Admissions

ADMISSION PROCESS
Lodi SDA Elementary School is open to all students who desire a Christian education. Only students and families who support the principles and conduct of Christian education to grow physically, mentally, and spiritually, and wish to contribute to the development of a Christian community should apply. 
 
Applications for admission are available through the school office. Students must reapply each year.

The school enrolls students:

  • Who will abide by the policies and rules set forth in the School Bulletin and future supplements to it;

  • Who are in harmony with the school’s goals and philosophy;

  • Who have meet the specified application, immunization, and medical requirements;

  • Who will benefit from the school’s program;

  • Who will not interfere with the attainment of educational goals of the school or of other students;

  • Whose parents/guardian will not display behavior detrimental to the school, teachers, or students;

  • Whose families keep their financial accounts current.

Lodi SDA Elementary School admits students of any race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally made available to students at Lodi SDA Elementary School. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, or gender in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarships and other school-administered programs.
 
Kindergarten Entrance
Children may be admitted to kindergarten if their fifth birthday is on or before September 2 of the year of enrollment and they must have passed a readiness assessment evaluation. Students entering kindergarten must show proof of age (a birth certificate).
 
First Grade Entrance
Children may register for first grade if their sixth birthday is on or before September 2. First graders who did not attend kindergarten must also show proof of age (a birth certificate).
 
Admission Procedures

  1. Complete and submit the student application. Providing false or misleading information may be grounds for denial of admission.

  2. Student must complete new student testing and assessment.

  3. Pay registration fee and first month’s tuition.

  4. Submit all medical, health, and immunization records. Complete all necessary forms.

  5. Interview with the Principal. Supply the student’s most recent report card and standardized test results.

  6. Visit your child’s classroom and meet the teacher.

All new students are admitted on a nine-week probation basis.