Apply for Admission to Catholic School

Thank you for your interest in a Catholic school education, where children of all faiths and beliefs are welcome. You can remain in the comfort and safety of your own home to apply for 2020-21. Simply click on the box below to start your online application! Apply early: families who apply and enroll before April 15, 2020 will receive a $100/child reduction in registration fees. Scholarships are available: the earlier families apply, the sooner they will receive their award notices for 2020-2021.

Start Online Application

For the 2020-21 school year: Our online admissions open on December 4, 2019. The earlier families complete both the Admissions and the Financial Assistance Applications (including all required documents), the sooner they will receive decisions regarding acceptance and financial aid, which is awarded as funds are available.

Age QualificationsManhattan, Bronx & Staten Island SchoolsSchools Outside of New York City
3 year old Pre-K:
must be 3 years old by:
December 31, 2020December 1, 2020
4 year old Pre-K:
must be 4 years old by:
December 31, 2020December 1, 2020
must be 5 years old by:
December 31, 2020December 1, 2020

To apply for Universal Pre-K/Pre-K for All in New York City, visit

To apply for Universal Pre-K outside of New York City, contact the local school district where you reside or your Catholic school of choice for further information.

To apply to multiple schools, please submit a separate Admissions application for each school.

To apply for more than one child, please submit a separate Admissions application for each child.

You will be able to login and see your saved Admissions Application. Please visit APPLY ONLINE NOW and login again using your saved email address and password from your first Admissions Application.

School Interview and Required Documents

Your child’s Admission Application is not considered complete until your child has been interviewed and you have submitted all required documents to the school. We do not inquire about the immigration status of any family or child for purposes of applying for admissions or financial assistance.

After you have submitted your online Admissions Application, please call the school to schedule an interview. When you speak with the school to schedule an interview, the school’s staff will inform you what documents are required in addition to those noted below:

  • Birth certificate
  • Report card for grades 1 to 8
  • Standardized test scores for grades 1 to 8, if applicable
  • If applicable, the current Individualized Education Plan (IEP) on file with the Committee for Special Education (CSE) for all grades
  • If applicable, 504 Recommendation for all grades
  • If Catholic, certificates of sacraments

PLEASE NOTE: There will be additional documentation required if you decide to apply for Financial Assistance.

Financial Assistance
Each year, the Archdiocese of New York and its Parishes, Inner-City Scholarship Fund and Children’s Scholarship Fund offer Financial Assistance to help make tuition more affordable. Learn more about Financial Assistance.

Need Help with Your Online Admissions Application?
Call (646) 794-2885 (open from 9:00am to 5:00pm; Spanish and other languages available); OR Apply in-person at your selected school. Get personal help if you are unable to access a computer.

BEFORE YOU APPLY, please have the email address you want to use handy and be sure to save your password. Don’t have an email address? Create one prior to applying at Gmail or Yahoo.