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Application Process


How to Apply: Admissions Checklist

  • Take the High School Placement Test (HSPT)

Prepare for the HSPT with St. Catherine’s
Take the HSPT at St. Catherine’s 

  • Family interview with the Principal and/or Admissions Director if requested by the Admissions Office


Important Dates

Application Deadline: December 22, 2017.

In order for your daughter to receive her decision letter with the first set of letters that will be mailed on January 26, 2018, she must have her application in before we dismiss for Christmas Break on December 22, 2017. Applications will be accepted on a rolling admissions basis through the Spring and are processed on a first come, first served basis.

HSPT Fall Test Dates:

Saturday November 18 at St. Catherine’s
Saturday December 2 at St. Catherine’s (with accommodations)

Prep Course at St. Catherine’s: Saturday November 4. 9am-12pm

Fall Open House: Sunday, November 5, 1-3pm

Admission Criteria

Acceptance to SCA is based on, but not limited to, the following criteria: 

  • Attending a shadow day
  • Registration for and satisfactory performance on the High School Placement Test
  • Completed application for admission
  • Successful completion of the 8th grade
  • Formal meeting and/or interview with the Principal and/or Director of Admissions if requested by the Admissions Office

"If you are what you should you be, you will set the world ablaze!"

-St. Catherine of Siena