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Admissions

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
  • Potty-trained
  • Immunizations required
  • Birth Certificate on file

Kindergarten Requirements:

  • 5 years of age by July 31
  • Birth certificate
  • Immunizations
  • Physical exam

Grade 1 Requirements:

  • 6 years of age by July 31
  • Successful completion of Kindergarten
  • Immunizations
  • 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:

  1. Currently enrolled families in the school
  2. Supportive (active) parish members
  3. Parish member (non-active)
  4. 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.