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How to Apply

 

StJPII is now accepting applications for
Pre-K, 2nd Grade, and 3rd Grade 

for the 2022/2023 school year 
 

St. John Paul II Catholic School 2022 / 2023 School Year APPLICATION PROCESS

ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA

Applicants are considered for acceptance to St. John Paul II Catholic School using the following criteria:

  • By September 1 of the school year applying for, the child must be four (4) years of age to enroll in
    Pre-Kindergarten, five (5) years old to enroll in Kindergarten, and six (6) years old to enter First Grade.

  • All Pre-K and Kindergarten students must be fully toilet-trained. No pull-ups or diapers will be allowed.

  • When all other enrollment criteria are equal, Catholic applicants and/or children of alumni will be accepted over non-Catholic applicants, and Christian applicants will be given priority over non-Christian applicants.

  • Passing grades of “C” (78%) or better in all subjects are required for the last 3 academic years.

  • Prior standardized test scores of 60th percentile or higher (1st - 7th Grade) are required for the last three academic years.

  • Pre-K and Kindergarten applicants must score 75% or higher on St. John Paul II Catholic School entrance screening. 1st - 7th Grade applicants must score 60% or higher on the entrance exam and demonstrate satisfactory writing skills through their responses to certain parts of the exam.

  • Behavior and conduct ratings of satisfactory or better on both report cards and teacher recommendations are required.

  • If the Admissions Committee is undecided, the applicant may be asked to meet with the administration or the teachers for an interview.

  • Upon acceptance to St. John Paul II, Pre-K and Kindergarten students MUST re-test annually and meet appropriate percentiles of 75% or above to advance to the next grade.

  • Students that receive a “Provisional Acceptance” letter will be required to attend StJPII’s Summer Enrichment Program June 6-24, 2022.

     

                                                      Applications for the 2022/2023 School year will be available on October 1, 2022