How to Apply
Students who will turn 4 years of age on or before August 15, 2018 will be eligible for pre-kindergarten for the 2018-19 academic year. Appications for children of faculty, siblings of currently enrolled Saint Matthew School students and St. Matthew Church parishioners will be given priority for acceptance. Applications for priority acceptance can be submitted anytime before Friday, December 15, 2017. All other students may apply after Monday, December 18, 2017.
Click here for a Pre-kindergarten application for enrollment form.
Kindergarten applications for the 2018-19 academic year are encouraged to be submitted before Friday, December 8, 2017. Once an application is submitted, students will be invited to attend a one hour screening that takes place in January. Acceptance decisions are made based on the results of the screening, information obtained by the prospective student’s preschool and priority established by the Pastor. Students must be five years of age by August 15, 2018.
Click here for a kindergarten application.
The application process for students in grades one through eight varies depending on the circumstances of entrance. Applications for current enrollment will be accepted at any time during the year if a spot is available. Applications for the fall semester will be accepted any time during the year, with acceptance and enrollment based upon availability. Those entering first grade must have attended kindergarten. Applications will include current and previous school records and results of any standardized tests taken. A language, math, and writing assessment, along with a personal interview, may be conducted. Past school records, standardized test scores, interview/assessment results and teacher recommendations are used to determine acceptance.