Admissions Checklists

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Admissions Checklists

Thank you for your interest in Immaculate Conception School!  The unique talents and gifts each child brings to ICS are what makes us such a special community!  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.

Applications for the 2022-2023 school year are live online and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

If you have questions, please contact the ICS Admissions Office by emailing admissions@theimmaculate.org.

Use the checklists below to help guide you through the admissions process. 

Pre-K Admissions Checklist

 The Preschool Program at ICS is rated as a Level 5 Star Maryland Excels Program by the Maryland State Department of Education. As an Archdiocese of Baltimore Catholic school, we are very proud to be recognized by the MSDE with a Level 5 Star Rating distinction for five consecutive years.

All Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 students must be fully potty-trained and independent prior to the first day of school, including during rest time for full-day students. 

Please complete the following steps to apply to the ICS preschool:

  • Submit the ICS online application.
  • Submit a copy of the following through the School Admin Parent Portal which will be established within the application process:
    –Birth certificate
    –Baptismal certificate (required for Catholic students but optional for students of other faiths)
    Any individualized education plans such as an IEP or 504 or results of any psychological or educational testing (if applicable)   
  • Consider attending a 1st Look Virtual Visit! Schedule at this link: Registration for 1st Look Virtual Visit 

Kindergarten Admissions Checklist

Please complete the following steps to apply to kindergarten at ICS:

  • Submit the ICS online application.
  • Submit a copy of the following through the School Admin Parent Portal which will be established within the application process:
    –Birth certificate
    –Baptismal certificate (required for Catholic students but optional for students of other faiths)
    Any individualized education plans such as an IEP or 504 or results of any psychological or educational testing (if applicable)   
  • Send a Teacher Recommendation Form through the admissions portal to your child’s current teacher. If your child is not currently in school, this may be omitted. 
  • Schedule Brigance Readiness Screening through the admissions portal.
  • Consider attending a 1st Look Virtual Visit! Schedule at this link: Registration for 1st Look Virtual Visit

All kindergarten students must be five years old by September 1, per Maryland State law.

We have posted an Elementary School Student Life page, located HERE, to provide a look at the elementary student experience at ICS.  Please also visit our other Admissions pages for video looks at our facilities and virtual tours and testimonials! 

Grades 1 through 5 Admissions Checklist

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.

Please complete the following steps to apply to the ICS Elementary School. If you need an official records request form to access documents from your child’s current school, you may download that form HERE.

  • Submit the ICS online application.
  • Submit a copy of the following through the School Admin Parent Portal which will be established within the application process:
    –Most recent report card from current grade
    –Year-end full-year report card from prior grade (not required for applicants to 1st grade)
    –Most recent standardized test scores (if applicable)
    –Birth certificate
    –Baptismal certificate (required for Catholic students but optional for students of other faiths)
    Any individualized education plans such as an IEP or 504 or results of any psychological or educational testing (if applicable)
  • Send a Teacher Recommendation Form through the admissions portal to your child’s current teacher. 
  • Schedule Readiness and Admissions Testing within the portal.
    Additional Requirements/Suggestions for Applicants to Grades 3 through 5:
  • Completion of a parent/child admissions interview is required and can be scheduled through the admissions portal.
  • Parent attendance at a 1st Look Virtual Visit is highly recommended. Schedule at this link: Registration for 1st Look Virtual Visit

Though we cannot offer a traditional shadow day experience at this time due to COVID 19 protocols, we have posted an Elementary School Student Life page, located HERE, relevant for grades kindergarten through 5 to provide a look at the elementary student experience at ICS.  Please also visit our other Admissions pages for video looks at our facilities and virtual tours and testimonials! 

Middle School Admissions Checklist

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. 

Please complete the following steps to apply to the ICS Middle School. If you need an official records request form to access documents from your child’s current school, you may download that form HERE.

  • Submit the ICS online application.
  • Submit a copy of the following through the School Admin Parent Portal which will be established within the application process:
    –Most recent report card from current grade
    –Year-end full-year report card from prior grade
    –Most recent standardized test scores (if applicable)
    –Birth certificate
    –Baptismal certificate (required for Catholic students but optional for students of other faiths)
    Any individualized education plans such as an IEP or 504 or results of any psychological or educational testing (if applicable)   
  • Send Teacher Recommendation Forms (English/Language Arts and Mathematics) through the admissions portal to your child’s teachers. These must be submitted back to ICS by December 10th.
  • Schedule Admissions and Placement Testing through the admissions portal.  
  • Schedule a virtual parent/child admissions interview through the admissions portal.
  • Parent attendance at a 1st Look Virtual Visit is highly recommended! Schedule at this link: Registration for 1st Look Virtual Visit

Though we cannot offer a traditional shadow day experience at this time due to COVID 19 protocols, we have posted a Virtual Middle School Shadow Day page, located HERE to provide a look at the middle school student experience at ICS.  Please also visit our other Admissions pages for video looks at our facilities and virtual tours and testimonials!