Welcome to the PreKindergarten Admissions Process
Admission to Preschool at the Dougherty Center for Early Learning at Greenwich Catholic School requires a number of steps for completion.
We highly recommend applying in the early Fall of the year before your child’s desired enrollment date.
We will begin accepting applications for the 2018- 2019 school year on October 1st. If you would like to be notified when applications become available, please click here to contact the Admissions Department.
The priority application deadline is December 15th. Please click here for a list of important Admission dates and read below for a detailed overview of our Admissions process.
If you would like Admissions information for Kindergarten - Grade 8, please click here.
Tours & Open Houses
The best way to get to know our school is to tour our campus. Tours are given by appointment at 9 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Please schedule a tour with the Admissions Department by clicking here.
Our Fall Open Houses will be held on Sunday, October 15th at 12 PM and Tuesday, October 17th at 9 AM.
No application will be considered complete without the following:
- Birth certificate copy
- Baptismal certificate copy
- Family photo
- $100.00 application fee made payable to Greenwich Catholic School (nonrefundable and not applicable to tuition)
- Parental Early Childhood Assessment
Group Screening for PreK3 and Individual Screening for PreK4
Once the Admissions Office has received a student's completed Application, you will be notified of your child's assigned screening date and time. The priority group screening date is Saturday, January 6th (your child's application must be complete by December 15th to be included in this screening).
After your child's application is complete, you will be contacted by the Admissions Department to schedule your Parent Interview. These interviews will be held the week of January 8th and may be scheduled between 9 AM and 3 PM.
All new students are accepted on a provisional basis, contingent on the successful inclusion into our school. All students entering Preschool must be toilet trained by the time the new school year begins. Students will be evaluated quarterly until the end of their first year. Admissions decisions will be mailed out on February 1st with an Acceptance Response due date of February 20th.
The school day for students enrolled at The Dougherty Center for Early Learning begins at 8:30 AM and ends at 12:00 PM. There is an option to extend your child's day until 2:30 PM in our Extended Day Program. We also offer Early Arrival beginning at 7:15 AM and After School Child Care to all students until 6:00 PM.
We admit boys and girls of any race, color, religion, national, or ethnic origin.