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St. Ambrose Catholic Church

822 W. Homer M. Adams Parkway
Godfrey, IL 62035


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Requirements for Admissions

How to apply

Fill this paperwork out and mail, bring, or fax to :

St Ambrose Catholic School
822 W. Homer M. Adams Parkway
Godfrey, IL 62035

Phone: 618-466-4216
Fax: 618-466-4575
Or stop by and see us!!!

Requirements for Admission

Documents required for admission include:

Students applying for admissions in Grades 1-8 must present a copy of the above listed documents. These will be reviewed to determine whether the program at St. Ambrose Catholic School will meet the educational needs of the students. An interview with the student, parents, and principal is part of the admission process. The principal then recommends admission to the pastor.

Forms for Admission

Dental Form (Students Entering Grades K, 2, and 6)

School Physical (Students Entering Grades Pre-K, K, 6)

Eye Exam (Students Entering K)

Medicine Form In accordance with Illinois Law, St. Ambrose staff members dispense medication only in a life-threatening situation (i.e. allergic bee sting, asthma, blood sugar disorders, etc.)

Testing in some academic areas may be held for a new incoming student in Grades 3-8.

All new students will be given a trial period to prove himself/herself both socially and academically. If during this trial period there are any issues, a student may be asked to withdraw his/her attendance at St. Ambrose Catholic School. Conditional admission may be recommended, if appropriate, and conditions may be suggested. For example, students who are not performing at grade level but whose parents request placement with chronological age classmates must provide a full-time aid at the parents’ expense.

Moreover, all financial responsibilities to previous parish schools must be satisfied before admission is considered at St. Ambrose Catholic School.

Ordinarily, St. Ambrose Catholic School does not accept transfers into or returning to St. Ambrose during the school year unless the transfer is due to a move into the area by a parish family.

Age Requirements

TO ENTER KINDERGARTEN AT ST. AMBROSE CATHOLIC SCHOOL, A CHILD’S AGE MUST COMPLY WITH ILLINOIS STATE REGULATION. At this time the regulation states that the child must be five years old by September 1 of the entry year to begin kindergarten. Children entering preschool must be three years old by September 1 of the entry year to enter the three-year old program and four years old by September 1 of the entry year to enter the four-year old program.  Children MUST BE FULLY POTTY TRAINED to enter preschool.

Birth Certificates

In accordance with Illinois State Law, any new student entering St. Ambrose Catholic School must bring a certified copy of his/her birth certificate to school so that a photocopy may be made and kept on file.

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