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Kindergarten - Grade 8

Welcome to the Kindergarten through Grade 8 Admissions Process
 
Admission to 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 February 1st.
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 PreKindergarten, starting at age 3, 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 and 1 PM 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.
To RSVP for our Fall Open House click here.
 
Application
No application will be considered complete without the following:
  • Application form
  • Birth certificate copy
  • Baptismal certificate copy
  • Family photo
  • $100.00 application fee made payable to Greenwich Catholic School (nonrefundable and not applicable to tuition)
  • Transcripts from your child's current school
  • A teacher recommendation from your child's current school
 
Entrance Exams & Screenings
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 screening date is Saturday, February 3rd (your child's application must be complete by February 1st to be included in this screening). Students are screened to determine their aptitude in language arts, math, and in writing skills.
 
Classroom Visits
All students in grades 2-8 are required to have a classroom visit as part of their Admissions Process. After successful completion of their screening, students will be notified of their classroom visit date. The student will spend an entire school day at Greenwich Catholic where they will meet teachers and peers. Students screened on February 3rd will have a classroom visit on one of the following days: February 5, 6, 7, 8, 21, 22 or 23.
 
Acceptance Letters
All new students are accepted on a provisional basis, contingent on the successful inclusion into our school. Students will be evaluated quarterly until the end of their first year. Admissions decisions will be mailed out on March 1st with an Acceptance Response due date of March 15th.
 
Program Hours
The school day for students in grades K- 8th grade begins at 8:30 AM and ends at 2:45 PM. 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.