1. Minimum Age
To be admitted into kindergarten a child must be five years old on or before
September 1st. To be admitted into the first grade a child must be six years old on or before October 1st of the current school year. Where a child has been legally enrolled in another school s/he may be admitted to the school and placed in a lower grade as age appropriate at the discretion of the admitting school.
2. Records at Entrance
Students entering school for the first time are required to show a birth certificate and
baptismal record (if applicable).
Health records must be completed before a child is admitted into St. Cornelius
School. These records must indicate proof of required immunizations (6533 DAH) ; and bear a doctor’s signature indicating a physical examination has been given within the previous six (6) months. Conditional Admission: A student who lacks the required immunizations has one (1) week to begin immunization.
3. Transfer Students - Process and Requirements
Students transferring from another school must submit a copy of their last report card and a completed recommendation form from the last school attended. An appointment for the entrance exam will be made after the school has received all necessary information. All financial obligations to the previous school must be current.
4. Special Needs
Admission of transfer students with special needs will be dependent upon the school program’s ability to meet these needs.