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How to Apply

Applications are open for the 2024-2025 school year. 

Space is limited in some grades.

PreK3, 7th, and 8th grades are currently accepting applications for waitlist only. 

Admissions Application Requirements, grades 1 – 8

Please complete the Admissions Application online and submit the following forms through our online enrollment system, SchoolAdmin

 

1.  Complete an application online, with $50 non-refundable application fee; paid online at the time of application submission (per child).

2.  Submit your child’s most recent report card.

3.  The prior year final report card. 

3.  Submit standardized test scores (grades 3- 8).

4.  Teacher recommendation (send the request directly in the application portal).

5.  Submit any IEP or 504 paperwork, if applicable.

6. Optional:  If applicable, submit a copy of child’s Baptismal Certificate and Parish Verification Form (completed and signed from your home Parish) should be uploaded in order to receive the Active Catholic tuition rate. Students applying to the Immaculate Heart of Mary School who were baptized Catholic before February 1, 2023 will be given the Catholic rate once their Baptismal certificate and Parish Verification forms are received by the school. Families who are considering having their children baptized should contact the parish office and may be given the Active Catholic tuition rate the following school year.

7. Placement test, administered at IHM. Once all items are complete our admissions team will be in touch to schedule your child’s placement test (required).

8. Shadow Day or meet the Principal (optional for grades 4 – 5, required for middle school).

Please note that your application will not be processed until all required documents are uploaded into School Admin portal. Please review your Admissions checklist in the School Admin portal to make sure all items are submitted.

Preschool (PreK-3 and PreK-4) Application Requirements 

  1. Admissions application
  2. A copy of your child’s birth certificate
  3. Request a recommendation from a current teacher/daycare (if applicable)
  4. Optional: a copy of your child’s Baptismal certificate and Parish Verification form (to obtain the Catholic Tuition Rate) 

Kindergarten Application Requirements 

  1. Admissions application
  2. A copy of your child’s birth certificate
  3. Request a recommendation from a current teacher/daycare (if applicable)
  4. Any IEP/504 paperwork, if applicable.
  5. Optional: a copy of your child’s Baptismal certificate and Parish Verification form (to obtain the Catholic Tuition Rate) 
  6. Attend Kindergarten screening

Kindergarten Screening

Enrolled Kindergarten students will be assessed May 8 and May 15, 2024.

Age Requirements for Preschool & Kindergarten

2024-2025 School Year

PreK 3 – Students must be 3 before September 1, 2024

PreK 4 – Students must be 4 before September 1, 2024

Kindergarten – Students must be 5 before September 1, 2024

Admissions Timeline

October 2023 – Begin accepting applications for 24-25

November 27, 2023 – Re-enrollment for current and new Early Elementary (PreK & K) families begins

December 15, 2023 – Applications due for early decisions

January 5, 2024 – Early decision emails are sent

January 19, 2024 – New Family Registration for the 24-25 school year begins

Rolling admissions continue thereafter

 

Ready to explore Immaculate Heart of Mary?

Immaculate Heart of Mary School is located in Towson, Maryland. It is a private Catholic School for students in grades PreK through 8th grade. If you are interested in learning more about the admissions process for the upcoming school year we encourage you to contact us today!