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Process of Admissions

Process of Admissions

New students seeking admittance into Holy Family Regional School will complete a new student application.
• Applications MUST include all required forms and the $25 application fee in order to be accepted. Photocopies of the required forms are requested.

• An initial deadline for applications will be posted. Applications received by the initial deadline will be given first priority for available seats based on the HFRS Priority for Acceptance Policy.
• Applications received after the initial deadline will be considered for remaining available seats in the order they are received.
• All new students participate in a grade-level screening.
• Appointments for screening are scheduled by the admissions office.
• Registration/Acceptance materials are sent upon completion of the screening process.
• A non-refundable registration fee of $250 is due at the time of formal registration.

ADMISSIONS PRIORITY

Children will be accepted into Holy Family Regional School using the following admissions priority criteria. When grades are filled, students will be placed on a wait list.  A non-refundable registration fee of $250 is due by the registration deadline.   Failure to register by the deadline will result in a loss of the student’s seat if there is a wait list for that grade.

 

Children who have applied prior to the application deadline are accepted in priority as follows:

  • siblings of children currently enrolled
  • siblings of children previously enrolled
  • children of full-time staff members
  • children of alumni (alumni must have completed 8th grade at Holy Family Regional School)
  • children of parents/guardians who are supporting members* at one of the following parishes: St. Andrew, St. Irenaeus, St. Mary of the Hills, Sacred Heart, or St. John Fisher University Chapel
  • children transferring from another Catholic elementary school
  • children from other Catholic parishes
  • children from other Christian faiths
  • Children from Non-Christian faiths

 

Children who have applied after the application deadline will be considered for remaining available seats in the order the application is received.

 

* The determination of supporting member status is defined by the respective pastors. To qualify as a supporting member of one of the five affiliated parishes, a parent/guardian must meet the following

criteria:

  • The family must be registered at a participating parish at the time of registration.
  • The family must be active and participating members of a parish.
  • The family must monetarily contribute to the supporting parish.
  • The family must have a pastor signed Parish Verification Form on file.