Admissions Policy and Procedures

St. Patrick’s enrolls students who will benefit from our educational offerings. Admission to St. Patrick is selective and is based on a completed application, a visit and interview, and school records and recommendations forms.

Contact us at admission@stpatrickca.org | 718.745.3759 | 718.833.0124

Age Requirements

  • Nursery- 3-years-old by December 31
  • Pre-K- 4-years-old by December 31
  • Kindergarten- 5-years-old by December 31

Application Steps

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1. Complete an online Admission Application or download an application. Send the completed application to:

St. Patrick Catholic Academy
401 97th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11209
fax to 718-238-6480; or email as a pdf to: Admission@stpatrickca.org

2. When we receive your application, we will contact you to arrange a visit and interview:
– If applying to Nursery, PreKindergarten or Kindergarten, child will attend a Play Session.
– If applying to Grades 1-8, child will attend a Buddy Day.
– All applicant’s parents will attend an interview with Principal Kathleen Curatolo

3. Send the Records Release Form and Recommendation Form to your child’s current school. The school will return the requested materials and forms directly to St. Patrick’s.

4. Financial aid is available for students in PreK-Grade 8 through Futures in Education. To apply for financial assistance, go to futuresineducation.org. The deadline for new families to apply is April 21, 2017.

5. Candidates who complete the application process will be notified of the school’s decision in late February. Applications received after that date will receive a decision once application materials are completed.

6. Upon acceptance to St. Patrick’s, we must receive the following to finalize enrollment:
– Signed Enrollment Contract accompanied by a non-refundable deposit of $100 per child.
New York City Health Forms completed by a physician. Please note that all immunizations must be up-to-date within 6 months of the start of attendance.
– Nursery, PreKindergarten, Kindergarten and Grade 1: Copy of Birth Certificate, Lifetime Immunization Record (yellow booklet), and Baptismal Certificate if applicable.
– Students must be potty trained to attend school.
– Grades 1-8: In addition to the above materials, copy of First Communion and/or Confirmation certificates if applicable; last report card; and any New York City and State standardized testing scores.