Thank you for your interest in admissions to St. Louis Preschool for the 2021-2022 school year. As of February 1st, a limited number of spaces are available in the three- and four-year-old classes. Upon submission of your application, you will be notified by the Preschool Director of current class availability.


St. Louis Preschool does not accept applications submitted through the Arlington Diocese enrollment portal. Prospective families will need to follow the instructions outlined below to submit preschool applications.


Registration for the 2021-2022 school years begins January 25-28, 2021 as follows:

January 25 Current preschool families receive priority registration
January 26 For new families, registration begins when all forms will be available for online submission beginning at 7:00am
January 28 All forms must be submitted online by 11:59pm to be considered in first round, priority registration
February 1-3 Notification letters will be emailed to families
February 5 Registration fee must be paid to secure spot

Due to health and safety guidelines, preschool registration will be conducted online this year. All submissions are dated and time stamped. Registration occurs on a first come, first served basis within priority groups:

  • St. Louis Preschool Families
  • St. Louis School Families
  • St. Louis Church Parishioners
  • Catholic, Active-duty Military
  • Other

For more information about preschool classes offered, please visit the Classes & Tuition page. 

A complete preschool application packet consists of:

  • Completed application
  • Copy of child's birth certificate*
  • Copy of child's baptismal certificate (if available)
  • Proof of custody (if applicable)
  • Registration fee will be paid upon acceptance  
* A viewing of the original birth certificate is needed before the first day of school. Give current restrictions, we will accept a copy now and view the original documentation before classes begin next Fall.
Due to current restrictions on visitors to our campus, complete application packets will only be accepted via our online submission form beginning January 26, 2021. Applications will not be accepted via mail, email or in-person. Please follow the instructions below to submit your application materials. 
  • Download, print and fill out the Application for Preschool Admission 2021-2022. Please remember to include all necessary signatures on page 4.
  • Scan all required documents to upload to our online submission form (acceptable file formats are .pdf, .doc, .jpg and .png). Name each of your file with your child's first initial, last name and name of the document. Example: JSmith_Application, JSmith_BirthCert, JSmith_Baptism, etc. These documents include:
    1. The 4-page Application for Admission
    2. Birth Certificate
    3. Baptismal Certificate (if available)
    4. Proof of custody or guardianship (if applicable)
  • Submit your completed application packet using the link below. If submitting applications for more than 1 child, please do so separately.
  • Applicants will be notified via email of class placement or wait list status. Applicants offered placement will be required to submit a registration fee by February 5th to secure their spot.
  • The application submission portal will close at midnight on January 29th for first round, priority registration. It will re-open after February 1st should space be available.
Once classes are filled, any persons interested in registering their child will be placed on a wait list. No registration fee will be collected until your child has been assured a place in one of our classes.

Enrolled preschool students will have first priority for Kindergarten acceptance in St. Louis Catholic School.

Mrs. Dare Hurley