Applying to Annunciation

New Student Admission

Annunciation accepts new students to grades K-8 for the upcoming school year during priority and open  admissions periods. Priority Kindergarten admission begins in the fall, while priority admissions for grades 1-8 begins mid - January, followed by open admissions to the public in early February.

In addition to completing the online student application and online payment of the application fee of $200 (plus processing fee of 3.75%), the student's birth certificate and immunization records must be submitted. Students entering Annunciation in grades 1 - 8 must also submit current transcripts for evaluation. 


Transfer Student Admission
Annunciation offers mid-year admission to transfer students who meet the necessary requirements. A completed student admission application with the $200 per student application fee and birth certificate must be received for consideration. Teacher recommendations and academic records must be submitted and placement testing may be required. Up to date immunization records must be received before student may start class. Students applying to Annunciation are encouraged to shadow for a day in their prospective class. 

Returning Students
Parents of returning students will have an Opt Out period to notify the school if they will not be returning for the next school year.  After which they will be billed the re-enrollment fee of $100 per student to their Smart Tuition account in their March billing. Returning families will be notified when they must complete the online enrollment forms in RenWeb. 

Important
  Application Dates for the 2019-2020 School Year 

2019-2020 Online Application for Kindergarten
  1. Priority Kindergarten admissions for current Annunciation families begins November 19 - December 2, 2018. 
  2. Priority Kindergarten admiissions for current active parishioners of St. Gabriel's, St. Rose and Our Ladyof Joy begins Dember 3, 2018. 
  3. Priority Admissions for new students entering grades 1 - 8 begins January 14 - February1, 2019.


Returning Student Admission - Opt Out for current students who will not be returning for the next school year runs from January 14 - February 1, 2019. All students who have not opted out, will be billed the enrollment fee of $100 per student on the March billing of their Smart Tuition account. 

Open Enrollment for grades K – 8 begins February 4, 2019.

Priority Enrollment:
1. Current Students
2. Siblings of current students
3. Active registered families of St. Gabriel’s, Our Lady of Joy and St. Rose parishes. (completed Active Parishioner Verification form required)

 Open Enrollment:
1. Active, registered Catholic families at parishes within the Diocese of Phoenix.
2. Non-Catholic families.

* Admission to a Catholic school is contingent upon having met all financial obligations at your previous school. 

Important: Acceptance of enrollment applications for returning students is contingent upon current year tuition balance being paid to date. 

Active Catholic Tuition Rate

All families who are registered, active parishioners of the Catholic Church are eligible for the Active Catholic Tuition rate.  Active parishioner status is determined by the pastor of each parish and usually includes, but is not limited to, weekly attendance at Mass, tithing, and participation/volunteerism in parish events.  Please contact your parish office with any questions.  If you are member of a Catholic parish other than St. Gabriel’s, be sure to have your church complete the Verification of Active Parishioner Form.  Only one form per family required. 
(Note: St. Gabriel's parishioners are not required to complete the Active Parishioner form.  Your status will be verified directly with the church office by the Annunciation School office.) Please be sure to indicate your parish status on your student(s) application each year.