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Admissions Process

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Admissions

St. Theresa School does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, or national origin in the administration of admissions and educational policies, financial aid, or other school-related activities.

 

Tour Our Campus for the 2020-21 school year

In person tours are available by appointment during the summer months. Social distancing and masks are required in the building.  Once school is in session and students are back in the building, virtual tours will the only option.

 

Please email or call our Admission Director, Mrs. Terri Kolbus at tkolbus@sttheresaschool.com OR 224-587-8053 for questions or to schedule an in-person visit or teleconference as it relates to the 2020-21 school year. 

 

Request a Tour.

 

 

Apply for Admissions

An admissions application must be completed for ALL NEW students. NEW families are encouraged to apply early to ensure proper placement. A one time application fee of $30 applies. Priority enrollment for applicants who have siblings that are current students.

Admissions Application 

Application Fee $30 for New Families 

 

St. Theresa School uses a rolling admission process in which new applications are reviewed at regular intervals throughout the year. 

 

An online notification with next steps will be sent after the admission application is reviewed. 

 

Shadow Day (temporarily suspended)

Students who are entering 3rd - 8th grade are required to shadow for all or part of the day.  Students will shadow in the grade they are currently

enrolled. An admissions application must be completed, and the $30 application fee is applied.  

 

Request for Transfer of Records

A signed request form should be completed for ALL NEW students transferring from another school, entering grades 2 through 8 (most current report cards, standardized test scores, attendance records, etc.).

Request for Transfer of Records

 

Parent Consent for Enrollment 

Children of parents who are separated or divorced must have consent by both parents for enrollment. 

Enrollment Confirmation Form

 

Financial Assistance

 

STEP 1: Apply for the Tax Credit Scholarship
Tax Credit Scholarship (TCS) applications through Empower Illinois open on January 15, 2020 at 6:30 pm In order to apply for financial assistance from St. Theresa School, you must first complete a 2020 application through Empower Illinois for the TCS.   Click here for the Empower Illinois Application

 

STEP 2: Apply on our SmartAid
Once you have completed the TCS application, you can apply for financial assistance from St. Theresa School using SmartAid. Applications must be received by April 1 for first consideration.  SmartAid will open on January 15 along with the Empower Illinois application.    Click here for the SmartAid application.
 

Re-enrollment for the 2020-21 school year

 

STS students Entering 1st - 8th grade

All current students will be automatically re-enrolled for the 2020-21 school year.  A non-refundable Registration fee of $125 will be charged on February 15, 2020 via SMART tuition. The registration fee thereafter increases to $150 per student. 

 

Non-returning families please contact Mrs. Kolbus, tkolbus@sttheresaschool.com or before January 15, 2020.  

 

STS students entering Kindergarten

All students turning 5 on or before September 1 are now eligible for kindergarten - returning students will automatically be re-enrolled in the full-day kindergarten program.  Morning program (7:35 am - 12:00 pm) is available - Please complete the online selection form if you are requesting morning kindergarten:  Click here for the selection form

 

A non-refundable Registration fee of $125 will be charged on February 15, 2020 via SMART tuition. 

 

Non-returning families please contact Mrs. Kolbus, tkolbus@sttheresaschool.com or before January 15, 2020.

 

STS students turning 4 on or before September 1st and returning for their 2nd year of preschool

Students will be automatically re-enrolled into the same program option. If you choose to change your program option, Click here for the program selection form 

 

A non-refundable Registration fee of $125 will be charged on February 15, 2020 via SMART tuition. 

 

Non-returning families please contact Mrs. Kolbus, tkolbus@sttheresaschool.com on or before January 15, 2020.