pre-k through grade 8

how to APPLY

All new students seeking admission to The Catholic Academy of Stamford are required to submit:


Step 1:

  • Online Application Form
  • Application Fee (per child)
  • Birth Certificate (original)
  • Baptismal Certificate (Catholic applicants only)
  • Report Cards & School Records including Standardized Test Results 


Step 2: Screening/Shadow day

  • Once your application is complete, our Admissions office will contact you to set up an appointment for the following:
  • Applicant student and parents interview (4th grade and above) with the Principal and school counselor
  • Mandatory Screening for any PK3-1st grade applicants
  • Mandatory Shadow/assessment day for 2nd-8th grade applicants
  • All applicants must pay a non-refundable screening fee


Step 3: Once Accepted

  • Registration Fee (per family)
  • Parish Affiliation
  • FACTS Tuition Payment Form
  • Health Assessment Records
  • Standardized Test Results


Also part of the admission process for students entering Grades 1-8 are:

  • An interview with the student (6-8 only) and the student’s parents. (1-8)
  • A classroom visit. (Grade 1 if requested by teacher conducting screening; required for students entering Grades 2-8)
  • Academic testing


For students seeking admission to Kindergarten the following is required:

  • Pre-Kindergarten Screening
  • Kindergarten Screening
  • Visit to the classroom if requested by the teacher conducting the screening


There are limited seats available in limited grades, apply today to ensure a spot for your child(ren). Questions? Please contact our Admissions Director at or (203)322-6505. 


The records for students applying for Admission in Grades PreK-8 will be reviewed to determine whether the program at The Catholic Academy of Stamford will meet the educational needs of the students. All new students will be conditionally accepted and given a trial period in which to prove himself/herself both socially and academically. If during this trial period there are any problems, a student may be asked to withdraw his/her attendance at The Catholic Academy of Stamford.


Nondiscriminatory Policy
The Catholic Academy of Stamford admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students of the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, or athletic and other school-administered programs.


As openings become available, the following priorities will be used to accept students to The Catholic Academy of Stamford:

1. Siblings of current students enrolled at The Catholic Academy of Stamford
2. Registered members of a Catholic parish in the Diocese of Bridgeport
3. Non-Catholic students whose parents accept the philosophy of The Catholic Academy of Stamford


The Catholic Academy does not have programs that address the needs of special education students.



Children entering Pre-Kindergarten Three must be three (3) years of age by January 1st. (Must be fully potty trained)
Children entering Pre-Kindergarten Four must be four (4) years of age by January 1st.
Children entering Kindergarten must be five (5) years of age by January 1st.