Admissions to School
All admissions to SBCS are handled through the principal’s office. New student admissions are accomplished through a conference between the parent(s) or guardian, the student, the principal (or principal’s designee), and a placement exam. New student admissions for Pre-K and K begin with “Round-up Day” in February or March.
SBCS complies with Nebraska State age requirements for students in Kindergarten and Grade 1.
Pre-Kindergarten: No state requirement. SBCS requirements:
- Child must be age 4 by July 31
- Immunizations required
- Birth Certificate on file
- 5 years of age by July 31
- Birth certificate
- Physical exam
Grade 1 Requirements:
- 6 years of age by July 31
- Successful completion of Kindergarten
- Eye examination
All students entering Kindergarten and Grade 7 or students coming from out of state must have a physical examination.
New Student Admissions
SBCS admits new students according to the following prioritized guidelines:
- Currently enrolled families in the school
- Supportive (active) parish members
- Parish member (non-active)
- Non-parish member
Admission will be decided on an individual basis, according to the criteria recommended above; openings at the grade level needed; services offered to help the student; grade level placement exams, and a personal interview with the principal or principal’s designee.