Exploring Your Admission Options

St. Albans welcomes applications year-round and maintains waiting lists for each grade level. As openings occur, prospective students are invited to a visitation day to better experience classroom environments, teaching styles and the nurturing social atmosphere at St. Albans.

Because the right fit is paramount to all future academic success, this pre-screening is an important part of the admissions process.


  • We offer an extraordinary experience in early childhood education emphasizing cognitive learning, social and emotional development, and physical growth and development.
  • Students applying to the Pre-Kindergarten program must be four years old by September 1; students applying to Kindergarten must be five years old by September 1.
  • Pre-K and Kindergarten students experience enrichment classes including Spanish 4 days a week, Physical Education and Library twice a week, and music once a week. Kindergarten students also attend weekly art and computer classes.
  • The student-teacher ratio in Pre-K is no more than 9:1. The student-teacher ratio in Kindergarten is no more that 13:1.

GRADES 1 - 8

  • Small classes, high expectations, and progressive instruction create an atmosphere where students acquire a broad foundation of knowledge and skills.
  • Individual talents, teamwork, and an appreciation of diversity and creativity are fostered through a variety of enrichment programs.
  • Prospective students are asked to visit class for a day and to complete the basic battery of the Stanford 10 Achievement Test.
  • Past report cards and other standardized tests also help determine if students are ready to excel and thrive at St. Albans.

For more information about the application process, please contact our Registrar, Ms. Mindy Sakoi, at mindys(at)stalbans.org or call (916) 782-3557.