Application Process -- PreK through Grade 8

  • Applications are accepted annually for all grades Pre-K to Grade 8.
  • Both applications for Nursery/Pre-K and Grades K-8 can be found online or are available at the school office.
  • Acceptances for Nursery and Pre-K are based on the completed information provided in the application packet.
  • Acceptances for Kindergarten are based on the completed information provided in the application packet as well as the benchmarks provided by the Brigance Kindergarten Readiness Screening that is administered to each applicant.
  • Acceptances for new/transfer students for Grades 1-8 are based on information provided in the application, copies of past report cards, progress reports, teacher recommendation and the benchmarks provided by the Entrance Exam that assesses grade level readiness in the areas of literacy and mathematics.
  • Completed applications will be reviewed on an ON-GOING basis.
  • Applications should be submitted in January.
  • Parents of incoming Nursery/Pre-K applicants are notified by February 1 regarding the status of their application.
  • Parents of incoming Kindergarteners are notified by February 1 regarding the status of their application.
  • Parents of Grades 1-8 applicants will be contacted within two weeks after the completed application and supporting documents have been received. The school will then set up a date/time for the applicant to take the Entrance Exam. Parents will be notified within a week with the results of the entrance exam and the status of the applicant's acceptance.

Forms to be completed and submitted with the application form include:
  • Birth Certificate
  • Baptismal Certificate
  • Health record/forms
  • Teacher Recommendation form (for Grades 1-8 applicants)
  • Non-refundable application fee: $75 annually for Nursery and Pre-K
  • Non-refundable application fee: $200 ONE TIME fee Grades K-8 (There is no re-registration fee in subsequent years.)

ACCEPTANCE POLICY
Sibling of Current Students
Current Students of the SH Early Childhood Center
Child of a Parishioner not currently enrolled
Child of Non-Parishioner
It is highly recommended that interested families come to one of our Open Houses or visit at an alternative time to tour the school and to meet the administration and faculty. Student applicants for Grades 2-8 are encouraged to "shadow" for a day. Date and time must be scheduled through the school office.

Here are some Quick Facts about us!

Standard School Day
Before School Care 7:00am - 7:45am
Begins at 8:00, with prayer at 8:15am
Closes at 2:20 with prayer
Extended Day Care 2:30 - 6:00

Extended Care programs
Information, rates, and the application for our Before/After Care Programs, including the Nursery/Pre-K Lunch Bunch program, can be found here. Please print and submit the application if you wish to take advantage of any of these programs. For more information, please contact Theresa Carrier.

ADMISSION FORMS
(PDF Format)

For your convenience, the following forms and information are posted to help you in completing your registration.

New Family Registration:
Application - Grades K-8
Application Process
Application - Nursery/Pre-K
Classroom Teacher Recommendation
Health Entrance Requirements
Immunization Requirements
New Student Check List
Sample Covenant of Support
Tuition Information (2017-2018)
Mandatory CORI Checks and CORI form
Any person who volunteers at SHS (on or off the premises) must have a criminal background check

Current/Accepted Students:
Re-registration Packet
Health Update Form
Mandatory CORI Checks and CORI form
Any person who volunteers at SHS (on or off the premises) must have a criminal background check

New/Accepted Students only:
Internet and AUP Contract
Photo Release Form This gives the school permission to publish your child's photo on the school website or in the newspaper

Sacred Hearts School          31 South Chestnut Street          Bradford, MA 01835          Tel: 978-372-5451