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Our admission policy is as follows:

We accept all students regardless of race, religion or ethnic background in the following progression:

  1. Catholic parishioners
  2. Catholic out-of-the parish
  3. Non-Catholics

    The non-Catholic student is welcome at The Academy of St. Therese of Lisieux. The non-Catholic family must understand and agree that the school exists to educate in the framework of the Catholic religion and values. Non-Catholics must participate in all facets of religion classes, liturgical practices and prayer life of the school.

    If a non-Catholic student or parent knowingly refuses to participate in this important aspect of our school community we reserve the right to tell them to leave.

Technical Requirements:

Age:  A birth certificate must be submitted for proof of age.
  • Children entering the Pre-K 3 must be three years old on or before October 1 st of the
  •  c urrent year. The children must be toilet trained.
  • Children entering the Pre-K 4 must be four years old on or before October 1 st of the current year. The children must be toilet trained.
  • Children entering our Kindergarten must be five years of age on or before October 1 st of the given academic year.
  • Children entering the first grade must be six years old by October 1 st of the current year.
Health Requirements:  Students must have a complete physical before admission.
Catholic Applicants:   A Baptismal Certificate and verification of reception of any additional sacrament are required.
Transfer Students:  A complete copy of their scholastic record, standardized testing and health records are required.    
Depending on those records, the Admisitration will decide on what grade level the child will be place in.