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2020-21 School Year
Applications are currently being accepted on a rolling basis.
Thank you for taking the first steps toward a life of excellence.

We are so glad you are interested in joining our MACS family. Our vision of #TogetherWeExcel means we believe that we are better together. It means embracing different cultures and learning styles. It means nurturing individual talents and celebrating one another. When we work together, pray together, and lead by example, we can make a difference.

 

MACS is a family of nine Catholic schools in the Greater Charlotte area. MACS handles the admissions, financial aid, transportation, after school care and summer camp for all nine schools. All schools are co-ed and fully accredited.

 

MACS accepts students for PK, TK, K - 12th grade. We are a Catholic school system but welcome students and families of all faiths and backgrounds into our school community.

The non-refundable application fee of $110 is due per student upon completion of the application. 

Testing and Required Documents
 
  • PK / TK / Kindergarten

    Required Documents

    Additional TK & Kindergarten Documents

    Age Requirements

    • PK - Age 4 by 8/31

    • TK - Age 5 by 10/15

    • K - Age 5 by 8/31

    TK & Kindergarten Testing:

    Once application is submitted, ABC Educational Services will contact to schedule testing for your student. There is NO PreK testing.

    • Test of Early Reading Ability (TERA)

    • Test of Early Mathematics Ability (TEMA)

    • Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT)

    • Speech and Language Evaluation

  • Grades 1-8

    Required Documents

    • Application

    • Copy of student’s Baptismal Certificate and Birth Certificate

    • Proof of Physical Exam and Immunizations

    • Completed Parish Participation Voucher (for Catholics)

    • Two most recent years of grades (current year and previous year report cards)

    • Two most recent years of Standardized Test results (current year and previous year)

    1 - 8 Testing:

    Once application is submitted, ABC Educational Services will contact to schedule testing for your student.

    • Woodcock-Johnson Test of Achievement (WJA)

    • Written Language Evaluation

  • Grades 9-12

    Required Documents

    • Application

    • Copy of student’s Baptismal Certificate and Birth Certificate

    • Proof of Physical Exam and Immunizations

    • Completed Parish Participation Voucher (for Catholics)

    • Two most recent years of Standardized Test results (current year and previous year)

    • Principal and Teacher Recommendations

    • Transcripts

    High School Testing:

    Scheduled for 2/29/2020.

  • International (9-12)

    Required Documents

    • Application

    • Copy of student’s Baptismal Certificate and Birth Certificate

    • Proof of Physical Exam and Immunizations

    • Completed Parish Participation Voucher (for Catholics)

    • Two most recent years of Standardized Test results (current year and previous year)

    • Principal and Teacher Recommendations

    • Transcripts

    • English Proficiency Test Scores (iTep Slate, TOEFL Junior & TOEFL iBT accepted)

    Additional Requirements Upon Acceptance

    • I-20 Information Sheet

    • Copy of Passport

    • Copy of Student Visa

    • Copy of I-94

    • Proof of Health Insurance

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Para mayor información contacte a: 

Angélica Hurtado

Coordinadora de Reclutamiento de Estudiantes

Relocating?

We can help.

We understand out-of-town families may need extra help.

We want to make this transition as easy as possible for you and your family. Reach out to us and we will be happy to help.

 

Applications FAQs

Do you have rolling admissions?


Yes! Applications received after February 29, 2020 will be considered Rolling Admissions. Decisions will be determined on a rolling basis and subject to availability. Waitlists may apply.




Do I need to set up a login once I click Apply Online?


Yes. Each family will need to set up an account. You DO NOT need a separate account/login for each student. You will need a separate application for each student, even if one sibling is already a MACS student.




Does MACS accept paper applications?


No, not anymore. We are only accepting online applications at this time.




Does the admissions timeline apply to siblings of current students?


Yes. The admissions dates/timeline apply for new students as well as siblings of current MACS students.




Where do I find the Parish Participation Voucher?


During the application process, you will download the Parish Participation Voucher to be completed by your pastor.




Do I schedule my own testing for grades TK, K - 8?


No. ABC Educational Services will contact you to schedule testing AFTER you have submitted an application.




How do I submit my proof of Physical Exam and Immunizations?


When completing your application, you will upload these documents in your student's checklist.





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