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Application Process

Application for Admission for Fall 2021 will open online on October 1 for current families.

Application Procedure

Admissions Calendar

Application Procedure

To apply for admission, please click here.

  • You will be will be contacted by the Admissions Director to discuss the next steps and arrange a tour.
  • Upon acceptance, you will be notified via email regarding completion of the registration process.
  • There is a non-refundable registration fee of $175.00 per child (new families) or $85.00 per child (current ANS families)

Students must be three years old by September 1 to enter Pre-K3; four years old by September 1 to enter Pre-K; five years old by September 1 to enter Kindergarten; six years old by September 1 to enter Grade One. All students must be potty trained and be up to date on immunizations by the first day of school.

Parish registration, church attendance and support will be verified by the respective pastors for Catholic families to determine eligibility for the Catholic Tuition Rate.


Pre-Kindergarten:  Students entering Pre-K 4 are asked to come in and spend an hour in our PreK classroom prior to acceptance. This gives them the opportunity to see the school, meet the teachers and students, and get an idea of what a school day is like at ANS.

Grades Kindergarten through 8:  Students in grades K through 8 are required to Shadow another student for a day (if during school year) and to provide copies of most recent report card, last year’s end-of-year report card, and any standardized test scores, prior to acceptance. If applying during summer months, parent and student are required to meet with the Principal and to provide the required documents listed above.

Waiting List Policy

A waiting list will be created following registration when capacity enrollment is reached for a particular grade. When openings occur, students will be admitted in the following category order:

  1. Catholics within the consolidation with children presently enrolled
  2. Catholics within the consolidation
  3. Catholics out of the consolidation with children presently enrolled
  4. Non-Catholics with children presently enrolled
  5. Catholics out of the consolidation not presently enrolled
  6. Non-Catholics not presently enrolled

The Archdiocese Admissions Non-Discrimination Policy can be found on the website of the Catholic Schools Office of the Archdiocese of Washington:

Admissions Calendar

Dates for the 2021-2022 School Year

Current Families:

Online Registration – Follow link sent in email (emails will be sent after Oct. 1)

New Families:

Online Registration – Beginning January 1 click here

(Be sure to choose the 2021-2022 School Year when applying)

NOTE: If you did not receive the e-mail from TADS,

please call school office at 301-934-9595.

Open Houses for Prospective Families:

Due to Covid restrictions, we will not be hosting an Open House at this time.

Please email the Admissions Director for information at or call the school office at 301-934-9595