Admissions

Returning Family Forms
Families currently enrolled at St. Michael-St. Gabriel the Archangel have priority in registering for school. These families need to complete the following forms below to be registered:
1. SMSG Re-Registration Form (English or Spanish)
2. Parishioner Verification Form (English or Spanish)
3. Choice Scholarship Program Guidelines
4. Contact and Emergency Information/ Medication Administration (English or Spanish)
5. Home Language Survey (English or Spanish)

New Student Enrollment and Forms
Our school considers a student’s registration as a contract among parents, students, and faculty that the rules and policies of the school will be observed. Attending St. Michael- St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Elementary School is a privilege, not a right. There is a $200 non-refundable registration fee due at the time of registration. Preschool 
Children who are three-years-old by August 1st and potty trained are eligible to enter preschool at St. Michael- St. Gabriel. A birth certificate and shot records are to be shown at the time of registration.   Pre-Kindergarten Children who are four-years-old by August 1st and potty trained are eligible to enter Pre-Kindergarten at St. Michael- St. Gabriel. A birth certificate and shot records are to be shown at the time of registration.

Kindergarten
Children five-years-old by August 1st are eligible for Kindergarten. If the child did not attend St. Michael-St. Gabriel for Pre-Kindergarten, he/she will be given an assessment to determine his/her readiness for Kindergarten. We will administer this test at St. Michael- St. Gabriel prior to determining if the child is ready for Kindergarten or if the child would benefit by going through our Pre-Kindergarten program. All new students entering Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, or First Grade at St. Michael-St. Gabriel needs to have a birth certificate and all vaccination records at the time of registration.    

First Grade
Children six-years-old by August 1st are eligible for first grade. If the child did not attend St. Michael-St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic School for Kindergarten, he/she will be given an assessment to determine his/her readiness for first grade. We will administer this test at St. Michael- St. Gabriel School prior to determining if the child is ready for first grade or if the child would benefit by going through our Kindergarten program. All new students entering Preschool, Kindergarten, or First Grade at St. Michael-St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic School need to have a birth certificate and all vaccination records at the time of registration.

These families need to complete the following forms below to be registered:
1. New Student Application (English or Spanish)
2. Parishioner Verification Form (English or Spanish)
3. Choice Scholarship Program Guidelines
4. Contact and Emergency Information/ Medication Administration (English or Spanish)
5. Home Language Survey (English or Spanish)

Important Dates

  • January 2024 – Open enrollment for current families begins. Registration will not be completed until the registration fee is paid and all registration and financial forms are completed and turned into the office.

  • February 2024 – We will be opening registration up for new families.

  • February 2024 –Financial aid applications will be available online at: www.online.factsmgt.com/SignIn/3XR6Y. A $35.00 application fee
    is due at the time of submission. Please be ready to upload your 2023 tax return and W-2 to verify your income.

  • March 31, 2024 –DEADLINE for financial aid applications.

  • March, April, May & June 2024 – Appointments for Voucher Applications are available.  Please call Misty Areal at (317) 926-0516 x 423 to
    schedule an appointment.

  • July 1, 2024 – Tuition Statements will be mailed out.

  • July 31, 2024 – The first tuition payment is due for those families who have chosen either a one or two pay installment plan.  Discounts are
    available for these options.

  • August 2024 through May 2025 – Tuition payments are due for those on a ten month payment plan for both automatic withdrawal and direct pay payments. Payments are due by the 25th of each month.

Non-Discrimination Policy

All schools operated by schools and parishes under the guidance of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis admit students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The schools do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Admissions Policy Statement

School Choice

St. Michael-St. Gabriel is participating in Indiana’s new voucher program (authorized under IC 20-51-1 and IC 20-51-4).  As described on the Indiana Department of Education’s School Choice website: “A voucher, or ‘Choice Scholarship,’ is a state payment that qualifying families can use to offset tuition costs at participating schools. Students qualify based on total household income and the amount of the scholarship corresponds with the public school corporation in which the student lives.” 

Who qualifies for an Indiana School Choice Scholarship (Voucher)?

  • Students who received a Choice Scholarship in the past, or

  • Students who attended public schools for the last 2 semesters, or

  • Students who have previously received an SGO award, or

  • Students who are assigned to a “F” rated school, and

  • Who are at or below the annual household income limits listed below:
    (new income guidelines are released every year.)

Current Guidelines:


Household Size

Annual household income limit for a 90% scholarship

Annual household income limit for a 50% scholarship

Tax Credit Scholarship

1

$22,311

$33,467

$44,622

2

$30,044

$45,066

$60,088

3

$37,777

$56,666

$75,554

4

$45,510

$68,265

$91,020

5

$53,243

$79,865

$106,486

6

$60,976

$91,464

$121,952

7

$68,709

$103,064

$137,418

8

$76,442

$114,663

$152,884

How do I apply for an Indiana School Choice Scholarship (voucher) for my student?

  • Students must first be enrolled in a private school for the upcoming school year before applying for the voucher

  • Contact Misty Areal in the Tuition Office to make an appointment. She will verify household income, complete and submit an application to the Indiana Department of Education

  • Documents to bring to complete the application process:
    1. A copy of your current year’s federal income tax return
    2. Copies of all current year’s wage documents including W2’s, 1099’s, social security statements, unemployment statements, interest earnings statements, investment earnings statements, pension or annuity statements, etc.
    3. Copies of child support agreements and any federal or state assistance programs documentation

Additional Parent Information

  • The Indiana School Choice Scholarship (voucher) awarded amount is based on household size and income.

  • Each school district in Indiana has a capped amount allotted per student.

  • If the voucher does not cover the full amount of tuition, the family will be responsible for paying the amount not covered.

  • There is additional financial aid assistance available to families who qualify.  You must complete an online FACTS financial aid application.  There is a $30.00 application fee at the time of submission.

  • Students who qualify for a voucher must apply for a Free or Reduced Lunch.