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Admission and Tuition Policy

Please refer to the information in the handbook and the policies given to you in your new family packet. Preference in registration/admission is given to families who are supporting members of either St. Barnabas, Our Lady of Guadalupe or Mother of Sorrows parishes and/ or those families having a sibling(s) currently enrolled in the school (K-8) and live in the Nordonia Hills School District.

Handbook Policy Statement

Parent/guardians must sign and return the handbook policy statement/photo release provided at the beginning of the school year, for the specific purpose of acknowledging agreement with the Policy Statement included in this handbook.

Junion High Students

It is generally the policy of our school not to accept junior high students unless they have transferred from another parochial school.

Items Needed for Registration During the School Year

  • Baptismal Certificate
  • Proof of residency (current utility bill, etc.), new families only
  • Birth Certificate
  • Review of Admissions Committee
  • Health Records/Immunization Records
  • Academic records to include standardized test scores & academic grades (report cards)
  • Students grades 3 and up - interview with principal with parents present
  • Registration/Material Fee
  • Custody Papers Where Applicable

Academic / Behavioral Probation

All new students are placed on a one-year academic and behavioral probation.

Non-Resident and Non-Parishioner Policy

These students will be accepted only if there is room after all children of parishioners and residents have been accepted (generally after August 1st.)



Students must be assessed in March or April through the Early Prevention of School Failure Program (a $65 non-refundable fee is charged). A child must be five years old on or before September 30th to enter our Kindergarten and six years old on or before September 30th to enter grade one.

Items Needed for Kindergarten Registration

  • Baptismal Certificate
  • Birth Certificate
  • Proof of residency (current utility bill etc.) for Northfield, Macedonia, Sagamore Hills or Peninsula
  • Immunization Record
  • Review of the Admission Committee
  • Screening Fee
  • Materials Fee
  • Custody Papers Where Applicable

Please call our school office at 330-467-7921 for information regarding Kindergarten and Preschool registration.