The admissions process begins in January/February for the following year and continues on a ‘rolling’ basis after that as spaces become available. Interested parties should contact the school office at 949-1130, ext. 110 for specific information about enrollment/availability.
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Registration Procedures and Forms
The following is the order in which Saint Philip School accepts student applications for Grades K-8:
- School Families
- Parishioners of Saint Philip Church*
- Non-Parishioners – Catholic
You begin registration in two ways:
For all new students:
At the time of application we will need:
- Copies of a student’s birth certificate
- Baptismal/First Communion certificates (if applicable)
- Current physical/immunization
- Teacher Recommendation Form (Grades 1-8)
- Parent Questionnaire Form
You can download the Teacher Recommendation and Parent Questionnaire forms here:
*Parishioner status is granted to those families registered in the parish for at least one year (since January 2017). The family must have a parish budget and must have contributed a minimum of $12.00 per week. Families contributing less than that amount ($624) will not be granted parishioner status for the 2018-20179school year.
With approximately 200 students from Pre-School through Grade 8, our current student body is primarily comprised of students from Smithfield, Johnston, Glocester, Scituate, North Smithfield, North Providence, Burrillville, Foster, Lincoln, Cumberland, and several other communities.
Most of the students are parishioners of Saint Philip Church and many belong to other Catholic parishes. Saint Philip School also accepts students from other faiths as well as those with no religious affiliation.
The application process includes:
- submitting an on-line application
- student visit and screening
- parent meeting with Administration
- teacher recommendation forms submitted
- parent questionnaire
Students are admitted to Saint Philip School at the discretion of the administration once all components of the application process have been completed. Saint Philip School does not discriminate against students on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin or handicapping conditions with regard to admission policies, educational policies, or any other school-administered programs.