ADMISSION POLICY AND PROCEDURE
Miami Baptist School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, or ethnic origin. Registration is based on available space within the child’s developmental level. Developmental level is determined by the child’s chronological age and how the child fits into the academic and social framework of the school. Miami Baptist School accepts the obligation to work with each child and family to determine the proper placement of the child. Testing is required for children entering Kindergarten and up. Each child admitted must be determined by the School Administrator to be able to benefit from the program offered that his/her needs are being met. The school shall maintain a waiting list in general chronological order of applications as received, giving preference to family members who are members of Miami Baptist Church, and siblings of existing students. Early enrollments are recommended from February through April of each year.
1. A meeting will be held with School Administrator and the parents to discuss goals, philosophy, school policy, and the general information pertinent to both the child and the school.
2. The following documents are required for enrollment: Each child must present proof of proper immunizations as stated by the State Law of Florida Health Department. To stay enrolled, this must be updated at the child’s birthday each year. A copy of the birth certificate. A Physician’s Report Form documenting the child’s ability to attend school and any special health needs that the child may have.
3. The Registration Packet must also be fully completed and filled out by all parties as well.
February 1st, priority registration begins. All students returning to school for the up-coming year will be given preference if registration is received prior to April 1st .All Students registering for Kindergarten will be given preference, if registration is received between February 1st and April 1st, according to the following priority schedule and in accordance with vacancies available: 1. All members of Miami Baptist Church; 2. All siblings of existing Miami Baptist students; 3. All existing Miami Baptist students remaining available spots. Those applicants who have submitted completed registration packets, and have paid their registration fee will fill all vacant spots, and they will be given priority according to the date stamped.
HOURS AND OPERATIONS
A. Preschool and VPK 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
B. Grade School 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
C. School is opened daily from 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and every holiday.