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ST. Theresa SchoolPreschool - 8th Grade

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Admissions Process

2nd Grade Hands Up

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.

 

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

 

Applications are now being accepted for the 2022-23 academic year.  [email protected]theresaschool.com  OR 224-587-8053 for questions as it relates to the upcoming school year.

 

Enrollment 

An admissions application must be completed for ALL NEW students. NEW families are encouraged to enroll early to ensure proper placement. A one time application fee of $32 applies. 

 

NEW FAMILIES -  Once your admission application is submitted, it is time to set up your online family SMART tuition account, choose your payment option, and secure your registration fee ($150).  Set up your 2022-23 SMART Account HERE.

 

Shadow Day 

Students who are entering 3rd - 8th grade are required to shadow for all or part of the school day.  Students will shadow in the grade they are currently enrolled. An admissions application must be completed including a copy of your child's birth certificate.

 

Request for Transfer of Records for students entering grades 2 through 8

 

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, medical/vaccination 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 available for students entering K thru grade eight

 

STEP 1: Apply for the Tax Credit Scholarship 
Tax Credit
In order to apply for financial assistance from St. Theresa School, you must first complete a 2022 application through Empower Illinois for the TCS.   Click here for the Empower Illinois Application

Tax Credit Scholarship (TCS) applications through Empower Illinois opens on January 12, 2022 at 6:30 PM. Click HERE for Frequently Asked Questions 

 

STEP 2: Apply on our SmartAid
Once you have completed the TCS application, you must apply for financial assistance from St. Theresa School using SmartAid. Applications must be received by April 1 for first consideration.  SmartAid will open in January, 2022 along with the Empower Illinois application.    Click here for the SmartAid application.
 
Re-enrollment for the 2022-23 school year  
 

STS students Entering 1st - 8th grade

All current students will be automatically re-enrolled for the 2022-23 school year.  A non-refundable Registration fee of $125 will be charged in February via SMART tuition. The registration fee thereafter increases to $150 per student. 

 

To avoid the re-registration fee, non-returning families should notify the Admissions Office.

 

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: 

 

A non-refundable Registration fee of $125 will be charged in February via SMART tuition. 

 

To avoid the re-registration fee, non-returning families, should notify the Admissions Office.

 

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 please complete the preschool online selection form.

 

 

A non-refundable Registration fee of $125 will be charged in February to all returning families via SMART tuition. 

 

To avoid the re-registration fee, non-returning families should notify the Admissions Office on or before February 4, 2022.