Admissions Process

  1. Call the school to schedule a tour
  2. On your initial visit you will receive information on the schools program, discuss your child's needs and ask any questions you might have about St. John the Apostle Catholic School
  3. Submit Application and application fee: upon receipt of your application fee and pertinent documentation, a file will be opened for your student.
  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:

  • Early Learners (previously Little Rays)-must be 3 years old by September 30th of the school year
  • Kindergarten- must be 5 years old by September 30th of the school year
  • Jr. Kindergarten (previously Pre K $'s)-must be 4 years old by September 30th of the school year

Admissions and Placement Guidelines for Early Childhood Center
Detailed information on upcoming enrollment at St. John the Apostle Catholic School
Financial Information
In the Catholic schools in Richmond, 100% of the students graduate and 99% go to a four year college. We need to give more students that opportunity. The Segura initiative offers an opportunity to provide Latino students with tuition support.
Visit St. John the Apostle for a private tour of the school.

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