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Military Families

Welcome and thank you for your service in the United States military! The Catholic Diocese of Richmond and our schools are committed to supporting military students and families who may face frequent relocation or a deployed parent. We also understand that every military transfer is unique and our schools will work with your family to provide assistance along the way. Let us help serve you and your family in honor of your commitment to our country.

“The mission of Catholic Schools supports, protects and nurtures all children and their families who are seeking an education rooted in the richness of the Catholic Tradition.”

 Planning Your Arrival: Enrolling in Catholic Diocese of Richmond School

From the foothills of the Southern Appalachian Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean, 29 schools across our Diocese educate more than 8,000 Junior Kindergarten – 12th grade students each year. Use the School Locator to find a school near you.

  • Review the Enrollment Process and Admissions Requirements for the Catholic School(s) to which you are applying.
  • Admissions Requirements:
    • Birth certificate, Baptismal certificate for Catholic students, proof of adequate immunization as required by the Code of Virginia, physical examination within 12 months of entering school in addition to records from previous school and proof of custody where applicable.
    • Students who wish to enter Kindergarten must be age 5 by September 30th of the school year for which they are applying.
  • Tuition Assistance & Financial Aid: A variety of need-based tuition assistance and scholarships are available to help make Catholic education affordable. Please refer to the school’s tuition assistance information regarding the availability of additional merit scholarships, eligibility requirements and application instructions.

Schools in the Diocese of Richmond admit students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students and schools. We do not discriminate on the basis of color, race, national and ethnic origin in administration of educational policies, athletic and other school administered policies.