General Admission Information

Admission to St. Joseph School is based on the following criteria:

  • Space is available in the grade(s) for which students are registering
  • Parents are registered in the parish
  • Non-parishioners (K-8): Parents have the permission of the pastors of St. Joseph and the parish to which they belong.
  • Non-Catholics: Parents agree to permit their child to study the religion and participate in liturgical and para-liturgical functions, as prescribed by the school.


RETURNING STUDENT REGISTRATION

Update and/or Add Student and Family Information for 2020-2021

  • A Snap Code is required for each returning child. Snap codes were sent home with students this past spring.
  • Create a new PowerSchool Registration account for your family (unless already completed for Pius X registration).


NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION (KINDERGARTEN AND UP)

Add Student and Family Information for 2020-2021

  • New students do not need a Snap Code.
  • Create a new PowerSchool Registration account for your family (unless already completed for Pius X registration).



Preschool Registration

Registration for the current year can take place at any time, provided there is an opening in preschool. Registration for the following year begins in the second semester of the current school year. Priority is given as follows:

1) Current preschoolers
2) Siblings of students
3) Parish members
4) Non-parish members

In addition to the Preschool Registration Form, parents must also provide the Preschool Immunization Form. Preschool fees are as follows:

2020-2021 Prices
Registration $30.00 (non-refundable)
Two days/wk (must be 3 by July 31) $110.00/month
Three days/wk (must be 4 by July 31) $140.00/month
Five days/wk (1 yr of preschool/teacher recommendation) $250.00/month



Kindergarten Registration

According to Nebraska law,

  • to be admitted to kindergarten, the child must be five years of age on or before July 31;
  • if a child turns five after July 31 and before/on October 15, the parents may request to have their child screened for readiness for kindergarten;
  • children turning six years of age on or before January 1 of a school year must be enrolled for kindergarten in that school year.


Registration for new kindergarten students takes place at Kindergarten Preview in mid February, when prospective Kindergarten parents visit the classroom, meet the teachers, etc. Priority is given as follows: current preschoolers, siblings of current students, parishioners, non-parish members. Admission to kindergarten may be accomplished at other times by registering in person or calling to have the registration forms mailed. The following information is necessary for the student's file:

  • Create a new PowerSchool Registration account for your family (unless already completed for Pius X registration) under the "NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION" section. No Snap Code is required.
  • Baptismal Certificate
  • Official State Birth Certificate
  • Physical Examination Form
  • Immunization Record from the doctor
  • Dental Examination Card



Grades One through Eight Registration

Admission for new students may take place at any time by registering in person or calling to have the registration forms mailed. The following information is necessary for the student's file:

  • Families with returning students will need to create a new PowerSchool Registration account (unless already completed for Pius X registration) under the "RETURNING STUDENT REGISTRATION" section. A Snap Code is required for this. Please contact the School Office at 402-489-0341 if you need your code.
  • Baptismal Certificate
  • Official State Birth Certificate
  • Information Release Form
  • Physical Examination Form (K, Grade 7, and if moving in from another state)
  • Immunization Record from the doctor



Tuition (Grades One through Eight)

Registered in parish See “Tuition and Fees” under Forms
Non-parishioner or non-Catholic $5,500 per child