The Office of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Richmond, Virginia.

Catholic school students honor U.S. Military members

Military Families and Catholic Education

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. Every military transfer is unique and our schools work with families to provide assistance along the way. 

1 %

of our students are connected to military personnel

In honor of your commitment to our country, we are committed to making your child’s educational experience a welcoming encounter.

Military families in our Catholic schools

Planning Your Arrival:
Enrolling in Catholic Diocese of Richmond Schools

  • 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.

Purple Star designation for military friendly schools

Additional Information for Military Families