Preschool & Kindergarten Registration

PRESCHOOL 2020-2021 REGISTRATION

Families interested in the Gesu Preschool program for September 2020 will find the following information helpful in planning.

Parent Information Meeting
Please join us Thursday, January 23 at 7:00 pm in the school music room. We will have an overview of our program, a look into our classrooms, and registration packets will be available at that time.

Available Programs
Three-Year-Old-Program 
(Child must be 3 years of age on or before September 30 and must have independent bathroom skills. No pull ups or diapers allowed.) 
   • 2-Day Class: Meets Monday and Tuesday mornings from 8:20-11:00 am 
   • 3-Day Class: Meets Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings from 8:20-11:00 am 
   • 4-Day Afternoon Class: Meets Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from 12:00 - 2:40 pm 

Four-Year-Old Program

(Child must be 4 years of age on or before September 30.) 
   • 4-Day Morning Class: Meets Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 8:20-11:00 am. 
   • 5-Day Morning Class: Meets Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings from 8:20-11:00 am. 
   • 5-Day Afternoon Class: Meets Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons from 12:00-2:40 pm. 

Pre-Kindergarten Program
(Child must be 5 years of age on or before December 30.) 
   • The class will meet Monday through Friday from 8:20 am - 1:00 pm.

Documentations
The following documentation must be submitted at the time of registration: 
   • The child's Birth Certificate 
   • Baptismal Certificate (if baptized at Gesu please put the baptismal date on the Parish Verification Sheet) 
   • Current copy of the child's Immunization records 
   • Legal custody information (if applicable) 
   • A recent photograph of the child 
   • Registration fee: $125 check made out to Gesu Preschool (Nonrefundable if accepted) 
   • Registration will be considered complete when parish registration, if applicable, has been verified and the school office has received all of the required documentation.

Admission Priorities
Students will be considered for admission to Gesu Preschool on the basis of the following priorities: 
1. Students of families currently enrolled in Gesu School. 
2. Families currently registered in Gesu Parish. 
3. Families not registered within Gesu Parish. 
 
For questions, please contact Preschool Director, Debbie Lautenbach, at (216) 932-0620 ext. 304. 


KINDERGARTEN 2020-2021 REGISTRATION

Families interested in the Gesu Kindergarten for September 2020 will find the following information helpful in planning. Gesu School will have three All-Day Kindergarten classes that meet daily from 8:00 am - 2:40 pm.

Parent Information Meeting 
A parent information meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 in the Music Room at 7:00 pm. This meeting is optional and is intended for families new to Gesu School, or families who have not recently had a Kindergarten student, to become familiar with the Gesu program.

Registration

   • Gesu families who currently have other children attending Gesu School in grades K-8 may call or come to the admissions office beginning on  January 7 for a registration packet. Packets will be given to you or may be sent home with a sibling. All forms and documentation must be returned to Gesu School by FRIDAY, JANUARY 17.
 
  • Gesu parishioners new to Gesu School may
pick up a registration packet for Kindergarten 2020 at the Parent Information Meeting on Tuesday, January 14 or in the admissions office beginning on Wednesday, January 15. Packets must be returned to the 
admissions office no later than WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29.
 
  • Catholic families not registered at Gesu and non-
Catholic families may obtain a registration packet for Kindergarten 2020 at the Parent Information Night on Tuesday, January 14 or obtain one from the admissions office after January 14. Packets must be returned to the admissions office no later than WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29.

Documentation
The following documentation must be submitted at the time of registration:

   • The child's Birth Certificate (the child must be five years of age by September 30)
   •  Baptismal Certificate, if applicable. (If baptized at Gesu, please provide the date.)
   • Immunization Records
   • Legal Custody information (if applicable)
   • A recent photograph of the child
   • Registration Fee: $125 (non-refundable if accepted)

Registration will be considered complete when parish registration, if applicable, has been
verified and the admissions office has received all of the required documentation.

Admission Priorities
Students will be considered for admission to Gesu School Kindergarten on the basis of the following priorities:
1. Gesu School Families: families who have children enrolled in Gesu School in grades K-8 and return the registration paperwork  by January 17th.

2. Parishioners: i.e., children of families who are registered in, attend and contribute to Gesu Parish. (If there are more parishioner applications than places available, priority will be determined by the date of parish registration.)


3. Catholic families from parishes without an elementary school.


4. Catholic families from parishes with an elementary school with the specific, written permission of the pastor.


5. Non-Catholic families.

For questions, please contact Admissions Director, Judi Herbert, at (216) 932-0620.