Grade School FAQ's

What does a shadow day consist of? 
A shadow day is a whole day shadowing the grade you are currently in. Typically, you will shadow from 8:30 - 3:00 pm. You will set up a day with the Admission Director at the Grade School.

What are the school's hours?
You can drop off as early as 7:30 am. School hours are from 8:00-3:15 for Early Childhood and 8:00-3:30 for K- 8.

Do you have an after school program?
Sion's extended day program (EDP) runs every day until 6:00 pm. Sign up HERE After school Academies offer a variety of classes throughout the year.

What foreign languages are offered at Sion?
Students start French in our Petite (2 yr old) classroom.
In 4th Grade, students will have a semester of French and a semester of Spanish.
In 5th grade, students choose either French or Spanish through Middle School.
Mandarin and Russian are offered in after school Academies.

Is there a discount for multiple siblings?
Our multi-child discount is:
15% for the second child
25% for the third child
35% for the fourth child

Are you affiliated with a certain parish?
As an independent Catholic school, we are not affiliated with a parish. Following the guidelines of the Diocese of Kansas City/St. Joseph, Catholic students will receive all sacramental preparation at their home parish. 

Is there an admissions test?
All applicants from grade K-8 will take an admissions test.

Are siblings guaranteed admission?
Sion offers priority placement for siblings and also must complete the same process, including admissions testing.
Notre Dame de Sion
Grade School for Girls and Boys
3823 Locust Street
Kansas City, MO 64109 
P: 816‑753‑3810 | Email
Notre Dame de Sion
High School for Girls
10631 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64114
P: 816-942-3282 | Email