Admissions Process

We thank you for your consideration of Gesu Catholic School for your educational needs and trust that your experience with us will give evidence of how we fulfill our mission and commitment to personal growth, academic excellence, service to others and global citizenship.

The selection of a school for your family is an important one. Within that choice, begins a partnership between you as parents, and a school community which provides an environment that is safe, loving, and nurturing while contributing to the growth and success of each student. We are a school rich in tradition, where students engage in a variety of sound educational experiences designed to help them reach their full potential and develop into future leaders and contributing members of our society.

It is our hope that you will choose to become part of the Gesu Catholic School family!

Tour Our School

Tours of the school are available throughout the school year and are scheduled on an individual basis. Parents should contact the Admissions Director, Judi Herbert to schedule a tour.

Kindergarten Information Night

Tuesday, January 17, 2018

7:00 p.m.

 

Preschool Information Night

Thursday, January 25, 2018

7:00 p.m.

 

Open House – STREAM Showcase and Art Show

Sunday, January 28, 2018

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Student Application

Applications are available for first through eighth grade by contacting the Admissions Director, Judi Herbert.  Kindergarten applications for the upcoming school year are available at the Kindergarten Information Night in January. You will find the application forms on the Application Forms link.

Student Visits

Students applying for admission to third through eighth grade usually attend a “shadow day” at Gesu School on the day of their screening. These visits allow the students to experience the academic, religious, athletic, and social aspects of a day at Gesu School.

Testing

All students in Grade one through eight are screened in Math and Reading prior to admission. Screenings take place at Gesu School and are administered by a member of our faculty. All Kindergarten applicants are screened as part of their admission process. These screenings usually take place in March.

Student Acceptance

Parents are notified of the status of their child’s application following the evaluation of all submitted materials and the results of the screening.

Registration Fees

Upon acceptance of their child, parents receive a packet of registration materials that must be completed and submitted to the school office.  Copies of the child’s birth certificate, baptismal certificate (if not baptized at Gesu Church in University Heights), and immunization record must be included with the registration materials.  In addition, a registration fee of $100.00 must be submitted.  Please note that registration fees are not refundable.

Tuition Payments

Gesu School offers two options for the payment of tuition; a monthly plan that begins on July 1st and ends on April 1st (ten monthly payments) and a quarterly plan with payments due on July 1st, October 1st, January 1st, and April 1st.  Questions regarding tuition payments should be referred to the Judi Herbert.