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Application and Admission Process


Families interested in having their student attend San Carlos School must first complete the online application.  Applications are submitted through FACTS Management and reviewed once completed. 

*Note: Students applying for TK must be four (4) years old by April 1.  Students applying for Kindergarten must be five (5) years old by September 1.  Students entering 1st Grade must be six (6) years old by September 1.

Application Process through FACTS 

  • Completed Application Submitted through FACT portal
  • Application/Testing Fee (non-refundable)
  • Birth Certificate (uploaded or send in hard copy)
  • Baptismal Certificate for Catholic Students wanting to be included in Sacramental Preparation  (uploaded or send in hard copy)
  • Completed Teacher Referral Form (email sent to current teacher through FACTS)
  •  Grades 1-8 (uploaded or send in hard copies)
    • Copies of Report Cards (Last 2 years from Grades TK-8)
    • Copies of any Standardized Tests (Last 2 years from Grades 2-8)
  • Scheduled assessment with San Carlos staff once all application items are submitted.
    • TK and Kindergarten students will take a skills,  readiness, and socio-emotional assessment.
    • First through 8th Grade utilizes Renaissance Star tests to evaluate math and reading, teacher administered assessment in oral reading & writing.

After the applicant's file is complete and the assessment is scored, families will be notified by email of the school’s decision regarding acceptance.  

Once a student is accepted, families have two weeks to complete the San Carlos School Enrollment & Financial Agreement along with the Enrollment Fee in order to secure enrollment.

Non-Discrimination Policy

San Carlos School and the Diocese of Monterey admit students of any race, color, national and/or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to the students at the school. 

San Carlos School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and/or ethnic origin, age, or gender in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarships and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs. 

While San Carlos School does not discriminate against students with special needs, a full range of services may not be available. 

Likewise, San Carlos School does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of gender, age, disability, race, color, and national and/or ethnic origin. 

San Carlos School reserves the right to be the sole judge of merit, competence and qualifications, and can favor Catholic applicants and co-workers in all employment decisions, especially in those positions that have direct bearing upon the pastoral activity of the Church.