Admission and Registration Policies
The schools of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, Louisiana, admit students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at its schools. They do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of their educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
Additionally, in compliance with Title IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, no person in the schools of the Archdiocese shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity except permitted under said Title IX.
This policy applies to all schools which are under Catholic Archdiocesan auspices.
Registration will be on dates prescribed by the Office of Catholic Schools.
Order of Admission
(1) all students currently enrolled and their siblings; (2) St. Christopher Early Education Center students; (3) new Catholic students who are parishioners of St. Christopher; (4) new Catholic students who are parishioners of a parish which has no school and Catholic students who are parishioners of a parish that has no room in their school; (5) new Catholic students, who are parishioners of a parish with a school that has room, but decide to attend a school in another parish; and (6) registration for non-Catholic students.
Enrollment is limited to space availability. Kindergarten classes may be limited to 30 students, grades 1 through 7 may have a maximum of 35 students.
Children must be five years of age by September 30 to enter kindergarten and six years of age by September 30 to enter first grade.
Registration fee, certificates of birth and Baptism, and health record must be presented at the time of registration. Students transferring from another school must also present their latest report card, proof of residency in St. Christopher Parish only (driver's license) and a transfer form.
Registration takes place on dates prescribed by Office of Catholic Schools, and is confirmed when the first installment of tuition is paid. The registration fee is non-refundable unless St. Christopher School is not able to accept your child. In this case, we return your fee and records.