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We invite you to complete your application online. Receipt of the application and fee opens a prospective student’s admission file. The $75 application/testing fee must be paid online by credit card before the application may be submitted.

St. Luke’s Episcopal School begins accepting applications one year prior to the date of expected entry.

  • Students applying for PK3 must be three years old by August 1st of the enrolling year.
  • Students applying for PK4 must be four years old by August 1st of the enrolling year. 
  • Students applying for kindergarten must be five years old by August 1st of the enrolling year.

All Early Childhood students (PK3, PK4, K) are expected to be toilet-trained and capable of handling their own bathroom needs on the first day of school. Accordingly, there are no facilities for diaper changing.

Parents may request that their child’s application and application fee be deferred for up to one year. However, updated transcripts, teacher recommendations and testing will be required for future admission consideration.

School visits are required for applicants and are initiated by St. Luke’s.

  • Candidates for First through Eighth: 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Candidates for Kindergarten: 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Candidates for PK3 & PK4 – A group or an individual visit will be scheduled depending on the time of year

St. Luke’s welcomes families of all faiths and actively seeks out faculty and students of diverse backgrounds and traditions. In keeping with the inclusive spirit of Episcopal education, we encourage respect for others’ beliefs.

All St. Luke’s students attend daily chapel, which is our opportunity to open each school day as a unified community in prayer, song and reflection. Parents are always welcome to attend.

After-school care (ASC) is available every day that school is in session, with the exception of early dismissal days. PK3 & PK4 students may attend ASC from 12:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and for all other grades 3:15 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on a monthly or drop-in basis for an additional fee. Click here for information on PK3 & PK4 after-school care; click here for information on grades K-5.

Parents may also enroll their child in after-school enrichment classes for an additional fee. 

The tuition at St. Luke’s includes:

  • Educational materials & textbooks
  • Art & elective materials
  • Student school supplies for grades PK3-5th
  • Daily lunch for grades K-8th grade

When two applicants are otherwise equal, St. Luke’s gives preference to candidates with siblings who are attending or have attended the school, are parishioners at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, or are children of our school alumni.

PLEASE NOTE: For admission purposes, alumnus status is defined as anyone who attended SLES for three years or more.

Fifth grade. St. Luke’s offers a no-cut policy in its athletic program.

 

Should you have additional questions, please contact the St. Luke’s Admissions Office at 210.826.0664 ext. 239 or admission@sles-sa.org.

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Non-Discriminatory Policy

St. Luke's Episcopal School admits qualified students of any race, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of educational policies, admission policies or financial aid programs, and athletic or other school-administered programs.