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