Admission Policy and Tuition

Registration:

2022-2023 Registration Form.pdf
  

Blackbaud Tuition:

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Blackbaud General Enrollment Instructions

Tuition:

Tuition Schedules for the 2022-2023 School Year:

Admission Statement:

  1. St. Catherine of Alexandria School is operated under the auspices of the Catholic Bishop of Chicago, a corporation sole, in the Archdiocese of Chicago.  St. Catherine of Alexandria School admits students of any race, color, sex, national, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students in the school.  St. Catherine of Alexandria does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, or national and ethnic origin in administration of educational policies, loan programs (if the school has a loan program), athletic or other school-administered programs.

  2. Students applying for 3 year old preschool, 4 year old preschool, kindergarten and first grade must meet the following age requirements as per state law guidelines:

    1. Students entering 3 year old preschool must be 3 years old before September 1st

    2. Students entering 4 year old preschool must be 4 years old before September 1st

    3. Students entering kindergarten must be 5 years old before September 1st. 

    4. Students entering first grade must be 6 years old before September 1st. 

  3. Application for registration/acceptance is for the current school year.

  4. Priority listing of acceptance:

    1. Children from families with children already enrolled.  “Registered parishioners with children in the 4 year old preschool program are considered in-school families and are eligible to automatically enroll in the kindergarten program for the following school year.”  (approved January 2002)  (NON –REGISTERED PARENTS OF PRESCHOOLERS MUST REGISTER AT OPEN ENROLLMENT IN JANUARY.)

    2. Children of registered parishioners.

    3. Children of Catholic families living within parish boundaries.

    4. Children from Catholic families living outside parish boundaries at the discretion of the principal. (These families would be required to become registered parishioners at the time of acceptance into school.)

    5. Non-Catholic families.

  5. St. Catherine does not accept students transferring into 8th grade. 

  6. St. Catherine does not accept new K-7 students once the school year has begun.

  7.  For those students in 3rd-7th grade whose families want to transfer to St. Catherine, a meeting with the family, an interview with the child and a review of transcripts and standardized test scores is required. The decision regarding acceptance will be made by the school and parish administration. Added note:  Students in grades 1-8 who transfer to St. Catherine of Alexandria School from another school will be on academic and conduct probation for one year. Transfer students may also be referred for placement testing.