Thank you for your interest in St. Joseph School-Fullerton! 

Our school community continues with the St. Joseph School-Fullerton mission to provide a positive learning environment where every child is challenged to develop their full potential academically, spiritually, and morally.  

We invite you to contact our Admissions Team at with any questions or complete the inquiry form below to learn more or to schedule a tour. The "4 Simple Steps" and Key Dates below will guide you in what to do to become part of the pack! 

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Preschool (PreK4) and Kindergarten Requirements

Students entering preschool must be four (4) years of age before 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, begins at 8:00 a.m., and ends at 2:35 p.m.  


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

Priority of Admissions for Prospective Students

Admission to St. Joseph School is based on availability, previous school records, and completion of placement testing in math and reading in the Fall. Families must be officially registered at St. Joseph Fullerton 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 SJS-Fullerton students 
  • Legacy students (children of Alumni)
  • Children of active registered parishioners of St. Joseph Fullerton Parish
  • Children of registered parishioners of other Catholic parishes within the Archdiocese of Baltimore
  • Children of non-active Catholics and those of other faith backgrounds

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

A 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 hard-working teachers continuously review data and seek ways to include creativity, generate participation, and promote active and engaged learners. This analysis translates into lessons and activities 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! Learn more about our admissions process.