A.A child who will be four years of age by September 30 of the current school year may enter Pre-
Kindergarten. A child who will be five years of age by September 30 of the current school year may enter
Kindergarten. The following data is obligatory before registration will be accepted.
1.Certificate of Baptism
2.Official State Birth Certificate (not hospital record of birth)
3.Social Security Card
4.Student health form verified by the doctor or the Health Unit that all immunizations are complete.
B. New students requesting admittance for grades PreK-8 must present all of the above. Prior to
admittance, however, students in grades 1-8 will be asked to submit report cards and standardized test
scores from previous school. They may also be tested to determine their strengths and weaknesses in
the academics. Students will then be placed at their appropriate grade level.
A.Students who fail to adhere to the policies in this handbook are subject to dismissal.
B.There may be times when Sacred Heart School is not able to meet certain special needs of a particular
student. After consultation with the parents and careful, deliberate consideration, administrative
personnel may deem dismissal necessary for the welfare and best interest of the child.
A registration fee is payable at the time of registration to insure the student’s place in the school the
following year. This fee is not refundable. Registration will not be accepted for any student whose
tuition is not currently paid.
School begins at 8:00 a.m. and dismisses at 3:00 p.m. Once a
student arrives at school, he/she may not leave the school without his parents or a note from the
This means that students may not go to the store or elsewhere for breakfast or an afternoon snack
and return to school. Parents are not allowed in the classrooms after the morning bell or before the
time for dismissal unless approved by the principal.
ALL NEW FAMILIES ARE WELCOME AND ARE PLACED ON A PROBATIONARY PERIOD FOR THE FIRST YEAR. The probationary status is based on the student’s behavior, academics, and the family’s financial responsibilities (tuition, fees, and participation in the requirements of the annual school festival).