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1. Complete Online Application

All applications must be submitted online at 

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2. Required Documents

After completing the application linked above, to complete the process you must upload the following documents to the TADS site:

• Copy of birth certificate

Copy of baptismal certificate, if Catholic 

Teacher recommendation form

Student report cards for the current year and previous two years for grades 1 through 8

Copy of any psycho-educational evaluations, if applicable

Non-refundable $50.00 application fee for grades 1-8, $75.00 for Kindergarten.

For Kindergarten: Recommendation from preschool, if the child attends preschool Please submit copies only of birth certificate, baptismal certificate, and school records.


Questions about the application process?


TADS: 1-800-477-8237

SBS Enrollment Manager: Erin Fridley or 301-593-5611 



For all new and returning students:

Before December 3, 2021 $50.00

After January 1, 2022 $100.00



New and returning families who would like to apply for tuition assistance through the Archdiocese of Washington, DC and Saint Bernadette Parish must complete the tuition assistance application also found within TADS:

Returning Families: Friday, December 6, 2021

New Families: Monday, February 19, 2022.


November 18, 2021
Application for Admission Opens for New Students for Grades K-8

November 18, 2021
TADS will go live for families to reserve seats for returning students for the 2020-2021 school year.

December 1, 2021
ADW Tuition Assistance Deadline for Returning Families

December 31, 2021
Deadline to Receive $50.00 Discounted Reservation Fee

February 19, 2022
ADW Tuition Assistance Deadline for New Families

February 28, 2022
Parish Tuition Assistance Deadline

March 1, 2022
Reservation Fee Deadline

March 31, 2022
Registration and Classroom Fee Deadline

May 1, 2022
Tuition Agreement Deadline

Summer 2022
Kindergarten Readiness Assessments


In all cases, admissions are at the discretion of the Principal who acts within the above guidelines. The Archdiocese Admissions Non-Discrimination Policy can be found on the website of the Catholic Schools Office of the Archdiocese of Washington: