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LOCATION

12320 Paramount Blvd

Downey, CA  90242

Developed for Saint Raymond Catholic School in Downey, CA | © 2017-2019

ADMISSIONS

Dear Prospective Parents and Students,


We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the St. Raymond School website. Hopefully you will take this opportunity to explore our website and see for yourself all we have to offer for both you and your sons and daughters. Our devoted faculty and staff are committed to providing your child with a superior education in a traditional Catholic environment.

You are invited to call and arrange a private tour and meeting. This will afford you the opportunity to witness first hand the excitement and enthusiasm of both our students and teachers. Families are encouraged to visit our campus and tour the school. Please also feel invited to attend our scheduled Open House during Catholic Schools' Week for an opportunity to meet the faculty, our current students and their families to learn more about the curricular and co-curricular programs.  We thank you for your interest in St. Raymond School and welcome you to the community!

​​Please read over all pertinent information and make note of due dates as follows:

Key Dates

Re-Registration (Returning Families)

February 8th, 2019​

Student Fee​ (Both Incoming and Returning Students)

May 10th, 2019​

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Registration Fee Due for Incoming Students

February 2019

Forms for Re-Registration & New Applicants will be in the Front Office.

ENROLLMENT PROCESS

Please see below for important steps to the application process

Please note that New Student Registration is on-going, Monday-Thursday from 8 AM to 3 PM and Friday from 8 AM to 2 PM.  All appointments for entrance testing are provided when applications are returned (Kindergarten testing will be scheduled individually upon application completion)

Information Session Date: TBA

APPLICATION

An application must be completed for each child seeking enrollment, which can be found in our 'Forms' section of the site or obtained at the Front Office

There is a $40 non-refundable application fee per child (includes testing)

Application forms must be completely filled out and signed by parents

Incomplete applications and missing documents will delay your interview with the principal

Transitional Kindergartners must be 4 years of age on or before the September 1st of the current school year

Kindergartners must be 5 years of age on or before the September 1st of the current school year

To be admitted to the 1st grade, a child must be at least six (6) years of age on or before September 1st of the current school year

DOCUMENTATION

The following documents are required (originals only; no copies)

Birth Certificate & Social Security Number


Baptismal Certificate (if applicable)

Communion Certificate (if applicable)

Immunization Record (immunizations must be updated before the student can enter school)

Copy of latest report card, progress report, or letter from the pre-school teacher

Evaluation Form completed by last school attended (must be returned at least 3 days before the interview)

Parish Registration envelope number if you are a registered parishioner at St. Raymond Church

TESTING

Each child must take a placement test for the class they are entering

Your child will be scheduled for testing when the completed application is received by the school office
Testing will be done after school, depending on the teacher's schedule

APPOINTMENT

After testing, an appointment may be scheduled

This will usually be for you to meet with the Principal after the testing is completed, discuss the results of the examination and move forward with the finalization of the application process

Tours can be scheduled with the school receptionist and are conducted by the Principal.  Call us today to find out more about our admissions process.
Please visit the 'Forms' section of our site or visit us in the Front Office to obtain a hard copy of the application.