Admissions Process



 Kindergarten applicants must be five years of age by September 1 of the academic year.

  First graders must be six years of age by September 1

    • Application for Admission
    • Birth Certificate
    • Baptismal Certificate (if Catholic)
    • Immunization Record
    • Copy of Most Recent Report Card
    • Copy of 2020-2021 Standardized Test Scores (Grades 2-8)
    • $50 Non-refundable Registration Fee


Thank you for your patience during the Covid-19 Pandemic. We have prepared our school for returning students and are now able to admit potential new students on campus.

  • Everyone must where a mask.
  • Check -in on our Dr. Owl app  for symptom and temperature checks before entering the building.
  • Maintain social distancing protocols.

Parking is available on our school yard off 8th Street.

Please enter at the door marked "Entrance only".

Testing for Kindergarten and Grade 1- Saturday, March 12, 2022

  •  Kindergarten by appointment only from 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM (assessment for each student is 20 minutes)
  • Grade 1 - Group testing from 9:00 - 12 NOON


New Student Testing (Grades 2-8) - Wednesday, March 16, 2022

  • Grades 2 - 8 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Students must arrive at school NO LATER than 1:15 AM


 NOTE: If your child missed the testing date, please contact the main office to set-up an appointment for testing. 

Acceptance Policy: Students are accepted on the basis of test results, report cards, test scores, and recommendations in the following order:

  • First: Catholics in Cathedral Chapel Parish
  • Second: Catholics from other parishes
  • Third: Non-Catholic


Letters of acceptance will be mailed within two weeks of testing.  The Annual Fee of $375.00 and the FACTS Automatic Tuition Payment Agreement will be required to hold your child's place.

(Fees are non-refundable.)

Principal:  Tina Katherine Kipp               

Office Manager:  Ms. Lupe Bravo

Admission Guidelines:

  • Preferences shall be given to active members of the parish.
  • Under Archdiocesan guidelines for financial considerations, the optimum number of students per classroom is thirty-five (35).
  • The recommended age for kindergarten students is five (5) years of age on or before September 1st of the academic year.
  • The recommended age for first grade students is six (6) years of age on or before September 1st of the academic year. 
  • All students must comply with current California immunization and health requirements prior to enrollment.
  • The parish school will strive to have Catholic education accessible to as many students as possible, both with its educational programs and financial considerations; however, it may have insufficient resources to serve the educational needs of all students.
  • The pastor and principal will review a students continued eligibility for enrollment in the parish school.
Admission to Kindergarten will be determined by the following factors:
  • The applicant must be five (5) years of age by September 1st of the academic year.
  • The applicant must demonstrate that he/she is academically, emotionally and socially ready through data compiled as a result of recommendations and readiness screening.
Admission to Grades K-8 will be determined by the following factors:
  • Completed application accompanied by fee.
  • Entrance test.
  • Verification of all required Archdiocesan and State of California documents; e.g., baptismal certificate and immunization record.
  • Current report card and standardized test scores of present school.
  • Completed recommendation form.
  • Some students and their parents may be required to meet with the Principal.
  • Students in Grade 1 must be six (6) years of age by September 1st of the academic year.
Recommendation Form