Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have to be Ukrainian or Catholic to attend the schools?

No, you do not have to be either, however, it is a requirement that all students take Ukrainian language courses from K through 8, and participate in Religion, including weekly Divine Liturgy (mass). A good percentage of our student body is neither Ukrainian or Catholic. IC was established for the Ukrainian community to teach our youth the values and ethnic traditions of the Ukrainian people.

What do the registration requirements look like for prospective new students?

Submit a completed Registration Form, transcripts from the students previous school, and a baptismal certificate. Parents will be required to submit a photocopy of their driver's license or proof of residency. The registration period ends in April, although you can register at any time of the year.

Is there a dress code?

Yes, the dress code is specified in the IC Schools handbook. Boys and girls have different requirements. The handbook is posted on the IC Schools website.

Is there any homework assigned daily?

Homework is assigned in each class on most nights, it depends on the progress which the students have made in class during the day. A typical school night usually requires one to three hours of preparation for the next day. As the IC Schools are guided by college preparatory curriculum, you should expect to have assignments. Students also learn how to be organized and to budget their time accordingly.

Is there an Open House for us to visit the school and meet the teachers and administrative staff?

Yes, there are scheduled events when you can meet with the teachers and administrators. There are Open House events, PTO and Parents Club events, extracurricular activities, and other events which are great ways to meet with other parents.

How long is the school day?

The school day begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 3:15 p.m. Students can arrive on campus as early as 7:00 a.m. and stay until 5:00 p.m.

Is there a hot lunch program?

Yes. The school offers a hot lunch program daily, most meals are cooked from scratch (home made) and served by parent volunteers. Few meals are purchased from outside vendors and restaurants. A lunch menu and order form are available on the website.

Is there tuition assistance or a scholarship program?

To obtain more information, or to determine if you qualify for financial (tuition) assistance, visit the Archdiocese of Detroit website ( and follow the procedures listed.

Do I need to be a parishioner of the churches to send my kids to IC?

No, you do not. We have students which attend IC who are neither Catholic not Ukrainian; however, they are expected to participate along with other students as part of our curriculum. In order to obtain tuition discounts you must be a member of either Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Catholic or St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Churches.

Is there a latchkey program for after school pick-up?

There is an after-school program until 5:00 p.m. for students Pre-K – Grade 8. There is also an early drop-off program in the event that you need to bring your student to school before 7:30 a.m.

What percentage of IC School graduates continue on to college?

Over 95% of our graduates go on to complete college or other post-secondary institution.