Admissions During COVID-19

Thank you for your interest in St. Joseph School - Fullerton. During this uncertain time, our school community has rallied to continue with the St. Joseph School - Fullerton mission to provide a positive learning environment in which every child is challenged to develop their full potential: academically, spiritually, and morally.  

We invite you to contact our Admissions Team via email at with any questions or concerns. While the admissions process is slightly different this year due to COVID-19 protocols, we invite you to learn more about St. Joseph School - Fullerton through some virtual admissions opportunities. Click here to inquire with St. Joseph School - Fullerton and let us know what grade you are interested in for the 2021-2022 school year. We can't wait to hear from you!

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PreK-4 and Kindergarten Requirements

Students entering into PreK-4 must be four (4) years of age prior to September 1 of the current school year. There are two full-day Pre-Kindergarten 4 programs at St. Joseph School - Fullerton. Our program meets five days a week and begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 2:35 p.m.  


Students entering Kindergarten must be five (5) years of age prior to September 1st of the current year. St. Joseph School - Fullerton tests all Kindergarten applicants using the Brigance Early Childhood Screening prior to admittance into the Kindergarten program.

Admission Order

Admission to SJS is based on availability, previous school records, and completion of placement testing in math and reading held in the Spring. Families must be officially registered at St. Joseph Church to receive priority over other applicants as per School Board policy which is defined below:

  • Current students who are re-registering
  • Siblings of current/graduated SJS students 
  • Children of registered parishioners of St. Joseph Parish
  • Children of registered parishioners of other Catholic parishes
  • Children of other faith backgrounds

To learn more about St. Joseph School - Fullerton or to schedule a tour, please complete the inquiry form. 

Brief History of St. Joseph School - Fullerton

St. Joseph School - Fullerton was founded in 1877 by the Sisters of St. Francis whose mission and vision continue to be embodied by a dedicated faculty who make St. Joseph School - Fullerton more than just a school, but a home for all. Our teachers are hard-working and are continuously reviewing data as well as seeking ways to include creativity, generate participation, and promote active and engaged learners. This analysis translates into lessons and activities that are designed for each student to reach their full potential.

St. Joseph School - Fullerton was named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. We are very proud of our academic success here, and would love to share it with you! Click here to learn more about our admission process.

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