Registration Information

Welcome

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 competed these steps, please visit our Admissions Page.

Required Forms

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:

 

Inquiry Form

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.

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.

 

 

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

 

Baptismal 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Copy of Parents’ State-Issued 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.

You can view a printable copy of the Registration Checklist here.

 

Conditional Forms (All Students 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.

 

Busing Form

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.

 

Bathroom Policies and Procedures (Pre-K)

Students entering Prekindergarten will need a toilet training form completed and turned in prior to beginning classes.

 

Parental Agreement for Admission NonCatholic Families

This in an understanding that children attending St. KatharineDrexel School will be taking courses in religion, Catholicism specifically.

 

Volunteer Clearances

Parents who plan on volunteering must turn in their PA Child Abuse Clearances, PA Criminal Background Check, and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Custody Agreement

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.

 

 

 Test Results

Students who have had psychological, physical, educational, disability, etc. testing must provide the school with a copy of the test results.

CARES Registration Packet 2017-2018

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.

Questions?

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.