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  • Tours are required in order to receive the link to our formal application. 

  • Sign up for an Individual Tour HERE


  • Applications are submitted after your student has toured the school.

  • Application requirements include:

    • Birth Certificate​

    • Report Card/Progress Report (1st-8th)

    • IEP/504/Neuropsych (if applicable)

  • A Student Recommendation form will be sent to your child's most recent teacher

  • Questions can be directed to our Enrollment Director HERE


  • After you have submitted your completed application, you will receive a scheduled time to attend a Principal Chat interview.

  • Acceptance decisions are sent out within a week of your interview date.

  • Prospective families have two weeks from the date of their acceptance to pay the $1,500 enrollment deposit.

We encourage engaged parishioners with children in rising Pre-K through 8th grade to tour campus and become acquainted with the Old St Mary's School community!

Application and Enrollment

Application and Enrollment Process


Admission Decision

Following a tour, submission of application, and Principal Chat interview, families will be notified of acceptance. Once a child has been accepted, a non-refundable enrollment deposit of $1,500.00 will be required in order to confirm the child’s placement. This is due within two weeks of acceptance and the payment will be applied to the family’s tuition.

Catholic Values

Old St. Mary’s School offers a faith-based education and children will be exposed to the values, customs, rituals, and teachings of the Catholic faith. 


Age Requirements

Any child entering school must be in compliance with the requirements of the State of Illinois regarding age of admission. Preschool students must be three or four years old on or before September 1. Students entering kindergarten must be five on or before September 1. Students starting 1st grade must be six on or before September 1 etc.


Please note that letters of recommendation are neither required or accepted. 

Enrollment Checklist​

The enrollment checklist for new families can be found HERE.


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