To submit your application online, click the Apply Here button.   Application forms are also available in the school office between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on school days.
Admission to Transitional Kindergarten

Applicants should be 4 years of age by the first day of school. The Transitional Kindergarten is part of St. Monica's two-year Kindergarten Program and is offered half-day from 8:15 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. or full-day until 3:00 p.m.  We offer a balanced academic and developmental program that is age appropriate and socially/emotionally nurturing. 

Admission to Kindergarten
Applicants should be 5 years of age by the first day of school. Kindergarten is a full day program from 8:00 am until 3:05 pm.
Students will be administered an entrance assessment to determine school readiness.

Admission to Grades 1 – 8
Applicants must meet SMCES standards in all areas: academics, social, emotional, personal, and spiritual.
Students will be administered an academic entrance assessment to determine grade level readiness.
Students are given priority and considered for admission to St. Monica Catholic Elementary School in the following order:
  1. Academic and social readiness

  2. Registered and active parishioner at St. Monica
 Catholic Community
  3. Siblings of a student already enrolled in St. Monica Catholic Elementary School

  4. Catholics registered at other Parishes
  5. Non-Catholics

To make an appointment for a private tour during the school day, or for more information, please fill out the Prospective Student Form or contact the school office, 310.451.9801 or at