Our Lady of Peace Catholic School is building a foundation for life in its students through excellent academics, faith, service, leadership and community. Our small class sizes allow teachers to know each child and personalize their learning. We provide a learning space where each child can develop the gifts and talents given to them by God.
All prospective kindergarten students for the
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We will connect you virtually with our Kindergarten staff if you are interested in a shadow day during the remainder of the 2022-23 school year.
We know that entering a new school can be both exciting and stressful. We would like to help new families to Our Lady of Peace School through this transition and into the year ahead.
The Ambassador Family Program pairs up families with children entering Our Lady of Peace k-8 School for the first time with existing (ambassador) families. The ambassador family has one or more children currently in OLP and will be available to answer questions to help the families along their journey.
The “Ambassador Family”
Additionally, the new families receive a letter over the summer describing some of the school activities and some helpful ideas about entering Our Lady of Peace School.
ADMISSIONS & ENROLLMENT
New families, please contact Cathy Bergen in the school office to begin the admissions and enrollment process for the 2022-23 school year.
Enrollment for Preschool-8 will open soon for the 2023-24 school year.
Our Lady of Peace requires that children must be three years of age and toilet trained by September 1st to enroll in preschool. A birth certificate, Baptismal certificate (if baptized), health care summary and immunization records must be presented to the school prior to enrolling.
State Age Requirements
Minnesota State Law requires that children must be five years of age by September 1st to enroll in kindergarten. A birth certificate and Baptismal certificate (if baptized) must be presented to the school prior to enrolling.
All kindergartners enrolling in Our Lady of Peace for the first time must complete Early Childhood Screening. Immunization Records and Health Records are needed before your child may attend school. Minnesota law requires that schools enforce the immunization law. It is free and includes an immunization review, developmental screening, vision and hearing screening and review of your child's health history. It is done by Minneapolis Public School nurses and can be scheduled by calling
All New Students
Immunization Records and Health Records are needed before your child may attend school. Minnesota law requires that schools enforce the immunization law. First grade through eighth-grade transfer students will also need to complete a record request from your previous school.
Our Lady of Peace Catholic School Ministry admits students of any sex, race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities made available to students in the school ministry. It does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies and athletic or other school-administered programs.
Enrollment is now open for the
New Families (Preschool, Kindergarten, and Grades 1-8)
Thank you for making the decision to apply to Our Lady of Peace School.
Follow the steps below to complete your registration:
Financial aid is available for Early Learning Families. Students must be enrolled in the full-day program.
Financial Aid is available for preschool through eighth grade for students attending school from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.
How to Apply Online
Financial Aid is available for families with children in Preschool – Eighth Grade. To apply for financial aid, please complete the financial aid application through TADS Financial Aid Center. Once you have applied through TADS, there is a link on your homepage to apply for financial aid.
In addition to our financial aid, the Aim Higher Foundation and CSAF offer scholarships for Catholic School students. The deadline to apply for the Aim Higher scholarship is February 20, 2021. Families should indicate interest in this scholarship at the end of the TADs financial aid process. We encourage all families to apply for financial assistance.
All financial aid applications must be submitted by February 20. You will be notified of your award by April 1.
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