Application Process & Important Deadlines

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Deadlines & Required Information


St. Nicholas School requires the following information as part of your application:


  • A completed online application

  • Application fee of $100.00 per student (non-refundable, payable by check or cash).

  • Birth Certificate

  • Immunization Records (after acceptance)

  • Student photograph

  • The office manager will contact parents via email to schedule a “Shadow Day” for grades 1-8, where your child will come to school and spend the day in the classroom.

  • TK/K shadow day is a half day

  • If  Applying for Kindergarten: Kinder Readiness assessment*

  • Baptism Certificate if applicable

*TK/Kindergarten Readiness Observation
  • Applicants must be five years old by September 4.

  • Screening sessions for students applying for kindergarten will be scheduled after we have received a completed application, appropriate fees, and all required forms.

  • The screening is conducted with our kindergarten teacher and is enjoyable for our new students. We will be evaluating writing, reading, listening and social skills in a supportive environment.

Acceptance Letters and Enrollment
  • Applications may be accepted after February on a space-available or waitlist basis.

  • Within 10 days of receiving your acceptance letter, a $1,500.00 non-refundable deposit towards your next year tuition is due, together with the letter of intent to enroll.

  • Students are not officially enrolled until the enrollment deposit is submitted, paid and received.

  • If applicants exceed spaces available, children may be placed on a waiting list with admittance subject to space availability.

  • Priority is given to students in the following order:  siblings of current students; families who are members of St. Nicholas/St. William Parish; families who are members of other Catholic parishes; all others.

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St. Nicholas School

The Catholic School of St.Nicholas and St William Catholic Parish

12816 El Monte Road

Los Altos Hills, CA 94022 (near Interstate 280 & Foothill Expy)

Special thanks to Carla Razura-Duharte for the photographs. See her photos here.

Read the DSJ Standards for all School Workers Regarding Interaction with Youth here.

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