Mary, Seat of Wisdom

MSW Admissions

Application Forms

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Prospective Family Inquiries

If you would like more information about Mary, Seat of Wisdom or would like to schedule a tour, please click on the links below to register for a private tour or request a day to have your child shadow an MSW student, or call 847-825-2500.

Enrolling a New Student

MSW has an on-going registration process. Families may apply for admission at any point during the school year by filling out the New Student Application and submitting the designated fees, birth certificate, and sacramental records. For those joining us for grades 1-8, a RECORDS RELEASE FORM will need to be completed as well.
The following items are required when registering.

  1. Application form
  2. Original Birth Certificate – which will be copied and immediately returned to you
  3. Copy of baptismal certificate (if applicable)
  4. Application fee – $100 cash or check per family (non-refundable)
  5. Copies of any IEP, ICEP, 504 Plan or other academic, health, or social-emotional support currently needed.
  6. Physical examination and immunization records 

NOTE:  The State of Illinois mandates that incoming Kindergarteners MUST be 5 by September 1st of the year they enter Kindergarten.  Please be aware of this when filing your child's Application.


State of Illinois Health Requirements:
PHYSICAL - An exam is required for students entering Preschool, Kindergarten, 6th Grade and all students entering MSW for the first time.
DENTAL - All students entering Kindergarten, 2nd Grade and 6th Grade.
VISION - An exam by an optometrist or physician who provides complete eye care is required for students entering Kindergarten and all students entering MSW for the first time.

Physical examination and immunization records – due by September 15th.

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Re-registration for Current MSW Students

MSW Pre-K through 7th grade parents will use an online google form to re-register their child(ren) for the next school year.  Re-registration opens in January.  Whether you will be returning to MSW or not, we ask that you fill out this form.

Opens January

Re-registration Fee

No need to send payment! All families will be billed a one-time $100 re-registration fee through FACTS Incidental Expenses.  PLEASE NOTE:  The $100 re-registration fee is per FAMILY, NOT per STUDENT.  If you are re-registering a student and also enrolling a new student, your FACTS account will be billed a one-time $100 registration fee.  Please contact Ms. Rose Reaves with all registration fees and tuition questions at RREAVES@MSWPARISH.ORG or 847-825-1522.

Please DO NOT USE the New Student Paper Application form for re-registering students or siblings.

Age Requirements

Preschool – A child entering preschool must be three and/or four years of age on or before September 1st of that year.

Kindergarten – A child entering kindergarten must be 5 years of age on or before September 1st of that year.

Young boy and girl student in class, standing at table - MSW Catholic School, Park Ridge, Illinois
Young girl student - MSW Catholic School, Park Ridge, Illinois

Becoming a Parishioner

Thank you for your interest in Mary, Seat of Wisdom Parish. We strive to foster the development of relationships so that the parish can continue its mission to provide excellent educational and formational programs, rewarding service opportunities, and spiritual nourishment.

To become a parishioner, please complete this online form. For more information, contact the Parish rectory at 847-825-3153

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