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Rochester Central Lutheran School


Enrollment Process

Welcome to RCLS! 

>Step 1

Schedule a virtual meeting or in-person tour with Enrollment Director, Mrs. Robin Kaufmann, or Early Childhood Director, Mrs. Lynn Schoppers.

>Step 2


  • Early Childhood, Kindergarten and 6th grade Early Admissions for the 2022-23 school year opens on November 15. Acceptance decisions will be made beginning December 1.
  • Re-enrollment for current families opens on January 15, 2022.
  • Early Enrollment for all grades opens on February 1, 2022. Acceptance offers will be extended as space allows.

Families wanting to enroll for the current school year may do so by emailing

After parents have met with the admissions team, students may enroll via the Bobcat App portal. Instructions will be provided from the Enrollment Office.

>Step 3

Applying for Variable Tuition? Families who think they may qualify are strongly encouraged to complete application in the Bobcat App portal by April 1 in order to receive priority consideration. Notification of Variable Tuition will be made in late April.

>Step 4

Your tuition contract will be emailed to you in late April (or within two weeks of acceptance when applying after March).  

The return of this contract by May 15 will secure your student's place in the 2022-23 class. Complete this contract and look forward to the peace of mind of having your child in a school where he/she belongs.

You have found the right place for your child, and we are honored to partner with you in the important work of establishing a foundation for life and learning.


RCLS admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, or sex to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. RCLS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color national and ethnic origin, or sex in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, and athletic and other school-administered programs.