1015 E Dayton St 

South Bend, IN 46613

Contact Us

574.289.4535 Phone
574.289.4539 Fax

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2019 - 20 Admissions Packet

for new families

The Cathedral School of Saint Matthew is accredited by the Indiana Department of Education and AdvancED Accreditation.

Students entering grades 1 through 8 must take a placement test and/or bring evidence through previous NWEA assessments from their school records.

The Cathedral School offers full Preschool and Kindergarten programs.

If you have questions concerning admissions, registration, financial aid, or in other areas about our school please contact:


Mrs. Pat Gring

Admissions Director


Registration for St. Matthew Cathedral School will begin in March.

A Kindergarten student MUST be 5 by August 1st, we do not make exceptions on this rule.

To enter 4 year old Preschool a child must be 4 years old by August 1st and potty trained. 

To enter 3-year old preschool a child must be 3 years old by August 1st and potty trained.


  • Birth certificate

  • Registration Forms and the Fee

  • Emergency Form must be on file

  • If a child is Catholic, a baptismal certificate is required at registration

  • If a family is a parishioner of St. Matthew Cathedral we will ensure this through the parish.


2/3 of St. Matt's 8th Graders go on to Marian High School for their high school education.


"My time at Saint Matthew gave me knowledge to succeed, the confidence to challenge myself, and the study skills that allowed me to thrive in a variety of classes. The formation I received at Saint Matthew played a large part in my academic journey, allowing me to pursue incredible opportunities in the classroom and beyond.” —Theresa Rice, Marian High School Co-Valedictorian ’16