How To Apply
Application & Entrance Exam
Applications for Admission to San Carlos School are completed online. A non-refundable application fee (includes testing appointment) of $100 will be required through FACTS Financial online in the application process.
Enrollment Age: Students applying for Kindergarten must be five (5) years old by September 1 of the year of entrance. Students entering Grade 1 must be six (6) years old by September 1 of the year of entrance. Transitional Kindergarten applicants must turn four (4) years and six (6) months old prior to the start of school.
Online Application: The Application will consist of general questions as well as a request for recommendations from previous teachers. Applications will not be considered until the online application is complete and all recommendations are submitted by requested teachers. Applicants at all grade levels will be asked to take an entrance exam administered by San Carlos School and families will be contacted to schedule a testing appointment once the application is complete.
Admission Testing: Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten students will take a Kindergarten skills exam. The Grades 1 through 8 exams evaluate math skills, vocabulary, oral reading, writing, and reading comprehension.
Admission Status: After the applicant's file is complete and the entrance exam is scored, families will be notified by mail of the school’s decision regarding acceptance. In acceptance of new students, preference is given to siblings of currently enrolled students and siblings and children of San Carlos School graduates.
Enrollment/Reenrollment Fee: Families will complete the San Carlos School Financial Agreement through FACTS with a $250 non-refundable Enrollment Fee to secure their child's place in the program. Immunization certificates will be required for all students entering school prior to attending. All students of San Carlos School will be required to present documentation of the following immunizations being current: Polio, DTP/DtaP, MMR, Varicella, and Hepatitis B series.
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 a direct bearing upon the pastoral activity of the Church.