ADMISSIONS PROCESS

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When a student is admitted to St. Catherine’s, we utilize all available resources to maximize their chances of success. We welcome individuals of all faiths and backgrounds, and we promote diversity and respect within our community. 


ADMISSIONS CHECKLISTS

Our enrollment process differs between current Siena Catholic Schools (SCS) students and students new to Siena Catholic Schools. Locate the Admissions Checklist that applies to your child(ren) below.

For more information or questions on the Racine St. Catherine’s Admissions process, please contact Mrs. Kory Borek, Siena Catholic Schools Director of Admissions & Financial Aid, (262)833-5517 or email.


TRANSFER STUDENT POLICY

We welcome transfer students in all grade levels; however, St. Catherine’s upholds a strict transfer policy. If the minimum requirements are not met, students may be invited for an interview with academic administration and the Admissions Director for final consideration. 

All students wishing to apply are required to have a minimum of a 2.0 grade point average from their current school, along with a good attendance and disciplinary record. St. Catherine’s upholds the suspensions and expulsions of other schools. Students with expulsions will not be admitted to St. Catherine’s. No transfers will be allowed during a student’s senior year, including out-of-town transfers. 

As a transfer student, please be aware of the WIAA rules for athletic eligibility.  

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 Middle School & High School Admissions Checklist (Grades 8-12)

For Students NEW to Siena Catholic Schools

⬜ Complete the online Inquiry Form
⬜ Watch your email for an invitation to complete an online Enrollment Application
⬜ Submit a signed Request for Records Form
⬜ Submit Personal Statement (grades 9-12)
⬜ Submit previous year and current year report cards
⬜ Distribute Teacher Evaluation Report to student’s current Math or English/Reading teacher
Schedule a Placement Test online
⬜ Upon acceptance, submit the online Tuition Payment Agreement and non-refundable tuition deposit of $50/student or $100/family. If eligible for the Racine Parental Choice Program, this deposit is waived. (beginning February 2020)
⬜ Upon completion of the admissions process, enroll in courses:
9th Grade: Attend one of our Registration Nights (by invitation only) to register for courses. Our Admissions Department will contact you with scheduled dates.
10th - 12th Grade: An individual appointment with a guidance counselor will be coordinated with the Admissions Office.


Optional Items:

Apply for Financial Aid, if necessary. For new families, the Fall aid application is open from October 7 through December 14, 2019. For returning families and new families, the Spring aid application is open February 1 thru April 14, 2020.
⬜ Apply for tuition assistance through the Racine Parental Choice Program. The first open enrollment period runs February 1-20, 2020, with additional open enrollments in March, April, May and August, 2020.

For more information about financial aid or the Racine Parental Choice Program, please call the Siena Catholic Schools Admissions Office at (262)812-0155. For help in Spanish, please call (262)753-1471.

 

 High School Admissions Checklist (Grade 9)

For 8th Grade Students Currently Enrolled in a Siena Catholic Schools school

⬜ Submit Personal Statement
⬜ Upon acceptance, submit the online Tuition Contract and non-refundable tuition deposit of $50/student or $100/family (beginning February 2020)
⬜ Upon completion of the admissions process, a letter inviting student to register will be sent from the Siena Catholic Schools Admissions Office


Optional Items:

Apply for Financial Aid, if necessary. For new families, the Fall aid application is open from October 1 through December 14, 2019. Financial aid results will be emailed to families late-January, 2020. For returning families and new families, the Spring aid application is open February 1 thru April 14, 2020. Financial aid results will be emailed to families in early-May, 2020.
⬜ Renew funding or apply for tuition assistance through the Racine Parental Choice Program, if applicable. The first open enrollment period runs February 1-20, 2020. For returning families already receiving Choice funding, February is the only open enrollment that will guarantee your child(ren)’s seat in their current school and current classroom. Additional open enrollments are in March, April, May, June and August, 2020. These open enrollments will fill any open seats still available after the February open enrollment.