Apply To St. Lucy School

Apply To St. Lucy School

Become a Lightning Family

Welcome to St. Lucy School.  We would love to get to know you, answer your questions, and share what it’s like to be part of the St. Lucy School Family.  We understand finding the right school for your child is a big step and we are here to help guide you through the process.

Applications to St. Lucy School are accepted through the Diocese of San Jose online application portal.

A $50 application fee is due at the time of completing the application.

If you are interested in a mid-school year transfer, please call our Admissions Director at (408)-871-8023 or email at

Please email or give us a call with any questions, we’re happy to help.

Steps to Enrollment:


Submit an online application to St. Lucy School, through the Diocese of San Jose online application portal. Complete one application for each child applying (application links are above)   

Applications received will be processed and accepted on a rolling basis. Applicants will be placed on a waiting list for grades with more qualified applicants than available space.  

Pre-K and Kindergarten Age Requirement:

  • Children entering Pre­-K must be four years old by 09/01/24
  • Children entering Kindergarten must be five years old by 09/01/24


Pre-K Applicants: Our youngest applicants do not attend a screening session or a shadow day, but we would love to meet them! After the applicant’s application is submitted, we will reach out to set up a date/time. The meet & greet is optional and not required for admission.

Kindergarten & 1st Grade Applicants: Screening

Your child will spend about 20-30 minutes with our Kindergarten Teacher, Mrs. D’Amico engaged in activities as she gets to know your child. This is not something you need to prepare for, it is an opportunity for your child to see the classroom, meet the teacher and for us to get to know your child and family.   A screening session will be scheduled once the applicant’s application has been submitted.

2nd-8th Grade Applicants: Lightning for a Day Shadow Days
Spend the day as a Lightning! Students applying for grades 2nd-8th are invited to join us at morning assembly and in the class for the day meeting friends and experiencing St. Lucy School! Your child will shadow in the grade they are currently in this school year. Lightning for a Day will be scheduled once the applicant’s application has been submitted.

The following documents must be submitted to 24 hours prior to student screening/Lightning for a Day.  

  • Grade 1-8 applicants: Most recent report card and recent standardized test scores
  • Kinder applicants: Preschool progress report (if available)
  • Copy of your child’s formal educational assessment and IEP’s (if applicable)


2023-24 Applicants: We will contact you after the screening with status and next steps.

2024-25 Applicants: Acceptance Notification will be emailed within 5 days of the screening session or Lightning for a Day.

Enrollment fee is due within 7 days of acceptance notification.

Once your child is enrolled, the following documents must be submitted:

  • Copy of your child’s birth certificate or passport
  • Copy of your child’s Baptismal Certificate (if applicable)
  • Immunization Records

St. Lucy School, a Catholic school in the Diocese of San Jose, mindful of its mission to be a witness to the love of Christ for all, admits students of any race, color and national and/or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges and activities generally accorded or made available to students at school. St. Lucy School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and/or origin, age, sex, or disability in the administration of educational policies, scholarship and loan programs and athletic and other school administered programs. St. Lucy School does not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of sex, age, disability, race, color and national and/or ethnic origin.

Diocese of San Jose Code of Conduct for Employee Interaction with Students: 

Code of Conduct for Employee Interaction with Students

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