Admissions Process

schoollow resHoly Name of Jesus Catholic School welcomes each family to a new school year filled with exciting learning experiences. The mission of Holy Name of Jesus School encourages a child-centered environment in which the needs of our students are met through a faith-based, excellent educational program.

The normal registration time for the next school year begins in February-March. Priority of acceptance into the school will be determined by the following criteria:

–Currently enrolled families who are registered, supporting parishioners.

–Currently enrolled non-parishioners.

–New families who are registered, supporting parishioners.

–New families who are non-parishioners.

If classroom space remains available after the initial in-house registration period, priority of acceptance will be determined on a first come, first served basis. If the maximum classroom or school enrollment is attained, a formal waiting list will be established at the school office, and classroom vacancies will be filled according to the above criteria.

For returning students, family accounts must be current, or the application will not be processed or accepted until such accounts are current.

New Students entering Kindergarten must be five (5) years old on or before September 1st of the new school year. This is the law in the State of Florida and must be followed by the school.  Children entering first grade must be six years old on or before September 1st and have successfully completed Kindergarten.

Prospective new students for grades 6-8 and their parents must be interviewed by the Principal or his/her representative. Placement testing may be required for any student.

New students, once accepted, are required to submit:

  1. Copy of latest interim or report card from the current school.
  2. HRS Form 680 Immunization Record.
  3. HRS Form 3040 Physical Examination.
  4. Certified copy of a birth certificate.
  5. All Registration forms and nonrefundable fee.

NOTE: Students coming from other Catholic or private schools must have cleared their accounts at the former school before beginning school at Holy Name of Jesus.