Admission Policies

In accordance with the policies of the Roman Catholic Church of Phoenix, St. John Vianney Catholic School admits Catholic and non-Catholic students of any race, color, or national or ethnic origin to all the rights and privileges, programs and activities made available to all students.

First priority for admission will be given to returning students. Priority is then given to siblings of returning students and then the registration process is opened to the general public.

Age Requirements

The Diocese of Phoenix requires that students must be five (5) years of age prior to September 1st to be eligible for admission to Kindergarten. First grade students are required to be six (6) years of age prior to September 1st to be eligible for admission.

Required Records

All students enrolling in school for the first time must present the following:

  • Official certificate of Birth and Baptism
  • Current record of Immunization and Health
  • Report card and standardized test scores
  • Completed Geselle assessment for Kindergarten and an entrance exam for grades 1-7 where applicable

Student Transfers/Withdrawals

Students previously enrolled in another school will be provided with a Request for Records form to be signed and then sent to their previous school.

A parent/guardian may withdraw a student at any time, however 30 day notice is required, failing to provide 30 days notice will result in the current month’s tuition being withdrawn. All books must be returned and financial obligations met upon withdrawal and before records will be sent. Please refer to Diocesan Regulation Number 5.02.

“Students will not be permitted to register at another Catholic school within the Diocese of Phoenix until financial obligations at the current or previous Catholic school within the Diocese have been met. Catholic schools may take other action until financial obligations have been met.”

Records are then mailed directly to the new school.