St. Andrew School,a Catholic school in the Diocese of Rockford, Illinois, admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. St. Andrew School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of their educational policies, admission policies, scholarship/tuition assistance programs, and athletic or other school administered programs.
Admissions toSt. Andrew School are regulated by class size, program availability, and based on date of registration within the preference categories listed below.
1. As a school established by St. Andrew Catholic Parish to educate the children of parishioners, admission to St. Andrew School is granted first to Catholic children whose parents or guardians are registered, contributing members of St. Andrew parish.
2. If class size becomes a restricting factor, families who presently have a child or children enrolled at St. Andrew School will be given first preference.
3. The school principal has final approval of all admissions.
St. Andrew Catholic School does not discriminate against students with disabilities. St. Andrew Catholic School does not discriminate against individuals based on their status as immigrants.
“Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Rockford shall be in compliance with all relevant case law interpreting the Illinois School Code, including Plyler v. Doe.”
“If an individual believes that he or she is a victim of unlawful discrimination by the School the individual should report this to the Principal or Superintendent of the School. If the complaint of discrimination is against the Principal or Superintendent, the individuals may instead report the matter to the Superintendent of Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Rockford. All complaints of unlawful discrimination will be investigated and treated seriously. The report will be investigated, and the investigation may include a review of the documentation as well as interviewing the alleged victim, potential witnesses and the alleged accused. Upon completion of the investigation, a determination as to the merits of the allegation of discrimination will be made. The individuals involved will be informed of the results of the investigation.”