MPCS ADMISSION PROCESSES AND REQUIREMENTS
Step One: Submit completed Application for Admission with the non-refundable $100 application fee, cash or money order. Applications for admission and application fee do not guarantee admission to thhttp://mpcsonline.org/ApplicationForAdmission_2013.pdfe MPCS.
Step Two: Submit child’s birth certificate, immunization record, and full academic record, including standardized tests scores and report cards, from the past two years. For grades 5-8, also submit student‘s handwritten confession of faith along with one teacher recommendation and one pastoral recommendation.
Step Three: Call the administrative secretary to schedule an appointment for your parental interview and the applicant’s admissions testing.
Step Four: Arrive for parental interview and admissions testing on scheduled date, on time. If an emergency arises that necessitates rescheduling, call the office to request a date change.
Step Five: Receive Letter of Decision within 10 business days from interview/test date. If the student qualifies for admission, call the school office within 5 days to acknowledge receipt of the acceptance letter.
Step Six: Submit the first tuition payment and the full book/materials fee. MPCS accepts payments in the forms of cash, certified check or money order. Once payments have been received, the applicant’s admission is confirmed and his/her seat is guaranteed for ensuing school year.
Kindergarten 4 applicants should reach the age of four years by September 1 of the current calendar year. Likewise, Kindergarten 5 applicants must reach the age of five years by September 1 of the current calendar year.
Applicant must perform at or above age/grade level on all assessment measures.
Applicant‘s standardized test scores should fall within or above the average range in the areas of reading, math, and language.
Applicant ‘s eligibility will be determined on the strength of academic achievement, readiness, test scores, demonstrated sense of responsibility, letters of support/recommendation, and expressed desire to succeed in a Christian learning community.
Applicant should comprehend that his/her parents have delegated authority to the MPCS School during school hours. Therefore, he or she is subject to the instructional standards and discipline of the Mount Pleasant Christian School staff, teachers, and administration.
During the admissions process , MPCS may withdraw eligibility at any step where it becomes apparent that the Mount Pleasant Christian School is not a compatible academic, intellectual and/or spiritual environment for the applicant and/or his/her family.
Admission Requirement for Parents
The parents of each applicant should express a clear understanding of MPCS’s biblical foundation and administration. This expression should include a desire (1) to have their child learn and live the school’s Statement of Faith and (2) to have their child trained according to the full counsel of God’s Word.
“You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them …”
MIDDLE SCHOOL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
“The Road Less Traveled”
To be considered for admission to the Mount Pleasant Christian School, applicants for fifth through eight grades must submit the following documents:
Written Statement of Confession of Faith
Pastoral Letter of Support
One Teacher Recommendation
Report Cards for Past Two Years
Current Report Card
Standardized Test Scores for Past Two Years
Signed Parental Covenant
To qualify for admission, applicant must demonstrate the following attitudes, achievements, and attainments:
Belief in God and the Lord Jesus Christ
Respect for self, peers, adults and authority
Average or above overall academic functioning
High average reading and mathematics performances
History of appropriate school behavior and habits
Strong school attendance and affiliation
Developmentally appropriate social skills
A willingness to honor and promote the Mount Pleasant Christian School standard of excellence, in all things, and to obey its Code of Conduct
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveller, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth
Policy Reminders…The Mount Pleasant Christian School does not offer refunds. All fees are non-refundable.
Cash, money order, or certified bank check are acceptable forms of payment.