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St. Aloysius School Admission Policy

St. Aloysius School will comply in every way with Diocesan Guidelines for admission of students as stated in the Handbook of Policies for the Schools of the Diocese of Baton Rouge.

All students presently enrolled at St. Aloysius School in Kindergarten through seventh grade will be given first priority for admission for the next school year.  Due to the possibility of limited space, newly entering students will be accepted to St. Aloysius School according to the following criteria:

Criteria for Acceptance:

1. St. Aloysius School admits all qualified students regardless of race, color, sex, or national origin.

2.  Parents are expected to show an interest in the education of their children by cooperating with the administration and faculty in all school matters.

3.  The student will be expected to comply with all school regulations and conduct himself/herself at all times in a manner which is conducive to good learning and good conduct.

4.  If a student’s ability to progress in a regular school curriculum is questioned by parents or school personnel, the School Building Level Committee will review and make recommendations for academic or behavioral problems.  If further action is warranted the SBLC will refer the student to East Baton Rouge Pupil Appraisal Services or a private agency.



Admission Policy

*Note that an “active” St. Aloysius parishioner is defined as one identifiably participating in all phases of Church parish stewardship: Prayer, Offering, and Ministry. Minimally, “Stewardship of Prayer” means regularly being part of the worshipping faith community at Sunday and Holy Day Masses. “Stewardship of Offering” means regularly, consistently, and identifiably contributing to Sunday church support and/or building fund collections through the use of stewardship envelopes, automatic bank draft, or bank-by-mail, according to financial ability. “Stewardship of Ministry” means active and identifiable involvement in a Church parish ministry of service.

Students are accepted to St. Aloysius School based on space availability and the following prioritized criteria for Pre-K through 8th Grade:

1.  Registered St. Aloysius Parish families participating in all phases of stewardship (prayer, offering, ministry), living within the territorial boundaries of St. Aloysius Parish, with children presently enrolled.

2.  Registered St. Aloysius Parish families participating in all phases of stewardship (prayer, offering, ministry), living outside the territorial boundaries of St. Aloysius Parish, with children presently enrolled.

3.  Registered St. Aloysius Parish families participating in all phases of stewardship (prayer, offering, ministry), living within the territorial boundaries of St. Aloysius Parish, with no children presently enrolled.

4.  Registered St. Aloysius Parish families participating in all phases of stewardship (prayer, offering, ministry), living outside the territorial boundaries of St. Aloysius Parish, with no children presently enrolled.

5.  Registered St. Aloysius Parish families not active or participating in all phases of stewardship (prayer, offering, and ministry), living within the territorial boundaries of St. Aloysius Parish, with children presently enrolled.

6.  Registered St. Aloysius Parish families not active or participating in all phases of stewardship (prayer, offering, and ministry), living outside the territorial boundaries of St. Aloysius Parish, with children presently enrolled.

7.  Registered St.  Aloysius Parish families not active or participating in all phases of stewardship (prayer, offering, and ministry), living within the territorial boundaries of St. Aloysius Parish, with no children presently enrolled.

8.  Registered St.  Aloysius Parish families not active or participating in all phases of stewardship (prayer, offering, and ministry), living outside the territorial boundaries of St. Aloysius Parish, with no children presently enrolled.

9.  Out-of-parish Catholic families with children presently enrolled.

10.  Out-of-parish Catholic families with no children presently enrolled residing in an adjacent parish with no school.

11.  Out-of-parish Catholic families with no children presently enrolled.

12.  Non-Catholic families with children presently enrolled who allow their children to participate in the school’s religious program other than the actual reception of the sacraments.

**If all criteria are met equally and there is limited space, the child applying from the St. Aloysius Child Care Center will be given priority.  The St. Aloysius School Pre-K Program was created to bridge the gap between pre-school and kindergarten for our parishioners involved in this ministry, and we will honor that commitment.