St Joseph’s Secondary School, Rush
Europe's first CFES School of Distinction

Annual Admission Notice

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St Joseph’s Secondary School, Rush, Co Dublin

ANNUAL ADMISSION NOTICE

in respect of admissions to the 2022/2023 school year

Admission Policy and Application Form

A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission for 2022-2023 is available as follows: –

To download at: www.stjosephsrush.ie

On request: By emailing office@stjosephsrush.ie or writing to : St Joseph’s Secondary School, Convent Lane, Rush, Co. Dublin K56 A308

PART 1 - Admissions to the 2022- 2023 school year

Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2022- 2023

The following are the dates applicable for admission to First Year

The school will commence accepting applications for admission on

1October 2021

The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on

13 October 2021

The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is

25 October 2021

The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is

2 November 2021

Note: the school will consider and issue decisions on late applications in accordance with the school’s admission policy.

*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn

Number of places being made available in 2022-2023

The number of places being made available in first year

180

PART 2 - Admissions to the 2021-2022 school year

In respect of the 2021-2022 school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was227

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2021- 2022 school year:

Number of places available:

168

Number of applications received:

227

Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria:


The Criteria under which you qualify, based on your application form will be added together to give you your total points (the maximum total points is 50



Category A - Criteria 1, 2 & 3 - 50 points

Offers made 54

Places accepted 51


Category B - Criteria 1,2 & 3 – 45 points

Offers made 7

Places accepted 6


Category C – Criteria 1, 2 & 3 – 40 points

Offers made 16

Places accepted 6



Category D – Criteria 1 & 2 – 40 points

Offers made 95

Places accepted 75


Category E – Criteria 1, 2 & 3 – 35 points

Offers made 0

Places accepted 0



Category F – Criteria 1&3 – 35 points

Offers made 3

Places accepted 3


Category G – Criteria 1&2 – 30 points

Offers made 22

Places accepted 7



Category H – Criteria 1&3 – 30 points

Offers made no applicants

Places accepted



Category I – Criteria 1&3 – 25 points

Offers made no applicants

Places accepted



Category J – Criteria 2&3 – 25 points

Offers made 1

Places accepted 1


Category k – Criteria 1 – 25 points

Offers made 8

Places accepted 3


Category L – Criteria 1&3 – 20 points

Offers made no applicants

Places accepted



Category M – Criteria 2&3 – 20 points

Offers made no applicants

Places accepted



Criteria 1 - Catchment Area


Residency in the Parish of Rush K56 K34 25 points
Permanent residency in the Parish of Lusk K45 15 points

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Criteria 2 - Designated Feeder Schools - 15 points


  • Corduff NS Rush, Co. Dublin.
  • Gaelscoil Ros Eo Rush, Co. Dublin
  • Lusk NS Lusk, Co. Dublin
  • Rush & Lusk Educate Together NS Lusk, Co. Dublin
  • Rush NS Rush, Co. Dublin
  • St Brendan’s NS Loughshinny, Co Dublin
  • St Catherine’s NS Rush, Co. Dublin

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Criteria 3 - Sibling 10 or 5 points


Sibling of student currently enrolled in St Joseph’s Secondary School Rush (10 points)
  • Sibling of student enrolled in St Joseph’s in the past six years

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Criteria 4Other 5 points






Category N – Criteria 1– 15 points

Offers made 2

Places accepted 0



Category O – Criteria 2 – 15 points

Offers made no applicants

Places accepted


Category P – Criteria 3 – 10 points

Offers made no applicants

Places accepted


Category Q – Criteria 3 – 5 points

Offers made no applicants

Places accepted



Category R– Criteria 4 – 5 points

Offers made 7

Places accepted 0


Late Applicants:

Offers made 12

Places accepted 7

Total number of offers made

225

Number of names placed on the waiting list for the school year concerned.

0




























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