Admissions Process

Thank you for your interest in Saint Thomas!  We hope our admissions material, events and process will give you a sense of what Saint Thomas offers its students and their families.  We know applications can be stressful but we are here to help and are excited to come to know your family through our admissions process.  We look forward to welcoming you to our campus soon!

Admissions Forms

October

Applications Available

October 1

Priority Application Period Begins:
Completed applications accepted from 9:30am until 10:30 am in PARISH HALL. Priority applications will continue to be accepted during school hours through the PRIORITY APPLICATION PERIOD ending on January 13th. Applications will be time and date stamped as they are turned in.

October 3


November

STA Carnival Old Fashioned Family Fun!:
Although it is not an official admissions event, it is a great chance to see the STA community in action! The event runs from 10am – 3 pm. It is open to the public. Admission is FREE!

November 12


December

Gingerbread Open House for Preschool - 2nd Grade Programs:
Parents will be treated to a campus tour, a special presentation and, a Q & A session with key staff and teachers. Attending children will enjoy entertainment, snack and craft time in one of the renovated classrooms. (Tours for 3rd – 8th Grade – SEE Tour Opportunities listed on the right.) Register Space is LIMITED

December 6


January

Official Tuition Rates for 2017/ 2018 Posted Online:

January 27

Hot Cocoa Open House for Preschool through 2nd Grade Programs:
Parents will be treated to a campus tour, a special presentation, and a Q & A session with key staff and teachers. Attending children will enjoy entertainment, snack and craft time in one of the renovated classrooms. (Tours for 3rd – 8th Grade – SEE Tour Opportunities listed to the right.) Register Space is LIMITED

January 12

Priority Application Period Closes: Deadline is 4:00 pm in the School Office.

January 12

Priority Assessments for Kindergarten -2nd Graders:
Completed applications MUST have been received by the January 13th priority deadline. By appointment only.

January 13 & 17

Priority Playdate Observations for Pre-Kindergarteners:
Completed applications must have been received by the January 13th priority deadline. By appointment only.

January 19 & 24

Priority Decisions Notifications Sent via U.S. Mail

January 27


February

Priority Admissions Contacts & Deposits Due:
Signed contracts and required fees must be received to secure your student’s spot for the 2017/18 school year.

February 10

Rolling Admissions Begins:
Applications received AFTER the January 13th priority deadline will be held for processing until the rolling admissions period. Qualifying applicants for grades with NO CURRENT OPENINGS will automatically be placed on a wait-list and notified regarding their application status.

February 13

Rolling Admissions Begins:
Applications received AFTER the January 13th priority deadline will be held for processing until the rolling admissions period. Qualifying applicants for grades with NO CURRENT OPENINGS will automatically be placed on a wait-list and notified regarding their application status.

February 13


Note on Admissions Processing Priorities:

Although STA welcomes those of all faiths, we are committed to first making Catholic education available to every Catholic family who desires it. This goal is reflected in our admission priority policy as follows:

  • 1st Priority: Siblings of Current Students
  • 2nd Priority: Saint Thomas the Apostle Parishioners
  • 3rd Priority: Out of Parish Practicing Catholics
  • 4th Priority: Non-Catholics
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