A classic approach to a modern education

Become a Part of the Incarnation Catholic School Family


Incarnation Catholic School has been making a world of difference in the lives of students in PreK-3 through 8th grade by providing a challenging and quality education based in faith. We invite you to tour our campus and see firsthand what over 50 years of tradition has built.

  • Creating life-long learners in Pre-K 3 through 8th grade since 1964
  • Welcoming atmosphere and family-oriented community
  • Time honored Catholic traditions
  • Traditional classroom curriculum for all grades including related arts
  • 1:1 iPad program for Middle School students
  • Advanced technology throughout campus
  • Foreign language classes including Spanish, Mandarin, Latin and French
  • Full athletic program including Varsity and intramurals
  • Morning & After Care programs
  • Apple-certified teachers
  • Full and Half Day Preschool Programs for 3 & 4 year olds
  • Safe and secure facility including state-of-the-art dismissal system: ICS in the news!
  • Financial Aid available
  • ICS accepts Step Up for Students, McKay and AAA Foundation Scholarships
  • Certified VPK provider

We would like to make the admissions process as straightforward as possible and to guide you along the way. Please review the admissions information and contact us for a tour today. We look forward to welcoming your family to ours.


Admissions Department:

Telephone: (813) 884-4502

​Admission Procedures

For all grade levels, a personal tour of the campus is encouraged. In addition, for grades 6th – 8th, an interview with Principal McLaughlin is required before an enrollment invitation is extended. Once registration paperwork and payment is submitted, all students are required to complete placement testing at Incarnation before admission is complete. 

Admission Requirements:

  • Completed Application
  • Copy of the most recent report card & state testing results (1st – 8th)
  • Complete placement testing at Incarnation
  • Original State Birth Certificate
  • $400 Registration Fee (non-refundable)
  • Baptismal Certificate, if applicable
  • Current Physical and Immunization Form must be submitted prior to the first day of school.*
  • Interview for all incoming 6th – 8th grade students and parents with Principal
  • Completed FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment

Registration will not be complete until all documents are submitted with the registration fee. Documents can be mailed or submitted directly to the front office.

Once the completed application and registration fee is submitted, all incoming students will complete pre-testing at Incarnation.

Applications are reviewed on a first-come first-served basis.

The registration fee is non-refundable should your family receive an invitation to join the student body. The fee is refundable if we feel Incarnation Catholic School is not an appropriate fit your family’s needs.

*For new students in all grades, a State of Florida Physical examination Form 3040 and Immunization HRS Form 680 are the official documents that are required.

Age Requirements:

In order for a student in any of the following grades to enter Incarnation he/she must meet the following age requirements.

  • Pre-K3- Students must be 3 years old to begin the program
  • Pre-K4 (VPK) – 4 years of age by September 1st
  • Kindergarten – 5 years of age by September 1st
  • 1st Grade - 6 years of age by September 1st
  • Incarnation Catholic School is accredited by the Florida Catholic Conference (FCC) and follows the state of Florida, FCC and Diocese of St. Petersburg Guidelines.
  • Parishioners who are active, contributing members of Incarnation Catholic Church, or other local, or out-of-state Catholic parishes if relocating, will be given first priority for admission into Incarnation Catholic School.

Family Service Requirement. Families are required to perform service to the school by volunteering at various school events and functions throughout the year.

Immunizations: All students entering ICS must meet the immunization requirements set by law. Parents are required to provide proof of immunizations by submitting the blue Florida Certification of Immunization form and also provide a current physical form obtained from their child’s physician prior to the first day of school. The Diocese of St. Petersburg does not allow for religious exemption for immunizations.

Statement of Accreditation

​Incarnation Catholic School is fully accredited by the Florida Catholic Conference and holds comprehensive membership in the National Catholic Education Association.

Tuition Rates 2020-2021

K – 8th Grade

Annual Tuition: $7,400


Full Time Tuition*
Five Half Days Tuition*


Full Time Tuition
Five Half Days Tuition

*VPK Voucher Accepted and will reduce tuition to $1,350 for half day; $4,900 for full-time



Returning Families:

$250 registration fee per child by February 7, 2020 (Non-Refundable.)

$400 beginning February 10, 2020 (Non-Refundable.)

New Families:

$400 registration fee per child (Non-Refundable.)


$375 technology fee for all 6th- 8th grade students for iPad and accessories (apps, insurance, device lease, mobile device manager, etc.)


An additional $225 (Non-Refundable) Graduation Fee (includes Diploma, Diploma Cover, Cap and Gown, keepsakes, Admission to Graduation Dance).


$150 must be raised through raffle ticket sales

Incarnation Catholic School accepts Florida's Step Up For Students Scholarship, McKay Scholarship and the AAA Foundation Scholarship. We offer payment plans through FACTS Tuition Payment Program.

All ICS families and new applicants must create a Grant & Aid Assessment through FACTs by visiting: https://online.factsmgt.com/

Application packages will not be considered complete until the FACTS profile has been finalized.

Step Up for Students/Florida Tax Credit Scholarship


AAA Foundation Scholarship



Involvement Hours: 20 hours, at least 6 must be through fundraising

Unfulfilled Hours = $25/hour for service hours; $75/hour for fundraising hours. (Families may submit hours throughout the year, unfulfilled hours are billed at this rate at year’s end; families can opt to pay $800 to fulfill their involvement hour commitment).

FACTS GRANT & AID APPLICATION: https://online.factsmgt.com/signin/3FGHN

*More details about specifics of these hours and where/how they must be fulfilled will be included in the 2020 – 2021 Student-Parent Handbook.

Morning & After Care

AM and PM Extended Care

Morning Care

Before school supervision is held every school day from 7:00 AM until 7:30 AM. All students who arrive on the school grounds before 7:30 AM must be in Morning Care in St. Michael’s Hall. Students with or without parents will not be permitted to wait in hallways until the 7:30 AM bell. There is no charge for the Morning Care service. 

After Care Program

The After Care Program is located in the Media Center. It works to provide an enjoyable atmosphere with a variety of activities, including: homework time, arts and crafts, computer time, and outdoor and indoor play.

Admission Policies​: The After Care Program is restricted to only those students enrolled at Incarnation Catholic School. Every student attending after care must have a current after care Registration Form on file. It is the responsibility of the Parent/Guardian to inform the school of any changes of information on the form. VosRi card is needed for pick up. Anyone not recognized by our staff will need to produce a photo ID. If you decide that your child may be signed out by another parent, the parent’s name needs to be written on your registration form or a note from you should be given to the staff prior to that day.

Operation Hours and Fees

  • Daily on School days 3:20 - 6 PM
  • Half days: 12:20- 6 PM
  • Not available when there is no school

2020-2021 Rates:

Monthly payments will be due on the first Monday of the month and the daily payments will be due every Monday prior to extended care service.

  • Daily- $15 for first child ($8 for each additional child)
  • Half Day Daily- $20 for first child ($10 for each additional child)
  • Monthly- $150 for first child ($80 for each additional child)
  • Late Payment: $10 if payment not received by the first Monday of the month
  • Late pick up fee: $1 every minute after 6:00 pm


The Early Learning Program is a place that

  • delights in being with children and sharing in their joys;
  • nurtures a child's ability to wonder, explore and create;
  • believes children learn through hands-on play and through meaningful social interactions with both adults and peers;
  • provides a student-centered environment that promotes social, emotional, spiritual and moral growth and development;
  • supports parents in their role as primary educators of their child[ren];
  • partners with Incarnation Catholic School to foster a sense of community and family among students and faculty.

VPK Certificate