Apply to SJA

Overview

Thank you for your interest in St. John the Apostle Catholic School. To help streamline the application process, review and complete the following steps below. Please contact the school with any questions during the admissions process.


New Student Admission Process

 

STEP ONE: Pre-Admission

 School Tour – Schedule with office

 Complete New Student Application – Include $25 application fee.

Current Report Card – Bring a copy of student’s most recent report card and/or contact information for current teacher or principal.

 PreK-1st Grade – Visit with principal. Principal will contact current school if applicable.

 2nd – 8th Grade – Shadow Visits
      – Attend two days of class at SJA
      – Bring Shadow Emergency Contact Form
      – $25 Shadow Fee, includes lunch at SJA

 Evaluation and Admission Approval – Parents will be notified by phone, letter or email.

STEP TWO: After Admission Approval

When approved to attend SJA, proceed with Registration process and submit required forms. Forms are available to print (see sidebar on right) or they can be requested from the school office.

If there is not an opening in the class, then you will be put on the waiting list following the Admission Policy.


Admission Policy

New Student Applications are accepted throughout the year, and an initial pool of applicants will be created. Depending on enrollment, there may be a wait list. Application forms need to be completed and turned in at the open house or to the school office. Using the results of the teacher assessment, past standardized test scores, report cards and any other pertinent information, the Principal will determine if the school is a good match for the child/ren, particularly in the school’s ability to serve the needs of the child.

Admissions for the following school year usually takes place in early May.

Returning SJA students will begin registration for the school year in March . Once they have registered, other students will be offered enrollment using the following priority –

1. Families with children already enrolled
2. Active members of SJA Catholic Community
3. Active members of other Catholic parishes
4. Open to the public

Non-Discrimination Policy

St. John the Apostle school admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of their educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.


Returning SJA Students

Complete Intent to Enroll Form and return in January. Registration for returning SJA families is in March. Please watch the white envelope and calendar for registration dates.


Immunization Rates

In accordance with state law SB895, below is the immunization data for SJA & Clackamas County for the 2016-17 school year.

SJA School Immuization Data Rates

ADMISSIONS

CALENDAR

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Admission Checklist

Forms – Pre-Admission
New Student Application
Shadow Emergency Form

New Student Registration Forms
(Fill out below forms after Admission Acceptance)

New Student Registration Form
Emergency & Extended Care
Archdiocese Student Emergency Information Form
School Record Request
Photo/Video Release
Movie Viewing Permission

Returning SJA Students
Intent to Enroll Form

Tuition & Financial Aid
FACTS Online Enrollment