Admissions
St. Joseph Catholic School

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WHY PARENTS CHOOSE ST. JOSEPH FOR THEIR CHILDREN
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Admission applications accepted at all times
Contact Admissions at 650-967-1839 or
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Enrollment Policies

Organizations

Extended Care

Admission Form (pdf format)


Religious educaton for all children

Experienced administration

Credentialed teaching staff


EXCELLENT ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
Departmentalized Instruction for Grades 6-8
Closed-circuit educational television
Computer instruction
Art program
Music program with Practical Theory
Twice weekly P.E. instruction

Step Up to Writing
BullyProofing Your School K-8

Benziger Family Life 2003 Grades 3-8
Discovery Science 2003 Grades K-5
Prentice Hall Science 2002 Grades 6-8
Envision Math 2009, Grades K-5
McDougal Littel Math 2009 6-8
Scott Foresman Social Studies
Houghton Mifflin Reading 2002 Grade K
ZooPhonics Grade K
Macmillan McGraw Hill Language Arts, Grades K-5
Sitton Spelling

McDougal-Littel Language Arts, Grades 6-8

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STUDENT ACTIVITY PROGRAM
The Association of Catholic Student Councils
California Junior Scholarship Federation for grades 7 and 8
Optional Band program for grades 4 - 8
After School Sports program for grades 4 - 8
Choir for grades 4 - 8
Altar servers for grades 5 - 8
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PARENT INVOLVEMENT
Active Parent Club
Family-oriented activities
Fundraising for student/teacher materials
Volunteer school services
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ENROLLMENT POLICIES
Admission
Admission to St. Joseph Catholic School shall be determined by the pastor and the principal in accordance with Diocesan policies.

Nondiscriminatory Policy
St. Joseph Catholic School admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational, admission , or scholarship policies, nor any other school administered programs.

Age of Admission
Kindergarten: A pupil entering Kindergarten must be five years old on or before December 1 of that year.

Testing
All incoming students are tested in order to verify basic skills and to determine placement. Testing is held at the school at scheduled times. In addition, students entering school during the school year are expected to spend at least one day in school after which placement is determined.

Conditions of Admission
No student shall be admitted to St. Joseph Catholic School unless there is clear indication of the ability to function successfully. In doubtful cases, students may be admitted on a probationary basis with dates and criteria of evaluation clearly established in writing.

Required Records
It is the responsibility of parents applying for the admission of their child to St. Joseph Catholic School to supply the following verification of records. No student will be admitted unless verification is complete.

1.

Birth Certificate (must be submitted with application)

2.

Sacramental Records: (must be submitted with application when applicable)
....Baptismal
....First Eucharist
....Confirmation

3.

Academic History (must be submitted with application)
....Copy of current report card, transcript, progress report of preschool recommendation

4.

Health Records: (must be turned in by August 15)
....Evidence of compliance with immunization requirements and/or Immunization Form,all grades.
....Mandatory Health Assessment Form, grades K and 1


Other Requirements
1. Registration Fee of $50.00 per student
2. Interview with Principal
3. After Acceptance: Payment of required fees

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