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How to Apply:

Thank you for your interest in St. Dominic School!


Please complete and return your application (button below) with the required documentation and the application fee of $50.00 as soon as possible.  Once these materials have been submitted to our office, you and your child(ren) will be notified of their

testing date.  Testing sessions may last from 20-60 minutes, depending on the grade level of the student being tested.



St. Dominic School in the Diocese of Sacramento does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, nationality and/or ethnicity, age, gender, or disability in the administration of education policies, admission polices, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and/or other school-administered programs.

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Admissions Priorities:

In addition to test results, students are considered for acceptance at St. Dominic School based on the following priorities:


1. Registered and active families of St. Dominic Parish with children already enrolled in the school, including St. Dominic Preschool.

2. Registered and active families of

St. Dominic Parish.

3. Siblings of non-Parish Catholic families already enrolled at SDS.

4. Non-Parish Catholic families.

5. Non-Catholic families will be accepted if the school has capacity for additional students.

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Admissions Guidelines:

A student shall be admitted if he/she has a reasonable, well-founded hope of successfully completing the academic program at St. Dominic School.  Students will be admitted on a probationary basis, for the duration of one trimester (12 weeks), at which time an assessment will be made as to their academic and behavioral progress.

These are guidelines only.  The pastor and principal have broad discretionary authority over the application of these guidelines to specific situations.  We look forward to the opportunity to support you in providing a quality Catholic education for your child.   Thank you for considering St. Dominic School!

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Admissions Timeline:

Testing for incoming First to Eighth Grade students with complete application packages will be held in February.  Testing for incoming Kindergartners is also held in February.  First-round acceptance notifications will be sent in early March.