Admissions

Welcome to St. Mary on the Hill Catholic School, the parish school and largest ministry of St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church. Students who desire an educational experience founded on the Catholic philosophy of education and fulfill age, academic, and behavior requirements are eligible for admission to St. Mary on the Hill Catholic School.

Requirements for Completing the Application Process

  • New Student Application Form and Fee
    Please complete and submit the online new student application form and feeKindergarten students must be five years old on or before September 1, 2019, for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • The non-refundable application fee is $75 per child. This fee, due at the time of application, does not guarantee acceptance.
  • Documents
    We require a copy of the student’s birth certificate when the application is submitted. The Georgia Department of Public Health Form 3231 Certificate of Immunization and Form 3300 Certificate of Vision, Hearing, Dental, and Nutrition Screening are required within 30 school days from the first day of school. 
  • Readiness Assessment/Placement Testing
  • Incoming kindergarten and first grade students will be given an assessment to evaluate their academic readiness. This will allow our team to determine acceptance and/or correct grade placement.
  • Placement testing is not required for incoming students entering grades 2-8 who are coming from a traditional school environment. Placement testing for nontraditional students (e.g. homeschool students) may be required before acceptance is complete and will be scheduled as needed.
  • We require a copy of the student's most recent report card and standardized test scores, if applicable, at the time the application is submitted. Documents may be uploaded with the application or sent by fax, e-mail, or mail. Documents can also be brought to the school. Acceptance will be based on all information provided plus discussions with administration, teachers, and/or guidance counselors from the student's current school, if needed. If placement testing is deemed necessary, we will schedule it at that time. 

Requirements for Completing the Enrollment Process

  • Upon acceptance, parents will be provided information to complete the enrollment process. The process includes an annual, nonrefundable per student enrollment fee (e.g. $350 for the 2018-2019 school year). This fee helps offset annual educational expenses such as classroom materials, consumables (e.g. workbooks), and online educational subscriptions.
  • St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church Members--If you do not currently have children at the school and are a member of St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church, please contact Martha Kearns at the Church Office at 706-733-6627 to arrange an appointment to discuss your stewardship status. Your enrollment will not be complete until you have met with Mrs. Kearns, so please contact her as soon as possible. 
  • Tuition Assistance--Tuition assistance may be available through GRACE Scholars for Georgia residents who demonstrate financial need. GRACE scholarships may benefit Georgia families who have a new kindergarten student, first grade student, or a student who is transferring to St. Mary's school from a public school in Georgia. The deadline for applying for a GRACE Scholars scholarship is March 1, 2019, for the 2019-2020 school year.

    Please contact Mrs. Ryan, Administrative Assistant, at 706-733-6193 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions or need additional information.