Admissions

We're excited to welcome new students into our community at The Heart.
Here is all of the information you need to know about admissions.

Ready to start your child's education at The Heart? Here's how to apply:

1

Call The Admissions Director

We want to make sure we've answered any questions you may have. We can also arrange a tour of our school if you're interested. Call us at (251) 432-5270 to get more information.

2

Submit Your Application

You can get an application in one of two ways: either download the application packet at the link below, or pick one up at the school. Complete the application, then return it as soon as possible.

3

Meet With Us

Once your application is reviewed, we will call you to schedule a meeting with school administrators. At that time, we'll also assemble any additional paperwork necessary to complete your application.

4

Join Our Family!

Once your application is approved, we'll contact you with next steps regarding your child's enrollment.

Still have questions?

Contact Us

Admissions Requirements

Age Requirements

Pre-K3

Reaches age 3 by September 1st of the current year.

Pre-K4

Reaches age 4 by September 1st of the current year.

Kindergarten

Reaches age 5 by September 1st of the current year.

Documents Required

  • Certified, original birth certificate
  • Social security card
  • Baptism certificate, if Catholic
  • Academic records (most recent report card & testing information)
  • State of Alabama Immunization Certificate
  • Copies of Divorce Decrees and/or Custody Judgements
  • Letter from your Pastor, if coming from outside parish

Admissions Requirements

  • Registration form completed and returned
  • All financial obligations have been met
  • Birth and baptism certificates received
  • Academic records evaluated
  • Interview with the principal
Tuition
Scholarships

Tuition

Beginning the - school year, tuition costs are as follows:

Tuition payments are made through a series of 10 payments, made monthly from August 10th to May 10th.

Registration Fee

A non-refundable registration fee of $150 per student is required to reserve a spot for the next school year.
Additionally:

If you register before May 15th, $75 of your registration fee will go towards your first tuition payment.

Note that all other previously charged fees, including technology and activity fees, have been folded into the tuition rate, which allows families to budget for a single payment each month.

A signed Family Registration Agreement is required with the registration fee. Agreements are available in the school office.

Please call the office if you have any additional questions or need more information.
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Scholarships

Scholarships

Scholarship monies are available for deserving students at The Heart. These partial scholarships are awarded to provide some financial assistance to families in need, however, please note that the bulk of the responsibility for tuition cost does rest primarily with the family.

THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE HEART:

Alabama Accountability Act Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded through the Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund and not awarded though Heart of Mary School.*

If you are interested in applying for AOSF for the 2022-2023 school year, please visit their website at alabamascholarshipfund.org to complete the interest form.

To apply for an Alabama Accountability Act Scholarship, please click the link below.

Apply to Alabama Accountability Act Scholarship

*Heart of Mary does accept AOSF or AAA applications from students who are already currently receiving AOSF or AAA scholarships

Alabama Opportunity Scholarship

These scholarships are awarded through the Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund and not awarded though Heart of Mary School.*

Required Documents

If you are a new family that has not received the scholarship before, or if your student did not receive a scholarship for the 2021-2022 school year but has received a scholarship in previous years, you will need:

  • All Alabama State Income Tax Returns for adults 18+ in the household
  • If you have not filed a 2021 Alabama State Income Tax Return, you may alternatively provide your Federal 1040, W2, or 1099.
  • If you are not required to file an Alabama State Income Tax return, you will electronically sign our Statement of No Wages during the application
  • Your student's Birth Certificate, if they are entering kindergarten or the 12th grade
  • Your child's 2021-2022 full-year Report Card
  • We look at the type of school your child attended during the school year (public, private, etc.). We do not look at your child's grades.

FAQS

WHERE CAN I FIND MY CHILD'S ZONED PUBLIC SCHOOL?

Enter your home address in the following website: https://app.guidek12.com/mobileal/school_search/current/ . It will give the list of public schools where your child would be zoned to.

IF I DON'T MEET THE ANNUAL INCOME REQUIREMENTS, IS IT STILL POSSIBLE TO RECEIVE THE SCHOLARSHIP?

Families who meet the annual income requirements are given higher priority when giving out scholarships. However, you can still submit an application so you can be notified if additional funding becomes available.

To apply for an Alabama Opportunity Scholarship, please click the link below.

Apply to Alabama Opportunity Act Scholarship

*Heart of Mary does accept AOSF or AAA applications from students who are already currently receiving AOSF or AAA scholarships.

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