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Age: The Pre-kindergarten child must be two and one half (2 1/2) years of age and toilet trained. The Kindergarten child must be five years old on or before December 31st. The first grade child must be six years old on or before December 31st.
Immunization Requirements: We are in total compliance with the State and Local Health Regulations.
Health Requirements: Children entering Kindergarten are required to have a complete physical examination before admission.
Testing: Children entering Kindergarten and all new students are required to be tested and submit their most currents test results.
Catholic Applicants: A baptismal certificate and verification of reception on any additional sacrament(s) is required.
Transfer students: In addition to the above requirements, report cards and standardize test scores from the previous two year are required. A transfer card is also required from the sending school.
Grades 5-8: A letter of recommendation is required.
The application process begins with the receipt of: a registration form, health history form, family list form and a non-refundable check payable to "Our Lady Help of Christians School" in the amount indicated in the Tuition and Fees Information form. Upon receipt of these items, you may schedule an appointment to meet with Sister Patricia, the principal of Our Lady Help of Christians, and have your child/children listed for enrollment. Forms and payment may be brought to the office or mailed to:
Our Lady Help of Christians School
23 North Clinton Street
East Orange, NJ 07017
Welcome to Our Lady Help of Christians School! We are pleased to assist your family as you begin your journey in discovering a school that embraces your child’s spiritual, academic and developmental growth. We offer a school with a wide-range of academic programs to suit your child’s learning abilities. In addition, we provide a variety of extra-curricular classes including Art, Music, Physical Education, Spanish and Technology. Please contact us and we will be happy to assist you with any questions that you may have. We hope to meet you in the near future!
If you desire to become part of the OLHC family, students must have all of the required documents listed below to register:
Birth Certificate || Baptismal Certificate (If Catholic) || Social Security Card || Health Records || Report Cards and Standardized Test Scores
Children registering for grades K-8 will be tested.
OUR POLICY OF NON-DISCRIMINATION:
Our Lady Help Of Christians school admits students of any race, color, nationality, ethnic origin or creed to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to the students at the school. Our Lady Help Of Christians does not discriminate on the basis or race, color, nationality or ethnic origin in the administration of its education policies, admission policies, scholarship, loan programs, athletic and other school administered programs.
POLICY ON ADMISSION OF STUDENTS:
Our Lady Help Of Christians School gives preference to:
A Catholic Schools education is worth the cost. It's money wisely spent. Your child's tuition is an investment which pays a lifelong dividend. Because there is such an emphasis on efficiency and accountability, Catholic schools represent affordable excellence. It’s not just a smart investment in education, it’s a smart investment in your family’s future.
Grades 6th - 8th: The uniform consist of a navy blue blazer, navy blue plaid skirt, new style light blue blouse with new logo, navy blue knee socks, and an Oxford tie shoe or loafer in black, dark brown, or navy blue. (No sneakers or any type of shoe-boots, or boots) Girls shoes should have a heel no higher than one inch.
Grades Pre-K - 5th: The uniform consists of a navy blue plaid jumper, a light blue blouse, navy blue knee socks, navy blue sweater, an Oxford tie shoe or loafers in black, dark brown, or navy blue. The only jewelry allowed is small post /hoop earrings. Colored nail polish, acrylic or artificial nails or not permitted.
Grades 6th - 8th: The uniform consists of grey slacks, light blue shirt, school tie, and navy blue blazer. Boys are not allowed to wear any earrings or jewelry in any grade.
Grades Pre-K - 5th: The uniform consists of navy blue slacks, light blue shirt, school tie, grey sweater and an Oxford lace up shoe or loafer in black, or blue. (Absolutely no sneakers, or any boots).
All uniforms (including gym uniforms) must be purchased through the uniform company below. Please be sure that you get OLHC logos. No other uniforms will be accepted. Children will not be admitted to class unless they are in complete , acceptable designated full uniform. Also HAIR COLORING OF ANY KIND IS NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR GIRLS OR BOYS.
Flynn and O'Hara Uniform Company
196-198 Ferry Street
Newark, NJ 07105
A Catholic School education is worth the cost. It's money wisely spent. Your child's tuition is an investment which pays a lifelong dividend. Because there is such an emphasis on efficiency and accountability, Catholic schools represent affordable excellence. It’s not just a smart investment in education, it’s a smart investment in your family’s future.
Our Lady Help of Christians School
A Citadel of Hope