Admissions Information

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   Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic School

***Open Enrollment for 2019-2020 begins March 1st***

Click here for the 2019-2020 school year application.

 

Please read below for requirements.

 

Minimum Age Requirements

Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic School complies with the minimum age requirements set by the Texas Catholic Conference Education Department. These minimum requirements are as follows:
 

  1. For admission to Pre-Kindergarten 3, the student must be three (3) years of age on or before September 1st of the year they are enrolling. Students must be toilet trained prior to the beginning of classes.

  2. For admission to Pre-Kindergarten, the student must be four (4) years of age on or before September 1st of the year they are enrolling. Students must be toilet trained prior to the beginning of classes.

  3. For admission to Kindergarten, the student must be five (5) years of age on or before September 1st of the year they are enrolling.

  4. For admission to First (1st) grade, the student must be six (6) years of age on or before September 1st of the year they are enrolling.


An exception may be made by the principal if the child has been enrolled in an accredited school in another state prior to transferring to a school in Texas or has attended a full term in a kindergarten program in another state that admits children who are under five years of age into the kindergarten program.
  

Records Required

For a child to be considered for acceptance into Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic School, the following records must be submitted:

  • Official Birth Certificate.

  • Health  Record:  Immunization  Record,  Illness  Record,  and  Acknowledgement  of participation in the school health program.

  • The student’s official cumulative academic record from his or her previous school.

  • Standardized test scores (grades 1-8.)

  • Student's Social Security Card.

  • All documentation requested on the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School Application for Admission.

 
Enrollment is NOT complete until all required documents are received, reviewed, and found in order by the school.


 

Admission of Students from Schools within the Archdiocese

 
The transfer of a student from one Catholic school to another withi
n the Archdiocese can occur only after consultation between the principals of the two schools involved.

 

Admission of Students from Public and Other Non-Public State Approved Schools
 

The determination whether or not to admit a student transferring to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School from public and other state approved non-public schools is made by the principal and based on testing, observation, records from the previous school, and other assessments. The decision to admit a student is made if it is deemed in the best interest of both Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School and the student. Once a student is admitted, the placement of that student is determined by the principal, in consultation with the student's parents.
 

Admission of Students from Home Schooling and Non-Accredited Schools

 

The determination whether or not to admit a student to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School from a home school or non-accredited school is made by the Principal. The Principal shall consider any academic records that can be presented by the parent or the previous school to assist in determining the student’s mastery of the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School curriculum. The decision to admit a student is made if it is deemed in the best interest of both Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School and the student. Once a student is admitted, the placement of that student is determined by the Principal, in consultation with the student’s parents.

 

Admission of Students from Foreign Schools

 

Admission of students transferring from foreign schools to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School must be determined by the principal. The principal shall make the determination whether or not to admit a student from a foreign school based on testing, observation, assessments, and records from the student’s previous school. The decision to admit a student from a foreign school is made if it is deemed to be in the best interest of both Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School and the student. Once a student is admitted, the placement of that student is determined by the principal, in consultation with the student’s parents.

All government required documents must be completed by the school and parent/guardian;  copies must be kept on file at the school and Department of Catholic Schools.

 

Admission of Students with Special Needs
 

Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School affirms the dignity of all persons and recognizes the diversity of talents that exist in our world. Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School seeks to make Catholic education available to as many students as it can, including those with learning differences or special needs. The determination whether or not to admit a student with learning differences or special needs to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School is made by the principal. The principal shall consider the academic records from the student’s previous schools, medical records, observation, and other assessments when reaching a decision regarding admission.
In the case of a student with special needs, the primary consideration will be whether or not Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School is capable of meeting  the student’s needs within its current configuration and constraints of its educational program. The decision to admit a student with special needs is made if it is deemed in the best interest of both Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School and the student.
Once a student is admitted the placement of that student is determined by the principal, in consultation with the student's parents.

 

Dual Enrollment
 

Sts. Peter and Paul School will not enter into a dual enrollment arrangement with non-accredited schools for any portion of the day. 

 

Placement Tests
 

Any student applying for acceptance in grades K-8 may be required to take a placement test prior to acceptance at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic School.
 

Registration
 

Registration for the upcoming school year begins in March. Registration information will be emailed or packets are sent home with current students. Registration is based on a first come, first served basis with priority being given in the order of: current students, siblings of current students, parishioners and new families. The application fee and registration fees are non-refundable. The failure of a parent or guardian to submit the required forms or fees by the deadline established by the school’s administration could result in a student’s place being forfeited for the coming school year.

 

***Please note***: 

Your registration is not completed or accepted until all of the steps above have been completed and reviewed by the Sts. Peter and Paul administration.  You will then be contacted by the principal once your child's application review process is completed. Once accepted, you will need to register on FACTS to become fully registered.  We look forward to the opportunity to work with you and your family.