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Admissions Process

Admission Process

Welcome to Notre Dame Elementary School! Please contact our Admissions Office to schedule a personal tour. We look forward to prospective families contacting us and scheduling a tour to learn more about our school and the current admissions process. Please contact Mrs. Josephine Ambrose, Director of Admissions for information at 440.279.1129.

Registration for the 2020-21 school year is currently in process and will be ongoing.

We invite those considering NDES to:

  • Complete an Application for Admission (preschool- grade 8) - required
  • Tour NDES (Please call to schedule a tour)
  • Shadow an NDES Student (Student shadows are postponed until further notice)
  • Complete registration materials 
    Registration email will be sent upon acceptance

Acceptance Criteria

Criteria for Transfer Students
  • Shadow an NDES Student
  • Take an Assessment Test (Grades 3-8)
  • Submit copies of report card and test scores.

Criteria for Kindergarten Students

  • 5 years of age on or before September 30 of attending school year
  • Submit immunization forms
  • Attend Kindergarten Screening

Criteria for Preschool Students
  • 3 years of age by September 30 of attending school year
  • Toilet-trained prior to acceptance
  • Submit immunization forms

Acceptance Priority

  • Completion of Application for Admission
  • Students with a sibling(s) at NDES and NDCL
  • Students attending Notre Dame Elementary Preschool
  • Students from parishes without an elementary school
  • Students from parishes with an elementary school
  • Other faith traditions