Through its Admission policy and procedures, Daystar School seeks to admit and educate the children of families that indicate a sincere desire for their children to appropriate the benefits of Daystar and will support the school. The primary goal of the school is to educate the children of Christian parents however Daystar is open to students from all families who agree to the school’s Christian philosophy and endorse the educational approach of the school. All families must indicate an understanding of, and agreement with, the goals, philosophy, and educational practices of the school
Daystar admists students of any race to all the rights, privileges, programs, and to all the activities made available to students at its school and does not discriminate on the basis of race in the administration of its educational and admission policies, scholarship programs, and other school-administered programs.
General Guidelines for Admission
Applicants must meet stated age requirements. Birth certificates are required at the time of application. To enter the PreK program children must be 3 years old by September 1 and be fully potty trained. To begin Kindergarten students must be age 5 by September 1; to enter first grade students must be age 6 by September 1, and to enter second grade students must be age 7 by September 1. Students transferring into Daystar are typically placed in the classroom with their age level peers.
Daystar must have the necessary resources, staff, space, equipment, etc. to meet the academic, social, physical, and behavioral needs of the applicant. Testing and a copy of the applicant’s school records, a copy of the two most recent report cards, the most recent standardized test scores (if applicable) or other information from a school or daycare center previously attended may be required to determine whether Daystar can provide an appropriate educational program for the applicant and/or assist in the determination of grade or classroom placement. Teacher and principal recommendations may also be requested.
Families are not accepted if they have outstanding debts for the applicant’s education at schools previously attended.
Prospective students with siblings attending Daystar are given priority for enrollment if due dates for submitting paperwork are met. Enrollment in Daystar’s PreK program does not guarantee the child a spot in the Kindergarten class.
Parents are expected to support Daystar School and their children’s educational experience through active participation in school events, volunteer activities, and donations to the school or New to You Thrift Store.
All students accepted at Daystar enter under a six week probationary period. Grade or classroom placement of applicants is determined by the School.
No studentd are permitted to begin classes until:
a. All registration and enrollment forms are complete and fees have been paid.
b. Initial financial obligations have been met (includes setting up a FACTS account).
c. Health requirements have been met.
d. A Student Information Form with emergency contact information is on file at the school.
e. Transcript Release Form has been signed.