ADMISSION POLICY AND GUIDELINES
Criteria for Acceptance
i. The prospective student must obtain our entrance form and pass our entrance examination. Presently, the cut-off point for our entrance examination is 50percent average. If a child did not pass or is withdrawn, the registration fee is non-refundable.
ii. There is no barrier of religiosity. The family, however, must accept the principles of our Catholic education and show interest and willingness to co-operate in the activities of our school.
iii. Prospective students must present their baptismal certificate and or certificate of birth. After the dates are ve be returned.
iv. The students and parents must agree an undertaking to abide by the rules and regulations of the school which is conducive to good learning.
v. The parents must show interest to co-operate with the principal and the faculty in school matters.
vi. In terms of physical, emotional or learning disabilities, the parents, with the Principal and staff will have to explore education resources which might better meet the childs individual resources.
Annual Registration Procedure
i. Registration of new students into JSS 1 takes place within the last weeks of August or the first week of September. This is to enable us plan ahead for furniture and uniforms of the new intakes.
ii. The Principal together with the Dean of studies will place the students in a class which best satisfies his or her individual needs. Placement will be determined by the result of our entrance examination, a standardized achievement test as directed by the State and Archdiocesan Ministries or Education and/or report card from the previous school.
iii. As a rule, siblings are not placed in the same classroom.
iv. All documents and levies stipulated in the prospectus must be completely submitted before registration and before any student is allowed into the classroom.
i. New families who wish to enroll their children in school will be directed to see the Principal who will request to see the report cards of previous school, and any other pertinent information relative to the childs vital statistics.
ii. Admissions are open to students entering into JSS 1 through SS 2. All admissions take place starting from the beginning of first term and runs through middle of second term each academic year. No admissions in the third term.
iii. Claret Academy does not admit students into SS 3, and definitely no registration of external candidates for JSSCE, WAEC or NECO examinations.
Transfer from other Schools
i. Our school is open to all children subject to the limitations of available space, which creates good teaching and learning environments.
ii. Students who have formerly attended other schools, will, upon acceptance, be evaluated to determine the best level for their learning.
iii. Students coming into our school from other schools will be required to present their statements of result from previous school(s), a transfer certificate, a testimonial and or written identification duly signed by the Principal of former school(s).
iv. When parents request a transfer to our school from any other school, a conference will be held to determine the reasons for the transfer, and to ensure that such a transfer will be in the best interest of the child