The prospective student must obtain our entrance form and pass our entrance examination and also our oral examination. Presently, the cut-off point for our entrance examination is 50% average and the examination comprises of 3 papers – Mathematics, English and General Paper. If a child did not pass or is withdrawn, the registration fee is non-refundable.
There is no barrier of religiosity. The family, however, must accept the principles of Catholic education and the child must show interest and willingness to co-operate in the activities of our school.
Prospective students must present their baptismal certificate and/or certificate of birth. After the dates are verified, the original certificate/s will be returned. The will also provide their testimonial, a recommendation letter form priest/pastor and two copies of recent passport photos.
The students and parents must sign an undertaking to abide by the rules and regulations of the school which have been structured to provide a conducive environment for learning.
The parents must show interest to co-operate with the principal and the faculty in school matters.
In terms of physical, emotional and learning disabilities, the parents, with the Principal and staff will have to explore education resources which might better meet the child’s individual resources.
New admissions into the boarding house is open only to students entering into JSS1 i.e. to be a boarder at Claret Academy one must join us in JSS I so as to be easily attuned to the basic formation required of our students.
Eligible students to be admitted into JSS 1 must have reached 10 years of age. They are to provide proof that they have finished primary six and have sat for their First School Leaving Certificate Examinations.
Admissions for Day Students are open for all students from JSS 1 up to SSS 2. All admissions take place starting from the beginning of first term and runs through the middle of second term each academic year. No admissions in the third term.
Claret Academy does not admit students into SSS 3, and definitely no registration of external candidates for JSSCE, WAEC or NECO examinations.
New families who wish to enroll their children in our school will be directed to see the Principal who will request to see the report cards of previous school/s and any other pertinent information relative to the child’s vital statistics.
ANNUAL REGISTRATION PROCEDURE
Registrations of new students are to be completed before the last week of August. This is to enable us plan ahead for furniture and uniforms for the new intakes.
The Principal together with the Dean of Studies will place the students in a class which best satisfies his/her individual needs. Placement will be determined by the result of our entrance examination, a standardized achievement test as directed by the State Ministry of education and Archdiocesan Education Board and/or report card from the previous school
As a rule, siblings are not placed in the same classroom.
All documents and levies stipulated in the prospectus must be completely submitted before registration and before any student is allowed into the class. Orientation for new students usually takes place the first week of resumption.
TRANSFER FROM OTHER SCHOOLS
Our school is open to all but subject to available space so as to create good teaching and learning environments.
Students who have formerly attended other schools, will upon acceptance, be evaluated to determine the best level for their learning.
Students coming into our school from other schools will be required to present their statements of result from the previous school/s, a transfer certificate, a testimonial and/or written identification duly signed by the Principal of former school/s.
When parents request a transfer to our school from any other school, a conference will be held to determine the reasons for the transfer, and to ensure that such a transfer will be in the best interest of the child.