Registration begins with the St. Joseph School Open House during Catholic Schools Week at the end of January. Registration continues to be accepted until the classrooms are full.
The order of consideration for admission of students is as follows:
- Children of parishioners and siblings of those currently enrolled
- Children of non-parishioners whose parish does not have a Catholic school
- Transfer students from other Catholic schools
- Transfer students from public schools
Kindergarten students MUST be 5 years old by September 1 of the year that they start school. Preschool students should be 3 years old by September 1 for Pre-K3; and 4 years old by September 1 for Pre-K4.
At registration, please provide a copy of the student’s county birth certificate, and your child’s St. Joseph Parish baptismal date (if your child was baptized elsewhere, please provide a copy of the baptismal certificate).
Physicals & Dental
All students entering Kindergarten must turn in a signed, current physical, as well as an Illinois Department of Public Health dental form and eye exam form, by July 15. Please make copies for your records.
Schools operating under the auspices of the Diocese of Joliet admit students of any race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally available to students at the schools. The names of elementary and secondary schools can be found in the Official Catholic Directory, published annually.