Registration

St. Francis de Sales School welcomes registrations throughout the year. New families may apply for admission by filling out our ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM and submitting the designated fees, birth certificates, and sacramental records as outlined below.

Please feel free to contact our school office directly at any point with questions about our school and the registration process.

Current Students

Requirements for returning St. Francis de Sales Students

  1. Each student should re-register in January of the current school year for the following academic term.
  2. Each family must pay a non-refundable registration deposit per family, applied to next year's tuition. Fees may be waived for families that meet the early registration deadline.
  3. Parents must commit themselves to fulfilling their financial obligations to the school, and past financial obligations must be paid up-to-date.
  4. Per the State of Illinois, the following are required before the start of school:
    1. Physical Exam, required for all preschool, kindergarten and 6th graders (click here).
    2. Dental Exam, required for all kindergarten, 2nd graders and 6th graders (click here).
    3. Eye Exam, required for all kindergarten and new students (click here).

New Students

Requirements for new St. Francis de Sales Students

  1. The school requires a non-refundable $150 registration fee (payable to St. Francis de Sales School). This fee may be waived for new families that register at our annual Open House in January or early February.
  2. The school also requires a copy of the student’s birth county (not hospital) certificate and baptismal certificate (if applicable).
  3. Per the State of Illinois, the following are required before the start of school:
    1. Physical Exam, required for all preschool, kindergarten and 6th graders (click here).
    2. Dental Exam, required for all kindergarten, 2nd graders and 6th graders (click here).
    3. Eye Exam, required for all kindergarten and new students (click here).

Preschool, Kindergarten, & First Grade Age Requirements 

Preschool

A child entering the 3-year-old preschool program must be 3 years of age on or before September 1st.

A child entering the 4-year-old program must be 4 years of age on or before September 1st.

A child entering the Pre-K program must be 4 years of age on or before September 1st.

Under special circumstances an underage child may be admitted with Principal approval, but only after all children of proper age have been admitted.

Kindergarten

A child entering kindergarten must be 5 years of age on or before September 1st.

Under special circumstances an underage child may be admitted with Principal approval, but only with preschool recommendation and after all children of proper age have been admitted

First Grade

A child must be 6 years of age on or before September 1st.

Under special circumstances an underage child may be admitted with Principal approval, but only with previous school’s recommendation and after all children of proper age have been admitted.

St. Francis de Sales, in accordance to Archdiocesan Policy, admits students of any race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin with all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded to or made available to students at our school.