Apply for Admission to Catholic School

Thank you for your interest in a Catholic school education, where children will experience a safe, nurturing environment centered around Faith, Academics and Community. Starting on December 1, 2021, you can remain in the comfort and safety of your own home to apply for the 2022-23 school year. Simply click on the box below to start your online application!

Financial assistance is available: the earlier families apply, the sooner they will receive their award notices for 2022-2023. In addition, families who are accepted and enroll prior to May 6, 2022 will save $100 per child in registration fees.

Start Online Application

Online Admissions for the 2022-2023 school year open on December 1. Scholarships are available: the earlier families apply, the sooner they will receive their award notices for 2022-2023. In addition, families who apply and enroll at participating schools by May 6, 2022 will receive a $100 per child reduction in their registration fees.

Contact our Bilingual Helpline by phone at (646) 794-2885* or by email at: parent.support@archny.org, if you:

  • are unable to access a computer;
  • would like help in completing your Admissions Application over the phone; or
  • would like to speak to our Spanish-language representatives.

*Open from 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday

Age Qualifications Manhattan, Bronx & Staten Island Schools Schools Outside of New York City
3 year old Pre-K:
must be 3 years old by:
December 31, 2022 December 1, 2022
4 year old Pre-K:
must be 4 years old by:
December 31, 2022 December 1, 2022
Kindergarten:
must be 5 years old by:
December 31, 2022 December 1, 2022

To apply for Universal Pre-K/Pre-K for All in New York City, visit https://www.myschools.nyc/en/.

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 email: parent.support@archny.org. 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.