Enrollment Period

New student enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year will begin on January 28, 2018 during our schools' open houses. Families interested in transferring students to Erie Catholic are welcome to initiate the enrollment process at any time.

 

Requirements

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

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

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  • $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:

 Immunization

 Doses

 Tetanus, diphtheria & acellular   pertussis

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

 Polio

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

 Measles Mumps Rubella

 2***

 Hepatitis B

 3

 Varicella (Chickenpox) or   evidence of immunity

 2

*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.

 

Admission/Placement

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.