Enrollment Period

New student enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year continues throughout the summer. Families interested in transferring students to Erie Catholic are welcome to initiate the enrollment process at any time.



For 2*-, 3- and 4-year-old preschool and Pre-K, students must be the respective class age by September 1 of the enrollment year.

For admission to kindergarten, children must be five by September 1 of the enrollment year. Incoming first grade students must be six by September 1. 

* Available at Blessed Sacrament and St. George



Registration forms and documentation are turned in to the school your child will attend. The following must be submitted to complete your registration: 


  • $20 registration fee per child, checks payable to Erie Catholic School System

  • Tuition Commitment Contract

  • Immunization records – The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania mandates that all children entering Kindergarten or Grade 1, or transferring schools in any grade, present documented proof of the following immunizations or risk exclusion:



 Tetanus, diphtheria & acellular   pertussis

  4 (1 dose on or after the       4th birthday)*


 4 (4th dose on or after 4th birthday and at least 6 mos. after previous dose)**

 Measles Mumps Rubella


 Hepatitis B


 Varicella (Chickenpox) or   evidence of immunity


*Usually given as DPT or DTaP or if medically advisable, DT or Td
** A fourth dose is not necessary if the third dose was administered at age 4 years or older and at least 6 months after the previous dose
***Usually given as MMR


For Attendance in 7th Grade:

  • 1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) on the first day of 7th grade
  • 1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV) on the first day of 7th grade

These requirements allow for the following exemptions: medical reason, religious belief, or philosophical/strong moral or ethical conviction. Parent/guardian must provide a written letter explaining reason for exemption.



Students will be admitted to Erie Catholic schools on a first come, first-serve basis. In cases where space is limited in the class or school of your choice, applicants will be placed on a waiting list. Placement on a waiting list does not guarantee admission. Erie Catholic will not discriminate based on gender, race, religion, national origin, age, physical handicap or disability when considering admission.