How to Become a Saint Simon Saint

We are pleased that you are looking at how to join the Saint Simon Parish School Family. Below are the steps that are involved in the application process from submitting the application through to acceptance. If you have any questions or concerns throughout the process, please contact admissions@stsimon.org and we will be happy to help.
APPLY ONLINE
COMPLETE FORMS
VISIT OUR SCHOOL
TAKE ASSESSMENT
RECEIVE ACCEPTANCE PAY FEES
JOIN THE SAINTS

Apply Online

A complete application includes the online form, supporting documents and the application fee of $75. Once you have applied in TADS, you will be sent a link to upload the needed forms to complete the application. Once enrolled additional forms will be requested. The forms are listed below. We suggest you gather and digitize your forms so that you can upload them as you complete the application and future enrollment.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2022-2023 and the 2023-2024 school year. First-round applications for the 2023-2024 school year are due by the end of the day January 27, 2023. Applications will be accepted after this date based on space availability.

Apply Online

Forms

The following are forms that are required as part of a complete application. As suggested above, please digitize and upload where possible or bring forms to our main office.

KINDERGARTEN

* It is recommended that kindergarten immunizations and health forms be completed within the 6 months prior to school entry.  The first day of school is generally mid-August

FIRST THROUGH EIGHTH
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Copy of immunization records
  • Tuberculosis Risk Assessment*
    * Required only for students transferring into grades 1 to 8 from a school outside Santa Clara County
  • Copy of most recent report card and standardized tests for students entering grades 1 to 8
REQUESTED FOR APPLICANTS WHO ARE CATHOLIC
  • Copy of Baptismal certificate
  • Copy of First Eucharist certificate
  • Copy of Confirmation certificate

Visit

PRESCHOOL AND PRE-K

Please attend on or our Open Houses for preschool-8th grades in November 13,  or  on January 22, 2023 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm . We will offer campus tours on both days along with our  grade level presentations. Register for Open House here.  In-person tours can be arranged at any time in tour system at the bottom of the open house page. 

KINDERGARTEN

Kindergarten Visit Day for all enrolled kindergartners is Thursday, May 04, 2023 from 8:30 am to 9:30 am.  Details will be sent in the admissions letter.

FIRST THROUGH EIGHTH

We will offer shadow visits and assessments for students with completed applications in grades 1-8 in January and early February for first round applications. Applicants are sent an invitation to register in early January.  The shadow experience goes through the lunch period and the assessments are taken after lunch.  Students are done at 2:00 pm.  The experience varies slightly by grade level.  

Assessments

As part of our admission process to kindergarten through eight grade, students take an assessment.  The information helps our teachers with classroom placement and provides a baseline.  The processes for grade level vary as described here.

PRESCHOOL AND PRE-K

Our preschool serves children from 2.5 years old to entering kindergarten.  

Preschoolers must be potty trained before entry and meet the age requirement.

KINDERGARTEN

Kindergarten assessments are on February 1 – February 3, 2023.  All kindergarten applicants with completed applications will be invited for a 30-minute assessment with our kindergarten teachers to be scheduled in mid-January. 

FIRST THROUGH EIGHTH

All students will take an in-person assessment for their enrolling grade level on their shadow day as mentioned above.  Assessments for enrolling first through third graders take about 30 to 45 minutes.  Assessments for enrolling fourth through eighth graders take about an hour.  Assessments can be arranged virtually when necessary. 

Receive Acceptance

Acceptance emails will be sent the week of February 13, 2023.  All forms and acceptance responses are due by February 25, 2023.

Enroll and Pay Fees

Student are not officially enrolled until an account in TADS is established and fees are paid via the TADS system.

Registration fees for Preschool/Pre-Kindergarten is $300.00. The fee is non-refundable.

Registration fees for K-8th grade technology fee of $200.00 and a registration fee of $475. The fees are non-refundable.

Begin Your Saint Simon Journey

The New Family Summer Kickoff is Tuesday, June 6, at 5:00 pm followed by grade level breakouts with the teachers.