St. Cecilia Catholic School

ADMISSION PROCESS

St. Cecilia has been serving the community for over 80 years!  At its heart Saint Cecilia Catholic School is a community in pursuit of Academic Excellence, Spiritual Growth, Artistic & Physical Development, and Emotional Support.  Students are reminded every day To Serve as Jesus did!  With Jesus as our role model and guide, children are encouraged to live and follow Christ's example of service.  We offer classes from Pre-Kindergarten through Middle School and are currently accepting applications for the upcoming school year.  We invite you to come visit our school and discover everything St. Cecilia has to offer.

St. Cecilia Catholic School admits first the children of families who currently have students enrolled in the school. If spaces are available after these students are admitted, then the school accepts other children who meet the admission requirements.

Families new to St. Cecilia Catholic School must first submit an application for admission. At the time of registration, all new students seeking admission to St. Cecilia Catholic School are evaluated on the basis of current standardized tests scores and report cards.

Requirements include:
  • Immunization records
  • Health records including health history and physical examination form
  • Birth certificate
  • Baptismal certificate (Catholic applicants only)
  • Legal name of student
  • Copy of student Social Security card
  • Transcript from previous school including standardized test results (if applicable)
  • Parent (Guardian) name, address and phone number
  • Names of persons authorized to pick up children from school
  • Any court order or agreement for custody (if applicable)
  • Other important items requiring discussion and documentation, record of IEP, etc.
  • Testing for placement
  • Agreement with parents to have a student repeat a grade or enter a grade on probation (if
  • applicable)

A final decision on admission and placement is made by the Principal based upon the parent/student interview, receipt of records, space limitations, and the availability of an appropriate educational program.

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New students to St. Cecilia Catholic School will be accepted on a trial period in which to prove himself/herself both socially and academically. If during this trial period there are any problems the School reserves the right to take one of the following actions:
  • Place the student in a grade level where he/she can progress successfully.
  • Require any tutoring necessary to aid the student in order to meet the grade level
  • requirements.
  • Recommend placement in another school. 
     
St. Cecilia Catholic School follows the diocesan recommendations regarding the minimum age
of admission of children. The child’s birth certificate, Baptismal certificate or a notarized
affidavit is required for verification of age.
  • A child entering PK3 will be three years of age and toilet trained on or before September 1 of the current school year.
  • A child entering PK4 will be four years of age on or before September 1 of the current school year.
  • A child entering Kindergarten will be five years of age on or before September 1 of the current school year.
  • A child entering first grade will be six years of age on or before September 1 of the current school year. If a child has completed Kindergarten in an accredited school or is repeating first grade, they will be considered eligible to enroll in first grade.
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Parents of children who have been home-schooled and are seeking admission into St. Cecilia Catholic School are to provide proper documentation to support evaluation and placement. That information will include, but not be limited to:
  • Immunization records,
  • Portfolio of student’s work,
  • Report cards (if applicable),
  • Recommendation from the leadership of the home school,
  • Copy of curriculum used by the home school with the student,
  • Grade level/subject testing results.
In addition, standardized testing or admission testing may be required. Parents may be asked to pay for testing that is administered by another agency. St. Cecilia Catholic School reserves the right to place the student in the grade or course that is deemed appropriate.
St. Cecilia Catholic School honors credits and records from all officially accredited elementary We invite you to come visit our school and discover everything that St. Cecilia has to offer! We are here to answer your questions and can be reached at 214-948-8628.


We offer classes from Pre-K through 8th grade. We are currenty accepting applications for the upcoming school year, apply today! schools.
  • The principal makes the appropriate grade placement based on relevant information including the recommendation of the previous school.
  • The transfer from another Catholic School is contingent on meeting all withdrawal requirements at the previous school and completing the entrance requirements of St. Cecilia Catholic School.


We invite you to come visit our school and discover everything that St. Cecilia has to offer! We are here to answer your questions and can be reached at 214-948-8628.  We offer classes from Pre-K through 8th grade.

We are currenty accepting applications for the upcoming school year, apply today!
Request more information today!

St. Cecilia Catholic School
Phone: 214-948-8628