Admission Process

Application
 
The following are required for application:
 
  • Completed application
  • Copy of Baptismal certificate
  • Copy of First Communion certificate, if applicable
  • Most recent report cards or progress report
  • Copy of previous test scores (where applicable)
  • Verification of required immunizations
  • Testing fee (if required)
  • Family photo
 
Admission: The principal and pastor decide all student admissions. Verification of report cards, above average effort and behavior grades from the previous school, and acceptance of AMS philosophy and rules, a student will be admitted to fill vacancies as follows:
 
  • Students whose families are registered, active participants of American Martyrs Parish and who attend Mass at American Martyrs as verified by the use of the church envelopes for which $30 minimum contribution is expected on a weekly basis.
  • As space is available, student applicants whose current parish of residence and participation is American Martyrs and who previously attended another Catholic school will be admitted.
  • As space is available, student applicants whose current parish of residence and participation is American Martyrs and who previously attended a public school or non-Catholic private school will be admitted.
  • As space is available, student applicants who participate in a Catholic parish other than American Martyrs Parish will be admitted.
    If space is available, any other student applicants will be considered.
 
Requirements:
A) Parent Requirements:
          1) Family support of the religious instruction by regular and active participation in
          parish Sunday Mass.
          2) Active participation in parish activities.
          3) Financial support of the church by regular envelope use. (The parish subsidizes the
          school from these contributions.)
          4) Parental support of the school and its policies.
          5) Required participation in the American Martyrs Parent Association (AMPA) service
          program as outlined in the parent service agreement.
          6) Financial support of school by payment of fees and tuition and purchase of scrip.
    
B) Student Requirements:
          1) All students: Evidence of a good Christian attitude and conformity of the school
          discipline policy; satisfactory completion of placement tests.
          2) All new students are admitted on probationary status for one year. Their progress is
          monitored and reviewed at the end of each trimester for continued attendance.