Admissions

  • St. James and St. Ann’s Catholic School provides education for students in Kindergarten through Grade 7.

    Parents must submit both an application package and a registration package prior to admittance. Upon receipt and review of completed applications, and a family interview, registration packages will be made available to students who meet requirements.

    Late applications may be accepted if space is available and will be processed in due course.

  • Questions?

    We will be very happy to answer all your questions.

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  • Admission Steps

    • 1. Application

      Student applications must include the documentation listed in the Application Forms section. Please read and familiarize yourselves with the admission guidelines and payment terms policy included with the application package.

    • 2. Family Interview

      Parents/Guardians and their child(ren) are required to meet with the Archbishop’s Representative and the Principal for an informational meeting. The meeting will be scheduled by the school office as applications are reviewed.

    • 3. Registration

      A Registration package will be distributed to applicants once applications have been approved. Please return completed registration forms and applicable fees to St. James and St. Ann’s School.

  • Application Forms

  • Student Fees Calculator

  • Once your child(ren) have been accepted into St. James & St. Ann’s School there are a variety of fees that need to be paid, as well as tuition. Below you will find an explanation of each fee and then our tuition rates for the 2016-2017 school year:

    Grade Activity Fee Emergency Fee Classroom Fees Additional Fees Total
    K $75 $10 $20   $105
    1 $75 $10 $100   $185
    2 $75 $10 $130   $215
    3 $75 $10 $50   $135
    4 $75 $10 $100   $185
    5 $75 $10 $55   $140
    6 $100 $10 $45   $155
    7 $100 $10 $55 $150 $315
  • Registration Fee

    There is a registration fee of $50 per family for new families, or existing families who register by the registration deadline.  For existing families who do not meet the registration deadline, the registration fee is then $100 per family.

  • Activity Fee

    This money is used to cover the cost of all field trips, guest speakers and special activities which relate to a specific grade.

  • Emergency Fee

    This fee is collected to go towards the replacement of earthquake supplies every five years, as well as to purchase items that are needed to ensure the safety of your child if a seismic event occurred.

  • Classroom Fees

    This money is used to pay for Religion materials, grammar activities, school supplies and other materials that are purchased for your child to use throughout the school year. Please note that in Grade 4 a Bible is purchased for your child that they will use throughout the intermediate grades and can take with them to high school. Also, in Grades 2 and 7 materials are purchased to support the sacramental preparation programs.

  • Additional Fees

    The $150 that is collected in Grade 7 goes towards their Outdoor Education Program. Additional fundraising is completed by the students to cover the costs of this program.

  • Tuition Rates – 2016-2017

    When your parish priest completes the Pastor’s Authorization Form as part of the application process to our school, he will indicate your level of participation in the parish. This “category” will determine the tuition you will pay. If you are non-Catholic you would pay the “Category 3” rate. Tuition is collected by direct debit. Please see the monthly tuition rates below:

  • Category 1 (Parishioner)
    • One child
      $280
    • 2 children
      $480
    • 3 or more
      $600
  • Category 2 (Parishioner)
    • One child
      $340
    • 2 children
      $590
    • 3 or more
      $745
  • Category 3 (Non-Catholic)
    • One child
      $490
    • 2 children
      $800
    • 3 or more
      $1060