Admission Process

Thank you for your interest in Saint Brigid School and our tradition of academic excellence since 1888.

 

Saint Brigid School is a Transitional Kindergarten through 8th-grade school serving children from age 4.5 to 14.

We accept applications year-round at all grade levels as class-size permits. 
 

To schedule a tour please click HERE. We look forward to meeting your family soon!

 

 

How to Apply (all grades)

 

Please review the following requirements carefully

for any questions please call us at 415-673-4523

Thank you!

For the Transitional Kindergarten program, your child must turn five years old between September 2nd and February 1st of the school year of entry. For Kindergarten, your child must turn five years old by September 1st of the school year of entry. 

 

STEP 1:  Tour 

The first step to becoming a Saint Brigid "Blue Angel" Family is to take a tour of our conveniently located Pacific Heights campus. Tours are designed to allow you to get to know Saint Brigid School and ask any questions about the admissions process.  

 

At this time Saint Brigid is scheduling in-person tours for individual families and can also provide live, virtual tours for families by Zoom. To schedule a tour please click HERE to be directed to our scheduling site. 

STEP 2:   Online Application and Required Forms** 

For September 2023 priority decisions all forms are due on or before Monday, December 5th, 2022.

For September 2023 spring decisions, all forms are due on or before Monday, May 8th, 2023

  • Saint Brigid Online Application Link  (required)

  • Child's Birth Certificate (required)

  • Student Recommendation Form (from child's current teacher or preschool director, required): Available Here

  • Two Recent Report Cards (for Transfer Students in grades 1-8 only, required)

  • $100 Non-Refundable Application Fee (payable online or by check, required)

  • Child's Baptism Certificate (if applicable, optional)

  • A recent family photograph (optional)

Required forms can be emailed as PDFs to admissions@saintbrigidsf.org or dropped off or mailed to:
 

Saint Brigid School

Attn: Admissions 

2250 Franklin Street

San Francisco, CA 94109

**Important note - Your admissions application will not be processed until the Saint Brigid admissions office receives all the above-listed forms and application fee payment.

STEP 3:  Assessment or Shadow Days 

An invitation to the assessment and/or shadow day will be emailed after the application deadlines listed above.  For priority applicants, invitations will be sent after December 5th; for spring applicants, invitations will be sent after May 8th.  It can take up to one week to receive your assessment invitation email.  

 

STEP 4:  Decision Emails

For all applicants, families will be notified by email of Saint Brigid School's admissions decision 2-4 weeks after completion of the assessment and/or shadow day, review of the applicant's complete file, and space allotment in the classroom. 

 

For transfer students in grades 1st to 7th of the current school year, all decision emails will be sent on a rolling basis as steps 1 through 3 are completed by the applicant. Any transfer request that occurs in the final trimester of any school year or for transfer into the 8th-grade class will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.  

Waitlisted applicants are students who have been accepted to Saint Brigid School but are waitlisted due to class size.  In the case of a waitlist, your family will be notified when an opening in the classroom becomes available. 

Saint Brigid School, mindful of its mission to be witness to the love of Christ for all, admits students of any race, color, and national and/or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded to or made available to students at this school. Saint Brigid School does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, and national and/or ethnic origin, age, gender, or disability in the administration of educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. 

Saint Brigid School, mindful of its mission to be witness to the love of Christ for all, admits students of any race, color, and national and/or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded to or made available to students at this school. Saint Brigid School does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, and national and/or ethnic origin, age, gender, or disability in the administration of educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.