Admission Process

The admission process can sometimes seem overwhelming, particularly if you are experiencing it for the first time. St. Paul’s attempts to make the admission process as simple as possible for parents and for children. We will be glad to answer your questions and address your concerns. Our school hosts several open house events during the year, and the dates will be posted to our website. We also offer private school tours scheduled at the family’s convenience.

OPEN HOUSE DATES:

Thursday, January 26th: 10:30AM

Thursday, April 6th: 9:00AM – 11:30AM – Open Tour Day

NOTIFICATION DATES

1st – 8th Grade:
Notified By: Thursday, February 16, 2017
Reply Due: Thursday, February 23, 2017


Pre-K & Kindergarten:

Notified By: Thursday, March 16, 2017

Reply Due: Thursday, March 23, 2017

PRE-K

Although applications are accepted throughout the year, it is advisable to submit the application in the fall prior to the desired school year.

Applicants should be 4 years old by August 31 for Pre-K admission.

  • A $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Teacher recommendation from current school (Teacher Recommendation Form will be sent to the school by St. Paul’s)
  • Observation at current school
  • Developmental screening to be done during play day at St. Paul’s
  • If application is made to other ISAS-NO schools and an intellectual assessment is required, a copy of this evaluation should be sent to St. Paul’s

KINDERGARTEN

Although applications are accepted throughout the year, it is advisable to submit the application in the fall prior to the desired school year.

Applicants should be 5 years old by August 31 for Kindergarten admission.

  • A $50 non-refundable application fee
  • School records and teacher recommendation from current school (Teacher Recommendation Form will be sent to the school by St. Paul’s)
  • Observation at current school
  • Visit with St. Paul’s Pre-K class
  • Developmental screening to be conducted during classroom visit
  • If application is made to other ISAS-NO schools and an intellectual assessment is required, a copy of this evaluation should be sent to St. Paul’s

FIRST – FOURTH GRADES

  • A $50 non-refundable application fee
  • School records and teacher recommendation from current school (Teacher Recommendation Form will be sent. to the school by St. Paul’s)
  • Classroom visit
  • Current standardized test scores or  testing to be done at St. Paul’s
  • Intellectual evaluation to be administered by a child psychologist – A list of psychologists who routinely administer this instrument will be provided upon request. Please be advised this list does not include all evaluators, and you may use a reputable evaluator of your choice. Fees for this testing vary.

FIFTH – EIGHTH GRADES

  • A $50 non-refundable application fee
  • School records and teacher recommendation from current school (Teacher Recommendation Form will be sent to the school by St. Paul’s)
  • Classroom visit
  • Current standardized test scores or testing to be done at  St. Paul’s
  • Applicant interview, writing sample and classroom samples from other subjects

 

Click here for a list of Psychologists

All ISAS-NO schools mail admission decision letters on the same day. No acceptance will be made verbally or in writing before the agreed upon dates. Parents usually have one week to reply. Admission to St. Paul’s is based on the applicant’s intellectual and personal qualifications and the likelihood of a harmonious relationship for all parties in order that the best interest of all is served.