Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Birmingham, including Holy Spirit
Regional School, admit students of any sex, race, color, national
or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities
generally accorded or made available to all students at the schools.
They do not discriminate on the basis of sex, color, race, national
or ethnic origin in administration of educational and administrative
policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other school
Holy Spirit Regional Catholic School complies with Alabama State Law
regarding Kindergarten and First Grade entrance requirements:
A. Students entering Kindergarten MUST be five years old on or before September
1st, of the current school year. This is required by state law.
Students entering First Grade MUST be six years of age on or before
September 1st of the current school year. This is required by state
law. No exceptions are permitted other than the case of students who
are transferring from another Catholic parochial school or from a
public school Kindergarten in which the curriculum of that district
C. The exact date of birth will be determined from an
official and valid birth certificate, which will be copied and then
returned to the parents immediately after registration.
State Law also requires that children entering Kindergarten or First
Grade be immunized against polio, diphtheria, tetanus, peruses, measles
and rubella. The school must have a copy of these records on file.
Additionally, all new students are required to produce a Social Security
Number, Health Emergency Release Form and Birth Certificate, as well
as a copy of their most recent report card. A student must be in good
standing and must have no disciplinary action pending against them
by the school they are leaving in order to be eligible to enroll in
Holy Spirit Regional School.