Prospective Families

About Us

Admissions Process

St. Constance School is open to all students regardless of race, ethnic origin, or religious affiliation. We offer a rigorous learning program for students with average to above average abilities. Because the school does not receive federal or state funding to assist with special education expenses, we are able to provide only limited direct services for students with diagnosed disabilities.

Admissions are processed on a rolling basis; registration for the following school year is initiated during Catholic Schools Week, which takes place the last week of January. Families interested in information regarding St. Constance School are encouraged to contact the school at (773) 283-2311. You may also request an information packet by completing the inquiry form, available online, and forwarding it to the school.

Enrollment Requirements

The following records are required for a child to enter St. Constance School:
•Birth certificate
•Baptismal certificate for those who are Catholic
•Health records (Students must meet state requirements regarding immunization policies before and during their time of attendance at St. Constance School.)

Preschool and Pre-K students must be able to feed and dress themselves, be toilet-trained and able to follow simple directions.

Kindergarten students are required to have well defined fine and large motor skills, listening skills, social skills, and the ability to follow directions.

Students in grades 5-8 are usually interviewed by the principal prior to acceptance.

In accordance with Illinois State Board of Education requirements, students enrolling in Preschool, Prek-K, Kindergarten or First grade must be three, four, five or six-years-old by September 1 of the respective year for the class for which they are registering.

Registration

St. Constance School's registration process consists of three steps: Application, Acceptance and Admission.

To complete an application families must:
•Fill out both sides of the application form
•Provide an original or certified copy of the child’s birth certificate
•Provide a baptismal certificate if the child is Catholic
•Submit the student’s latest report card
•Submit the student’s latest standardized test scores e.g., ISAT or Terra Nova

To finalize registration families need to visit the office to:
•Pay the registration and materials fee
•Sign a Financial Agreement Form with the school finance officer
•Sign a Parent-School Contract
•Sign a Photographic Release Form
•Submit a Health Form, showing compliance with all requirements
•Submit a Dental Form, signed and dated by the Dentist
•Complete an Emergency Card for each student

Payment of fees, pertinent signatures and submission of all required forms guarantees the child’s place in the grade. Admission of all students is on a probationary basis for academics and behavior.

Detailed Application Procedures, Fee and Tuition Information for 2015-2016 can be found in our Parent-Student Handbook below.

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