Admission Process and Policies

ONLINE application available September 1, 2017

Admission Policy

Saint Vincent de Paul School provides an excellent Catholic education while embracing students of all cultural, religious and economic backgrounds. Special consideration is given in the following order: to Catholic families who are members of Saint Vincent de Paul Parish, families who have siblings presently in our school, Catholic families who are non-parishioners, and to non-Catholic families.

Mission Statement

The mission of Saint Vincent de Paul School is to education our students in the Catholic tradition. We aspire to teach as Jesus did, with a focus on the gospel values. As facilitators of learning, we recognize parents as the primary educators of their children. We encourage our students to be responsibile and sensitive to church, school, and neighboring communities. We challenge our students to build their moral intelligence and become self-motiviated lifelong learners who will share their gifts with the world.

Kindergarten Admission

Students entering kindergarten must turn 5 years old by September 1st of the year of entrance. All applicants will have the opportunity to be assessed by our Admissions Committee.

The following documentation is requried for each student applying to St. Vincent de Paul School:

  • A completed Kindergarten application form (Hard copy forms are available in the Admissions Office)
  • A recommendation form completed by your child's pre-school teacher (Due by January 15, 2018)
  • Your child's birth certificate
  • Your child's baptismal certificate
  • Your child's immunization record
  • A picture of your child with your entire family
  • A $100.00 application fee (Payable online or by check)

First through Eighth Grade Admission

Past academic performance and the potential for academic growth are considered for grades 1-8. An entrance test and personal interview are also part of the admission process.

The following documentation is required for each student applying to St. Vincent de Paul School:

  • A completed Saint Vincent de Paul School application form (Hard copy forms are available in the Admissions Office)
  • A recommendation form from your child's previous teacher
  • Your child's previous report cards
  • Your child's previous standardized test scores
  • Your child's birth certificate
  • Your child's baptismal certificate
  • Your child's immunization record
  • A picture of your child with your entire family
  • A $100.00 application fee (Payable online or by check)

*For information regarding Admissions please contact our Admissions Director, Marie Ferdon at admissions@svdpsf.com.

Non-Discriminiation Policy

Saint Vincent de Paul School, mindful of its mission to be witness to the love of Christ for all, admits students of any race, color and national and/or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded to or made available to students at this school. Saint Vincent de Paul School does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, and national and/or ethnic origin, age, gender, or disability in administration of educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.