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Admissions Overview

Personal Tours

Parents and prospective students are always welcome to visit SMA. Please contact the school to make arrangements for a personal tour. For information by mail, please complete this online inquiry card.

Open Houses

St. Mary of the Annunciation holds open houses in January, November and March of each year.

This year's open houses are November 13, 2014, January 27, 2015 and March 10th.

Personal Tours may also be scheduled.

Shadow Program

Our shadow program allows prospective students the opportunity to spend a day visiting our school as they "shadow" a student from class to class. To schedule an appointment, contact Genevieve Fiorente in the Admissions Office.

Admissions Priorities

Students are admitted to St. Mary of the Annunciation School according to the following priorities:

  • Siblings of students already in the school
  • Parishioners registered in St. Mary or St. Richard parishes
  • Children of alumni
  • Catholic over non-Catholic applicants

Requirements for Admission/Registration

All students must be of the required age and capable of the following academic programs offered by St. Mary of the Annunciation School.

  • Children must be three or four years of age by September 1 to be eligible for the Pre-K programs.
  • Children must be five years of age by September 1 to be eligible for Kindergarten. All children will be screened to assess developmental readiness.
  • Immunization data on the child's health record must be up to date and submitted.
  • Children applying for grades other than the Pre-K and Kindergarten programs must have successfully completed the previous grade.
  • The admission process requires a completed application, a $100 nonrefundable application fee, a copy of the most recent report card, report cards or progress reports from the previous two years (if applicable), and standardized testing results from the previous two years (if applicable).
  • A math placement test will be administered to all students entering in grades 4 through 8.
  • Parents or guardians must be supportive of the school's philosophy and cooperate with administration and staff in matters pertaining to school regulations.
  • Financial responsibilities must be met according to contractual timelines.
  • Students must be willing to cooperate with school regulations and to conduct themselves in a manner befitting a positive and productive learning environment.
  • If a child has been tested and has an I.E.P. or a 504, the parent or guardian must present that plan at the time of request for admission to the school.
  • In the case of a transfer from another school, parents and students should meet with the Principal.

Thank you for your interest in St. Mary of the Annunciation School!

Genevieve Fiorente, Director of Admissions

978.774.0307 ext. 303

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