St. Columbkille Catholic School: 2019-2020 Kindergarten Registration Information

Our school serves approximately 510 students in grades K-8. It is our mission to help students grow in spirit, mind, and body as disciples of Christ, and we are excited to welcome a new group of kindergartners and their families on the journey!

Our kindergarten staff includes 3 certified teachers and 3 full-time teachers' assistants. Each classroom has a maximum of 20 kindergartners.

General Information:

  • Registration for current school families begins on Tuesday, February 6. (Sacred Heart preschoolers are considered current families for all registration purposes).
  • Registration for new school families begins Friday, February 24.
  • Registration forms are available in the school office, at Sacred Heart Preschool, and on our school website ( under the documents tab.
  • New school families are required to pay a non-refundable deposit of $250.00 which will be applied to your tuition.
  • Kindergarten Roundup, a day designed for our future kindergartners, will be held on Thursday, February 21st and Friday, February 22nd. Please call the office to register your child for either Thursday OR Friday.
  • A Kindergarten Roundup Parent Meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 18 at 6:30 PM in the school gym.
  • In order to register for kindergarten, your child must turn 5 on or before July 31.

In order to be considered for enrollment in our 2019-2020 Kindergarten class, we require a completed Enrollment Form and your deposit (if applicable) turned in to the school office on or before February 22, 2019.

If we have more than 60 prospective kindergartners in our Waiting Pool, we will notify each family of acceptance. If we do not have a place in the class for your child at that time, we will contact you to determine whether you would like to be placed on a Waiting List.

If you are new to our parish and have a child who turned 5 on or before July 31, please contact the school for more information about our kindergarten program. Either call the office at 402-339-8706 or send an email to

If your child does not turn 5 by the deadline, and you are interested in sending him/her to school early, please contact your school district of residence for more information on their testing policies and procedures. 

For those who do not meet the age requirements for kindergarten, we have an excellent preschool program focused on the spiritual, physical, and intellectual growth of young children. For more information about preschool for the 2019-2020 school year, contact Sarah Foreman, Assistant Principal, at or 402-339-8706.




St. Columbkille Catholic School  *  224 East 5th Street  *  Papillion, NE 68046-2299  *  (402) 339-8706