We Teach, We Build Community & We Serve. 

Thank you for your interest in St. Thomas the Apostle School!

Please review this brief summary of our admissions process. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call the school office at 516.481.9310. 

Admissions Policy

St. Thomas the Apostle School is a Catholic school that welcomes families from all backgrounds and faiths.  We joyfully celebrate differences as we live out our mission to teach, build community, and serve each day.  All students are required to take daily religion classes and participate in faith activities. Just as the Catholic faith is infused in all we do, we invite all of our families to share their cultural and religious backgrounds with our community to grow the universal Church, with acceptance and understanding, in our little corner of West Hempstead.


Nursery/PreK: To enter N/PreK Program, a child must have reached the age of 3 on or before December 1st of the year of registration.

Kindergarten: To enter Kindergarten, a child must have reached the age of 5 on or before December 1st of the year of registration. Performance on a readiness test must indicate that the child is sufficiently mature for Kindergarten.

Required Information:
1. Original baptismal and birth certificates and medical records including immunizations certificate with dates must be submitted at the time of registration.

2. A copy of the student's last two report cards as well as a copy of the scores of the student's last Standardized test must be submitted also at registration when students are transferring into St. Thomas School. acceptance will be based on the student's ability to perform the tasks appropriate to the curriculum of the particular grade level for which the student seeks admission.

3. Registration Fee: N/PreK through 8th - $250.00 which is non-refundable.