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Registration

Check List

- Registration Form

- Previous years report card

- Immunization Record

- Birth Certificate

- Dental

- Sacrametal Certificates for Catholic   Students

 

 

 

1. Kindergarten

a. Age requirement: 5 years of age by September 1st, verified by birth certificate.

b. Health requirement: proper proof of immunization. (Immunizations must be current).

c. An educational screening will be given to determine final acceptance into Kindergarten.

 

2. Grade One

a. Age requirement: 6 years of age by September 1st, verified by birth certificate.

b. Health requirement: proper proof of immunization. (Immunizations must be current).

c. Current report card.

d. An educational screening will be given to determine final acceptance into Grade 1.

 

3. Grades Two-Eight must also have birth certificates, current year report card, a copy of standardized test results and proof of immunization. Immunization records must be completed before any child may enter school. The requirements are as follows:

2nd dose of MMR (Measles/Mumps/Rubella Vaccine).

4 doses of Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (one dose must be after the fourth birthday).

3rd dose of IPV or OPV (Polio Vaccine).

Physical Examination Dental Examination Medical History Form

1 dose of Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine or history of disease

3 doses of Hepatitis B

4. Transfer of Children: Grades 2-6

  • a. Verbal contact with parents/guardians, and recommendation from previous schools will determine     whether St. Benedict the Moor School can meet the needs of the child.

  • b. Records from previous schools will help clarify the child's academic needs for the grade level he/she is entering. This would include the current report card and a copy of the most recent test results.

  • c. A reading, math and writing assessment test will also be administered to determine final acceptance.

 

5. Transfer of Children: Grade 7

  • a. The above requirements for Grades 2-6 are applicable to Grade 7.

  • b. In addition, further discretion will be used in accepting 7th graders because of the difficulty in offering an effective educational experience in a short period of time.

  • c. Children will be accepted, however, if there is evidence of a need for the child to transfer from his/her school; e.g., a change of residence, need for change of educational environment in order to better meet the child's needs, and upon the condition that the parent/guardian exhibits an openness and desire to support St. Benedict the Moor's philosophy and educational system.

6. Conditional Acceptance/Continued Enrollment

  • a. All students transferring to St. Benedict the Moor School are accepted conditionally, even though all the requirements are met. If a student demonstrates the inability to adjust academically/behaviorally to St. Benedict the Moor and/or if the parent/guardian demonstrates an unwillingness to support the philosophy and policies of St. Benedict the Moor School, the administration reserves the right to dismiss the child.

  • b. A child may transfer due to the need of a transitional program not available at St. Benedict the Moor School. The student may then return after successfully completing the transitional class and having an evaluation by the St. Benedict the Moor staff.

  • c. Once a student leaves St. Benedict the Moor School before the completion of 8th grade, he/she will not be re-admitted. The only exception will be if a student has moved out of Allegheny County.

  • d. Parents of children who consistently do not adhere to or who ignore policies of absenteeism/tardiness will be dismissed.