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Admissions Guidelines

Our Mission: St. Rose School develops LEADERS. We recognize each person who enters our school as a unique gift from God, intent on learning.  As a community of faith, we grow spiritually, academically, socially, and physically, prepared to live as Disciples of Jesus.  Together, we promote Gospel Values and strive to bring the Catholic Faith to Life.

St. Rose School Open House - Sunday, January 28:  St. Rose School Open House and Book Fair (10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon). Following the 9am Mass, please join us for hospitality in the Parish Hall. Tours of St. Rose will be available along with activities in each classroom. This is a wonderful occasion for all to meet teachers, staff and current families!

If you are unable to attend please call our school office to schedule a tour!

TK and Kinder… Welcome, little ones, to St. Rose School:

  • Transitional Kindergarten (TK) applicants:  must turn 4 years old before September 1, 2018.
  • Kindergarten applicants:  must be 5 years old by September 1, 2018.

 St. Rose School admits students whose abilities and any previous general record in academics and conduct indicate the probability of success at St. Rose. Applications must be accompanied by the supporting documentation.  Applications will be processed according to the priority groups outlined in the admissions guidelines in our SRS Parent/Student Handbook and on a first-come-first-served basis.

There is no application fee. St. Rose School begins accepting applications for each priority group on the following dates:

 Are you Interested in applying to St. Rose School for the 2018-2019 school year?  If so, here are some important dates to remember for the application process: 

  • January 17, 2018 –  Applications are available online, SchoolSpeak
  • January 31, 2018 - TK and Kindergarten applications due
  • February 2018 – New applicant tours, interview and shadow dates*, please call to schedule 
  • February 22-23, 2018 - Kindergarten assessments (will be contacted to schedule)
  • March 12-14, 2018 - New Family Registration Meetings (receive all registration information)
  • March 16, 2018 - Online registration available to finalize enrollment
  • March 27, 2018 - Registration packets due 
  • April 17, 2018 –  New Family Orientation Night    
  • May 1, 2018 - Parent Club service points sign-up

If you would like more information about St. Rose School, please inquire directly through the school office by contacting our registrar, Mrs. Carrie Canalas 916-782-1161 ext. 101 or ccanalas@strose.org We welcome you to our St. Rose School Community…

*Interviews and Shadow Days:  Students in grades 1-8, applying to transfer into St. Rose School and their families interview with the principal.  All applications and supporting documentation must be submitted in advance of the interview.  Students are invited to visit the school in with the class of students they will be joining for a Shadow (morning) at which time the student will be assessed in English/Language Arts and Math. This all provides the school with additional information regarding potential student learning needs.

Nondiscrimination:  St. Rose School in the Diocese of Sacramento, mindful of our primary mission to witness to the love of Christ for all, admits students of any race, color, and national and/or ethnic origin to the rights, privileges, programs, and activities, generally accorded or made available to students at our school. St. Rose School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and/or ethnic origin, age, gender, or disability in the administration of education policies, tuition aide or available scholarship programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.

Thank you for your interest in St. Rose School