Applications are accepted on a year round basis.
Admission to St. Bernard School is open to all children regardless of ethnic origin, creed, race, color, sex, or disabling condition if the school is able to provide reasonable accommodations for the child.
Preference of admission is based upon the following criteria:
- Sibling (s) of students already attending St. Bernard School
- Members of St. Bernard Parish
- Parishioners of other Catholic parishes
- Non-Catholics and individuals with no Parish affiliation
Students must be five years old before January 1st to enter Kindergarten. An original birth certificate and baptismal certificate must be presented at the time of registration. Specified medical forms, given at the time of acceptance, must be completed and submitted to the school before the student is allowed to begin Kindergarten. In the case of transfer students, scholastic records from the previous school are reviewed before final acceptance. A pre-admission interview with parents and the prospective student are conducted. Formal and/or informal screening may also be conducted.
Important 2011-2012 Registration Documents