S G Christian School
SGCS accepts enrollment applications for the next school year in September, after school starts. A non-refundable application/testing fee of $100.00 is required with each completed application. Please click here for a PDF file of our application. You may also stop by the school office or call (626)287-0486 to request an application packet.
Criteria for Student Enrollment in San Gabriel Christian School:
General Criteria for Enrollment
* San Gabriel Christian School does not practice racial or cultural discrimination in its admission practices.
* Parents must be in full agreement with the purposes and philosophy of the school as indicated on the application form.
Criteria for Kindergarten-Prep, Kindergarten, and 1st grade Enrollment
* Kindergarteners should be five years old by December 1. Kindergarten-Prep students must be five years old by January 31.
* K-Prep, Kindergarten, and 1st grade students are individually tested using the Developmental Readiness Scale Evaluation.
Academic Criteria for 2nd – 8th grade Enrollment
* New students entering 2nd – 8th grades will be tested using the Stanford Achievement Test.
* A copy of the current report card is required on the day of testing; final acceptance is not granted until the report card is received.
* Students should be performing at the national average for their grade level (50th percentile or Stanine 5).
* Students performing below the average are considered very carefully. Either retention or tutoring needs to be considered.
Social Criteria for Upper Elementary and Junior High Students
* We look for students who are able to contribute positively to the classroom and the overall school environment.
* A personal student interview will be required. The interviewer will be sensitive to the following:
a. The student’s personal desire to attend San Gabriel Christian.
b. The student’s chances of success at San Gabriel Christian in regard to academic, social, and emotional issues.
Establishing Order of Admission
* Applications of all eligible students in each grade are placed in a rank order according to the date received in our office. When classes are filled, a waiting list is established.
a. A current school family who has an additional child to enroll is given preference over a new family.
b. Special consideration is given in instances where a family with two eligible children finds one has been accepted and one has been put on a waiting list.
Notification of Acceptance:
Families will be notified of test results and admission status within two weeks of the test date. Possible status includes:
* Acceptance, acceptance with tutoring, or acceptance with retention
* Waiting list
We welcome you and your child to come and visit our campus! One of the best ways to learn about SGCS is to see it first-hand. Please call the school office at 626-287-0486 to arrange for a tour. Tours may be scheduled Monday – Friday, at a time most convenient for you.
Tuition & Fees for 2012-2013
Application Fee (includes any necesary testing) (non-refundable) $100.00
Registration Fee/Re-enrollment Fee (non-refundable) $475.00 (Annual fee - all students)
*Important -- a $100.00 discount will be applied to each registration/re-enrollment fee received on or before April 6, 2012, reducing the fee to $375.00
Activities Fee (Covers scheduled field trips for the year)
(non-refundable) This fee is collected in August!
$100.00 (Annual fee - all students)
Kindergarten-Prep - Fifth
Annual Tuition: $7,200.00
Ten Payment Plan: (June - March) $720.00 per payment
Eleven Payment Plan: (June - April) $654.55 per payment
Twelve Payment Plan: (June - May) $600.00 per payment
Sixth - Eighth
Annual Tuition: $7,900.00
Ten Payment Plan: (June - March) $790.00 per payment
Eleven Payment Plan: (June - April) $718.18 per payment
Twelve Payment Plan: (June - May) $658.33 per payment
Parents with two children in the school may deduct 8% off the second child's tuition.
Parents with three children in the school may deduct 8% off the second child's and 30% off the third child's tuition.
Parents with four children in the school may deduct 8% off the second child's, 30% off the third child's, and 100% off the fourth child's tuition. (The discount for the first, second, third, and fourth child will be determined by the child's age, oldenst to youngest. For example: families with four children in the school pay full tuition for the oldest, receive 8% discount for the next oldest, 30% discount for the third oldest and receive 100% discount for the youngest child.)
10,11, and 12 month tuition schedules are available. If you do not indicate your monthly preference, 10 months will be automatically assigned. All schedules begin with a non-refundable payment in June. These payments continue through the summer. These monthly payments are collected by FACTS Tuition Management Company.
Account must be in good standing by the 1st of the following month that payment is due or student(s) are subject to dismissal. Consideration of special circumstances will be reviewed by the School Board if received in writing by the 1st of the month following delinquency.
If you elect to prepay your tuition by June 22, 2012 you may deduct 1.5% from the total amount. If a student(s) withdraws before the school year begins, one non-discounted month's tuition will be forfeited.
All tuition payment schedules begin with a non-refundable one month payment in June. This also applies to those families who pre-pay their tuition and the student withdraws before school begins. A one non-discounted month's tuition will be forfeited. For all payment options, in the event a student is withdrawn during the school year, the tuition will be prorated based on attendance.
Special Program Fees (These fees apply only if your child participates in the program; they are in addition to the tuition fees)
Resource Room $300.00 per month, for 10 months, September through May, in addition to tuition.
Sports $70.00 per year per sport for those participating in the after-school program (non-refundable).
Instrumental and Choral Music $80.00 per child per instrumental or choral class. Does not include instrument, replacement parts, or performance attire (non-refundable).
After school Day Care is available beginning at 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Day Care fees are charged in half hour increments while the student is in our care. The cost is $2.50 per half hour per child. Snacks are available for 75 cents each. There is a late pick up fee of $1.00 per minute per family after 6:00 p.m.
Is your child ready for Kindergarten? What is the best age to begin school? What should you be doing now to prepare you child? What is the best plan of action to ensure educational success? What are the benefits to enrolling in Kinder-Prep?
These questions and more can be addressed during a Kindergarten Tour of our campus. This special tour, designed to assist families with younger students, includes a visit to one of our Kindergarten classrooms, playgrounds, and campus. Your tour guide will discuss the Kindergarten curriculum, explain what a "typical day" in Kindergarten looks like and be able to answer many of your specific questions about student readiness. The tour will also include information about the application process and test dates.
Please call the school office to schedule your Kindergarten Tour, (626) 287-0486.