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Admissions Process

New student registration for the following school year begins in early February. 
 
>Please complete our Online Application 
 
For Preschool Tiny Tots and Pre-K:
 
Applications will not be considered until all forms have been submitted. Enrollment acceptance is determined upon review of the application. Priority consideration is given to current Red Hill Lutheran Church and School families, current student siblings, and alumni of Red Hill Lutheran School. Depending on class size and enrollment demand for the grade level, there may be a time limit for paperwork.
 
To complete the Preschool application process there are four steps:
  • Take a tour
  • Arrange a time for a brief meeting with you and your child.
  • Complete the checklist items below, including submission of all supplemental forms.
    • Submit completed Online Application and non-refundable $25 application fee
    • Submit the following by uploading in application or providing directly to the school:
      • Licensing Forms
      • Copy of Child’s Birth Certificate
      • Copy of Child’s Immunization Record
      • Proof of Residency (Copy of the Utility Bill)
      • Allergy Action Plan
        To be completed and turned in only if student has an allergy that may require treatment. Doctor’s signature is required on form. Note: Medical packets must be completed by your doctor’s office for students who have Epi-Pens or inhalers/nebulizers. Please request these forms from our school office.
  • Review the following:

 

After your application is submitted, you will be able to track your admissions status, monitor when the school receives any applicable supplemental forms and, if necessary, reprint the forms and completed application. After receiving acceptance notification, you will be provided information necessary to pay the non-refundable, non-transferable registration fee to secure your child's spot.

 
Waiting List
There is a maximum number of students in each classroom as determined by state licensure requirements pertaining to classroom size and student-teacher ratio. The maximum ratio is twelve students to one teacher. A Waiting List will be created for registered applicants beyond the maximum. Students with currently enrolled siblings at Red Hill Lutheran School and Red Hill Lutheran Church members automatically move to the top of the Waiting List. The Registration Fee for applicants on the Waiting List will not be processed until parents have been notified that their child has been placed on the current enrollment list.
 
For Kindergarten through Grade 8:
 
Only complete applications submitted with all the required documents will be considered.
Enrollment acceptance will be determined upon review of the application, references, and Entrance Evaluation results. Priority registration will be given to current Red Hill Lutheran Church and School families, current student siblings, and Red Hill Lutheran School alumni.
 
To complete the RHLS Kindergarten – 8th Grade application process there are four steps:   
  • Take a tour
  • Complete the checklist items below, including submission of all supplemental forms.
    • Submit completed Online Application and non-refundable $25 application fee.
    • Submit the following by uploading in application or providing directly to the school:
      • Copy of Recent Report Card (Grades 1 – 8)
      • Copy of Standardized Test Results (Grades 3 – 8)
      • Copy of Child's Birth Certificate
      • Copy of Immunization Record:
        • Kindergarten Note - Report of Health Examination for School Entry (required by 8/1/19)
        • 7th Grade Note - Proof of TDap booster (required by 8/1/19)
      • Proof of Residency (Copy of Utility Bill)
      • Allergy Action Plan:
To be completed and turned in only if student has an allergy that may require treatment. Doctor’s signature is required on form. Note: Medical packets must be completed by your doctor’s office for students who have Epi-Pens or inhalers/nebulizers. Please request these forms from our school office.
  • Review the following:
  • Upon receipt of all registration paperwork, all students need to be assessed to determine appropriate class placement.
    • 2nd - 8th Grade students will be scheduled with RHLS staff for an entrance evaluation.
    • Kindergarten - 1st Grade families will need to contact Chancy & Bruce Education Resources to schedule an appointment for their child and provide $50 assessment fee (714-841-1257). Enter: 3#

 

After your application is submitted, you will be able to track your admissions status, monitor when the school receives any applicable supplemental forms and, if necessary, reprint the forms and completed application. After receiving acceptance notification, you will be provided information necessary to pay the non-refundable, non-transferable registration fee to secure your child's spot.

  
Waiting List
A Waiting List will be created for registered applicants beyond the maximum (Refer to “Class Size” listed below). Students with currently enrolled siblings at Red Hill Lutheran School and members of Red Hill Lutheran Church automatically move to the top of the Waiting List. The Registration Fee for applicants on the Waiting List will not be processed until the parent has been notified that his/her child has been placed on the current enrollment list.

Class Size
The number of students per classroom is as follows:
Kindergarten – Grade 1: 20-22 Students
Grades 2-5:
22-24 Students
Grades 6-8: no more than 26 students
 
>Please complete our Online Application