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Applications for the 2024/2025 school year are closed

Scroll down to read about our admissions process, acceptance criteria, and access the waitlist form for the 2024/2025 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 PreK 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.

  • PreK 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, PreK 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 in June. Registration for the Summer Enrichment Program opens on our website in January.

To be added to the waitlist, click the link below to fill out the waitlist form

and submit the necessary documents (listed above).

 

2024/2025 waitlist form