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Application for Admission (Updated January 2022)

Thank you for your interest in joining our St. Therese Family!

Before you begin your application, please note:

  • Children who wish to attend Preschool (P3) must be 3 years old prior to September 1 of a given school year.
  • Children who wish to attend PK (P4) must be 4 years old prior to September 1 of a given year.
  • Children who wish to attend Kindergarten must be 5 years old prior to September 1 of a given school year.

Please complete the application below, you will need digital copies of your child's birth certificate, a current certificate of immunizations status, academic records and test scores (Kindergarten-8th Grade ONLY), and you will need to download and share a Teacher Recommendation form (again, K-8 ONLY). To download these forms now, go to:

Kindergarten Recommendation:

1st-8th Grade Recommendation:

When these items are received and the $50 application fee is received, your application will be complete and we will contact you to schedule a shadow day. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SAVE AND RETURN TO YOUR APPLICATION - IT MUST BE COMPLETED IN ONE SITTING. 

The Shadow Day consists of a parent interview and a 1-hour student shadow experience with their perspective peer group.

Finally, we are at capacity for the 2021-22 school year in Preschool/Pre-K, Kindergarten, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 6th Grade, and 8th Grade. We will consider current year applicants for March enrollment at the start of our 3rd Trimester unless there are exceptional circumstances.

If you have questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at


Child Information

Identify your desired school year for enrollment.


City and State


Check all that apply (Categories from US Census Bureau)

You may list any/all specific ethnicities your child identifies with. Census Bureau only asks for "Hispanic" or Non-Hispanic, but we like to get to know our students and families more deeply than those generic categories.

In order to help us best serve our children and families, and meet the needs of all of our learners, please select all of the following that apply to your child's learning needs.

For example. IEP, Education Evaluations, ISP, etc.

Parent/Guardian Information



Parent/Guardian Questions

NOTE: We are a Catholic school and are Catholic Identity is front and center of all we do. We pride ourselves on being a diverse community who welcomes families of all faith traditions and view our religion diversity as an asset. We invite you to reflect on this to prepare to discuss it in our admissions interviews.

Teacher Recommendation (Kindergarten-8th Grade ONLY)

Kindergarten + 1st-8th Grade applications only. Please download the recommendation form and have your child's current or former teacher complete it. Forms can be downloaded here: Kindergarten Recommendation: AND 1st-8th Grade Recommendation:

Other Required Documents

Please upload the following documents.

The State of WA requires all students have a copy of their birth certificate on file.

The State of WA requires all students have a copy of their immunization certificate on file. Effective in January 2020, the Archdiocese of Seattle Catholic Schools do not admit students with religious/philosophical exemptions for required vaccinations by the state.

1st-8th Grade applications only - Previous 2 years of report cards (End of Year or most recent). These can be mailed in/dropped off to campus as well if needed.

1st-8th Grade applications only (NWEA MAP, Smarter Balanced, etc.). These can be mailed in or dropped off if needed.

To help us better welcome you to campus (and to share with future teacher(s)), you may include a student or family photo to help us recognize you when you visit.

Financial Aid

While we do not consider financial aid when making admissions decisions, we encourage applicants to apply for assistance along with their application if needed. To apply, create a profile and apply for aid via FACTS at: We also use this portal for tuition collection, so your account will come in handy should you choose to attend STCA later on. (NOTE: There is a fee - paid to FACTS, not STCA, for use of this program).

Application Fee

Please pay the non-refundable $50 application fee at and enter the confirmation number below.