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Saint Ignatius Loyola School » Admissions » Admission FAQs

Admission FAQs

1) Do I need to provide the original baptismal certificate?
No. Please submit a copy of your child’s baptismal certificate.
 
2) Does my child need to be baptized Roman Catholic to apply?
No. Saint Ignatius Loyola School accepts applications from families of all faiths.
 
3) What is your birthday cutoff date for application to Kindergarten?
Your child must turn five by December 31st of his or her Kindergarten year to apply.
 
4) What can we expect at our assessment appointment?
 
PreK-3 through Kindergarten: The Admissions Office will call each family in December to make the appointment. The assessment period is in January. The assessment will be in person at the Lower Campus.  We ask that parents attend a meet and greet with administration.
 
Grades 1-7: The assessment date for all children applying to grades 1 through 7 is Friday, January 28, 2022, beginning at 8:45 a.m.  The assessments are based on the Common Core Curriculum of your child’s current grade level in reading, writing and math.  The assessment will be in person at the Upper Campus.
 
5) What is the application deadline?
 
PreK-3 through Kindergarten: Thursday, December 16, 2021
 
Grades 1-7: Friday, January 21, 2022
 
6) May I submit more than one teacher recommendation?
 
Kindergarten: Yes, only as a supplement to the recommendation written by your child’s current teacher.
 
Grades 1-7: Yes, only as a supplement to the recommendation written by your child’s current Math or English teacher.
 
7) How and when do you notify applicants?
 
PreK-3 through Kindergarten: Parents are notified via email the week of January 24, 2022.
 
Grades 1-7: Parents are notified via email the week of February 7, 2022.
 
8) Are personal recommendations required?
No, personal recommendations are not required.
 
9) May we defer an acceptance to the wait list?
No, you may not defer your acceptance to the wait list.
 
10) What are the requirements for application?
 
PreK-3 and PreK-4:
• Nonrefundable $235 application fee or $335 application fee if applying from abroad
• Baptismal certificate, if your child is baptized
  • Immunization Record
  • One family photo
 
Kindergarten:
• Nonrefundable $235 application fee or $335 application fee if applying from abroad
• Baptismal certificate, if your child is baptized
• One current teacher recommendation
  • Immunization Record
  • One family photo
 
Grades 1-7:
• Nonrefundable $235 application fee or $335 application fee if applying from abroad
• Baptismal certificate, if your child is baptized
• One current Math or English teacher recommendation
• Most current and past two years reports cards and any standardized testing results
  • One family photo
  • Immunization record
 
11) Is there an after school program?
Yes, we offer after school care for working parents.  Children will remain at school after dismissal.  They must be picked up by 5:50 p.m.  We also offer after school clubs three times a year.  Club listings are posted in the Weekly newsletter.  Clubs are dismissed at 4:30 p.m.
 
12) What language is taught?
Latin is taught in grades 4 through 8.
 
(rev. 6/22/21)