Admissions Process

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Admissions Process

Thank you for your interest in Immaculate Conception School!  The unique talents and gifts each child brings to ICS make for a well-rounded class of students.  We’re excited at the prospect of having your child join the ICS family and wish to make the admissions process as smooth as possible.  If at any time you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact the ICS Admissions office by calling 410-427-4903 or emailing us at admissions@theimmaculate.org.

Use the checklists below to help guide you in the process. 

Pre-K and Kindergarten Admissions

The Preschool Program at ICS is rated as a Level 5 Star Maryland Excels Program by the Maryland State Department of Education. We are very proud to be the only Catholic school in the Archdiocese of Baltimore recognized with a Level 5 distinction.

  • Complete and submit the ICS online application.
  • Submit a copy of the following by email, U.S. mail, or online through your School Admin Parent Portal (the portal is established once you submit the application):
  • Birth certificate
  • Baptismal certificate (if applicable)
  • Any individualized education plans such as an IEP or 504, etc. (if applicable)

 Kindergarten applicants only: The admissions screening date is Saturday, January 4, 2020, with a snow date of Saturday, January 11, 2020. Decision letters will be mailed in February with a reply correspondence due within 15 days.

 Please note:

  •  All Pre-K students must be potty-trained prior to the first day of school.
  • All kindergarten students must be five years old by September 1, per Maryland State law.

Grades 1 through 8 Admissions

ICS, a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, can provide your child with the foundation they need to succeed academically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually in school and in life.   

  • Complete and submit the ICS online application.
  • Submit a copy of the following by email, U.S. mail, or online through your School Admin Parent Portal (the portal is established once you submit the application):
    –Most recent report card
    –Previous year’s report card
    –Most recent standardized test scores
    –Birth certificate
    –Baptismal certificate (if applicable)
    –Any individualized education plans such as an IEP or 504, etc. (if applicable)
  • Download the Teacher Recommendation Form and have it completed by your child’s current teacher. Please note the following:
    –Grades 1-3: Give the form to current teacher (only one is necessary).
    –Grades 4-8: Give a form to both the current Math and Language Arts teachers.
    –Please let the teacher(s) know to submit the completed form directly to the ICS Office of Admissions either by email or U.S. mail.

The admissions screening date is Saturday, January 4, 2020, with a snow date of Saturday, January 11, 2020. Decision letters will be mailed in February with a reply correspondence due within 15 days.

Students currently in grades 4 through 7 are welcome to schedule a shadow date with the Admissions Office and be an “Eagle for the Day”. You can schedule this on our website, by phone (410- 427-4903), or by emailing the ICS Office of Admissions.