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Admissions

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For more than 60 years, Saint Gregory’s School has been rooted in providing children with a strong academic and personal foundation. Our teachers are engaged, and they provide a nurturing environment that fosters articulate, curious, and self-disciplined learners who are known for their exemplary moral character.

A Bright Future Begins at Saint Gregory’s School

Steps for Admission

After completing a tour of Saint Gregory’s, a parent should fill out our application and request for school records release form. Teacher recommendations are encouraged. There is a non-refundable application fee of $25. The Head of School will make the final admissions decision in consultation with faculty and inform the family. Parents of accepted students will be sent an enrollment contract.

Visit School

To arrange a tour, please contact our Head of School, Kathryn Helm at (518) 785-6621 or info@saintgregorysschool.org

Apply

Submit your application materials by our priority deadline of March 15th.

We always welcome applications on a rolling basis.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Explore the investment in your child’s education and the financial aid options that best suit your family’s need.

Accepted Students: Next Steps

Deposit

A tuition deposit of $500 must be submitted promptly after acceptance to secure your child’s spot.

Uniforms

Uniforms are required for all students, grades pre-K4-8. Saint Gregory’s will provide all necessary information upon admission.

 Transportation

Saint Gregory’s School receives bus services from almost every district in the Capital Region. Parents should contact their school district to obtain transportation information.

Frequently Asked Questions

The deadline to apply to Saint Gregory’s is March 15th. If this is an issue, please contact admissions@saintgregorysschool.org

Visit our online application or download a PDF version here.

Schedule a tour here

Prospective families are strongly encouraged to tour the school while classes are in session. Tours are conducted by the Head of School and finish with a meeting to discuss the students’ educational future. Open Houses are scheduled regularly throughout the school year, yet families may request a personal tour at their convenience by contacting our Head of School, Kathryn Helm, at (518) 785-6621 or  info@saintgregorysschool.org.

You can locate our tuition costs here.

Every family is expected to contribute to the cost of tuition and fees, thereby supporting the community and our mission. While we expect that the vast majority of families will pay the full cost of tuition and fees, some families may be eligible for a modest level of financial aid based on determined need. If you have any questions about financial aid, please contact Joanne Dott at jdott@saintgregorysschool.org.

We welcome families of all faiths who want to learn, grow, and achieve.

For more information, visit Our Faith.

Saint Gregory’s proudly presents a number of facts about our school that give our students an advantage over other schools:

  • The average class size in Saint Gregory’s is 12 students, giving your child plenty of resources and attention.
  • Spanish is taught from pre-K through 8th grade. Additionally, Latin is taught from 5th to 8th grade.
  • Many of the full-time and part-time educators at Saint Gregory’s have advanced degrees in their field.
  • Saint Gregory’s School will provide necessary textbooks for all classes.

For more on the offerings we have for our students, see our academics page here.

In the broader community, Saint Gregory’s students participate in a variety of community service projects and activities to enhance the welfare of others. Annually, the School participates in a Thanksgiving Food Drive with the food donated to St. John’s/St. Anne’s Food Pantry. Additionally, at Christmas time, Saint Gregory’s adopts families and provides gifts for the less fortunate. The students also participate in two to three other service projects during the year. Some examples have been:

  • Aid for natural disasters
  • Visiting veterans and nursing homes
  • Care packages for our troops
  • Working in soup kitchens
  • Collecting money for charitable foundations

These experiences provide the students with priceless “teachable moments” that encourage and foster a spirit of giving that continues throughout their lives.

Parents and alumni are encouraged to be involved in our students’ education by participating in school community events and supporting the Parents’ Association. Parents also bring their expertise and wisdom to committees that focus on marketing the school, development, curriculum, the performing arts, and athletics.

Opportunities to volunteer in the school take a wide variety of forms and change regularly. If you would like to be more involved in the school as a volunteer, please contact the Head of School Kathryn Helm at (518)785-6621 or headmaster@saintgregorysschool.org.

Saint Gregory’s School receives bus services from almost every district in the Capital Region. Parents should contact their school district to obtain transportation information.

Saint Gregory’s offers before school care beginning at 7:30 a.m. daily, except when designated. There is no charge for this program. 

Saint Gregory’s also offers an after school care program from 3:45 to 6:00 p.m. daily, except when designated. Students in 3rd through 8th grade may attend Homework Club from 3:45p.m. to 5:00p.m. from Monday through Thursday. Additional fees for these programs are required.

For more on our before and after school programs, visit our students page here.

Meet Our Administrative Staff

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Kathryn Helm

Head of School

Athletic Director and PE teacher of a private school in Albany, NY

Steve Seymour

Assistant Head of School

faculty of a private school in Albany, NY

Jennie Augar

Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant of Saint Gregory's School in Albany, NY

Joanne Dott

Business Manager

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