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Sibling Applications

FOR OUR ENROLLED FAMILIES:

If you have a sibling to a currently enrolled student in grades Pre-K - 8 who will be applying with the Basilica School of Saint Mary for the first time, please submit an application and supporting documents by the due date noted below. The application and non-refundable application fee will be collected online and all other forms/documents can be uploaded, mailed or hand delivered to the front office per the application information.

 

Re-registration of currently enrolled students occurs in January 2019.

This application is for students who would be new to the Basilica School of Saint Mary in the 2019-20 school year.

click here for the 2019-2020 Basilica School of Saint Mary Application

Please see the application materials required section below for a full list of items needed for a complete application. You are welcome to print the forms off this website or pick up a hard copy from the front office at school.

Due date for sibling applications is: December 10, 2018

Please direct questions to our Enrollment Coordinator, Mrs. Sarah Christie, at schristie@smsva.org or 703-549-1646, ext. 4910.

Application Materials Required - Apply Here

 

2019-2020 APPLICATION

The additional forms required can be found below. You are not required to upload the forms via the application portal. You may had deliver to the front office or mail to the school.

Click here for a printable checklist.

Items required for a complete application:

  • Application - Submitted via the online application system. Click button above.
  • Application fee $55 - Payable through the online application system
  • Copy of Birth Certificate - A copy is required with your application. This can be mailed or hand delivered to the front office. We will request to view the original before school starts.
  • Copy of Sacramental Certificate(s) (if applicable) - Baptism, Reconciliation, First Eucharist, Confirmation. Mailed or hand delivered to the front office.
  • School Records - Current, plus previous 2 years (at least), plus any standardized test scores. Only applicable to those applying to 1st grade and above. Please do not upload them to the application website. Please use the records release form below and have them sent directly from the applicants school to our school.
  • Evaluation Form - Completed by the applicants current teacher and returned directly to St. Mary School. Not required for those applying from a Diocese of Arlington Catholic School. Please make sure you submit the correct form for the grade level to which your child is applying. We prefer the use of the form below and not the form that is posted in the application portal.

 

  • Custody Decree (if applicable)
  • If the applicant has been tested or evaluated for any disability, English as a second language or medical condition we ask for additional information. If applicable, please provide a copy of IEP, 504 plan, Student Assistance Plan, Special Ed Child Study, Special Ed Eligibility Date from base public school and Special Ed Triennial.
  • If the applicant has ever been suspended, dismissed, expelled or not permitted to re-enroll in a school we will require additional information.
  • Parish Acknowledgement Form is not required for sibling applications as we already have this information on file.

How to submit an application

Applications and the $55 application fee are to be submitted through the application website.

Additional items should be uploaded, mailed or hand delivered to the front office.

Age Eligibility

Applicants must be age eligible for their rising grade in the upcoming school year to apply for enrollment.

-Pre-kindergarten: Children who are 4 years old and toilet trained by September 30 of the enrollment year

-Kindergarten: Children who are 5 years old by September 30 of the enrollment year

Acceptance Protocol

Available openings in all grades are offered in the order that follows. Applications will be placed in the appropriate category by the time and date on which they were received:

  • Siblings of returning students currently attending our kindergarten through eighth grade who are children of active parishioners of the Basilica of Saint Mary.
  • Siblings of returning students currently attending our kindergarten through eighth grade who are children from families registered at other Catholic parishes
  • Siblings of returning students currently attending our kindergarten through eighth grade who are children from non-Catholic families
  • Children of active parishioners of the Basilica of Saint Mary
  • Children from families registered at Catholic parishes without schools
  • Children from families registered at Catholic parishes with schools
  • Other Catholics
  • Children from non-Catholic families, if openings remain

Attendance in the Basilica School of Saint Mary pre-kindergarten program does not guarantee admission to kindergarten.

The Basilica School of Saint Mary admits students of any race, color, or national origin.