Pope John XXIII School – Admission Information
Pope John XXIII School admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students of the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, or athletic and other school-administered programs.
As openings become available, the following priorities will be used to accept students to Pope John XXIII School:
1. Members of St. Nicholas or St. Mary’s Parish
2. Members of other parishes
3. Non-Catholic students
Children entering Pre-K must be three (3) years of age by August 31st.
Children entering Kindergarten must be five (5) years of age by August 31st.
At the time of registration, all new students seeking admission to Pope John XXIII School are evaluated on the basis of current standardized test scores and report cards.
*Verification of active parish affiliation/stewardship
+Use of weekly envelopes or automatic deposit
*Health, Dental, and Vision Records
*Baptismal Certificate (Catholic applicants only)
*Standardized Test Results
*Record of IEP/504 plan or other psychological educational evaluations
Students applying for Admission in Grades 1-8 must present a copy of the current report card and standardized test results. These will be reviewed to determine whether the program at Pope John XXIII School will meet the educational needs of the students. An interview with the student is part of the admission process for students in 6th to 8th grade.
Testing in some academic areas may be held for new incoming students.
All new students will be given a month trial period in which to prove themselves both socially and academically. If during this trial period there are any problems, a student may be asked to withdraw from Pope John XXIII School.
Non-Catholic students whose parents accept the philosophy of Pope John XXIII School will be accepted on a space available basis.