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 email 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 email us at Please note that Saint Brigid School is closed for the summer holidays from July 1 to July 31, 2022.  Any tour requests received during this time will take place after our campus reopens for the 2022-23 school year on Monday, August 1st, 2022.

STEP 2:   Online Application and Required Forms**

  • 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 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 shortly after the application deadlines above.  


STEP 4:  Decision Emails

For all applicants, families will be notified by email of Saint Brigid School's admissions decision 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.