Application Process & Important Deadlines

Now Accepting Applications!
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

  • Baptism Certificate if applicable

TK/Kindergarten Readiness Screening
  • TK applicants must be four years old by September 1.

  • Kindergarten applicants must be five years old by September 1.

  • Virtual screening sessions for students applying for TK/Kindergarten will be scheduled after we have received a completed application, appropriate fees, and all required forms.

  • The virtual screening is conducted by our TK/Kindergarten teachers and is enjoyable for our new students. 

Acceptance Letters and Enrollment
  • Applications accepted year round.

  • After receiving your acceptance letter, a 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 and the tuition contract is finalized.

  • If applicants exceed spaces available, children may be placed on a waitlist 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.

A student working at his desk.  St. Nicholas is a Catholic private school serving Los Altos, Mountain View, Los Altos Hills, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, and Palo Alto.