Thank you for your interest in registering your child(ren) at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic School. We couldn’t be happier that you are considering a Catholic Education for your child(ren). At St. Katharine Drexel, each child receives the best education while living the Gospel values each day – as you’ve probably seen from your tour of our school. At this stage, you should have already turned in your Application for Admission and Registration Fee and received a decision regarding your child’s enrollment. If you haven’t completed these steps, please visit our Admissions Page.
Now that we can officially welcome your child into the SKD school community, it is very important that we receive the following documentation prior to May 1:
If you haven’t already done so, please complete our online inquiry form. While it is used primarily to provide you with more info, it also enters your child into our database where we will post grades, attendance, and other important announcements. Go to Form.
Completed Application for Admission
Secure your child’s seat at St.Katharine Drexel Catholic School by submitting your Application for Admission and non-refundable registration fee. To assure we have enough spaces for eager students, all required paperwork must be turned in within two weeks. The fee is paid per family. Download Application.
Birth Certificate (Copy)
First Grade: Child must be 6 years old on or before August 31
Kindergarten: Child must be 5 years old on or before August 31
Pre-K (4): Child must be 4 years old on or before August 31
Pre-K (3): Child must be 3 years old on or before August 31
Baptism Certificate (Copy)
We will need a copy of your child(ren)’s Baptism Certificate as well as information on any other sacraments he/she has received.
Physical Examination Form and Immunization Records
Before a child can begin classes, all medical paperwork must be turned into our Nurse’s Office. We’ll need the physical form, dental form, and immunization records confirming immunizations are up to date. Students who do not have the required paperwork must be excluded from school per state law. Download Form Here
Dental Health Form
Before a child can begin classes, all medical paperwork must be turned into our Nurse’s Office. We’ll need the physical form, dental form, and immunization records confirming immunizations are up to date. Students who do not have the required paperwork must be excluded from school per state law. (Not required for students entering Pre-Kindergarten.) Download Form Here.
Parish Verification Letter
All applicants must provide a letter of verification from their parish stating that they are active, participating members of their parish community. Not required for Parishioners of St. Bede the Venerable or Assumption BVM.
Copy of Parents’ State-Issued Photo Identification (Driver’s License, State ID)
A copy of a parent’s government issued photo ID is requiredat the time of registration. If applicable, we will also require copies of any custody agreements that are in place.
Loan of Instructional Materials Agreement
We loan materials like textbooks to our students to alleviate some of the financial burden on our families. We’re asking you to sign an agreement to care for the instructional materials and ensure they are returned to us at the end of the school year. Download Form Here.
You can view a printable copy of the Registration Checklist here.
Conditional Forms (All Parents Should Review)
At St. Katharine Drexel, we recognize that each child is unique. Children explore at a different pace according to their individual development, experiences, and needs. For this reason, the registration process is, in a way, unique to each child. Please review the forms below. If any of them apply to you, we’ll need them returned. If you have questions about any of the documentation below, please don’t hesitate to contact our Institutional Advancement Office.
Smart Tuition Enrollment Form
Easily manage tuition, fees, and payments with Smart Tuition. Parents have online account access to view and pay balances. Monthly payment plans allow for electronic or paper invoicing. Payments are processed and recorded without scanning, posting, or trips to the bank. Download Form Here.
If you will require bus transportation, please complete the busing request form soon as possible. This documentation is needed as soon as possible so it can be turned in to the appropriate school district. Download Form Here.
Bathroom Policies and Procedures (Required for Pre-K)
Students entering Prekindergarten will need a toilet training form completed and turned in prior to beginning classes
Parental Agreement for Admission Non-Catholic Families
This in an understanding that children attending St. Katharine Drexel School will be taking courses in religion, Catholicism specifically. Download Form Here.
If parents are divorced or separated, a copy of the court order pertaining to custody (if applicable) or a note from a parent explaining custody arrangements must be provided.
Students who have had psychological, physical, educational, disability, etc. testing must provide the school with a copy of the test results.
CARES Registration Packet
CARES before and after school care is available to students throughout the academic year. If you will need this service, please complete the registration packet and return it to the school office. More Info.
At St. Katharine Drexel, a majority of our educators, administrators, faculty, and staff are also parents. We understand that starting a new school can be an exciting but challenging time. We want to make your transition as smooth and simple as possible. If we can assist you in any way or answer questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out.