Process Overview
Potential patrons applying for admission will receive a packet containing the constitution, student handbook, and all application forms.  New patrons will also be required to have an interview with the administrator and/or board member before being accepted.  The administrator or board member will then give a recommendation to the school board for approval.  All new patrons are expected to attend the new patron orientation meeting held prior to the start of each school year.


  • Student must be at least five years old by December 1 to enter kindergarten and at least six years old by December 1 to enter first grade.
  • Students must have acceptable school readiness testing results (scheduled each spring).
  • Students must have up-to-date immunization and health examinations required by the state.

Transfer Students

All students transferring from another school to Shalom Mennonite School will be informed of the regulations of this school and shall read the student handbook.  Health and academic records should be transferred from the school attended prior to Shalom.  An interview with the principal and/or a board member will be scheduled for all students applying for entrance into seventh or eight grades prior to admission.

Tuition Assistance
Shalom participates in the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program.  Through this program, which is funded by local businesses, we are able to reduce the cost of tuition for low income families.  See Faith Builders Scholarship Fund for more information (

Tuition Rates 2024-2025
One Student (Kindergarten): $3,100
One Student (Grade 1-8): $5,170
Two Students: $6,730
Three Students or more: $8,280

Transportation Rates (per family)
Based on Google Maps Mileage of home address to school
0-5 Miles: $400
6-10 Miles: $700
10+ Miles: $1000

For more information contact Dervin Martin (