Admissions Calendar 2016 – 2017


September 2016

22: Online Applications for the 2017 – 2018 school year opens

The Saint Mary’s online application is easy to complete. If you need access to a computer with high speed internet to complete the application, please contact the admissions office at 510-559-6240. We would be happy to have you complete your Saint Mary’s application at our school. Applications are accepted beginning September 22, 2016 through the deadline date of January 3, 2017.

22:  Information Night –  7:00 to 8:15 p.m. (Reservations not required)

Admissions Information Night is the first of many opportunities for eighth grade and seventh grade families to learn about Saint Mary’s philosophy, programs, and admissions information. The evening begins at 7:00 PM and will conclude by 8:15 PM with presentations from Dr. Pete Imperial, Principal, Cherisse Payne, Admissions Director, students, and faculty members.

Even though the focus of the evening is on the upcoming admissions year, seventh grade families are welcome. Information Night is located at Saint Mary’s in the Auditorium. Reservations are not required.


October 2016

Admissions Morning Coffee at 7:45 to 9:00 a.m. (Reservations for all coffees are required.)

The Morning Coffee informational sessions are for parents who are new to the high school process. The Admissions Director will review application procedures and give a brief overview of the school’s program. An optional tour of the campus follows the morning program. There are seven morning coffees offered. Morning coffee sessions are full

03:  Admissions Morning Coffee at 7:45 to 9:00 a.m. – FULL

17: Admissions Morning Coffee at 7:45 to 9:00 a.m. – FULL

24:  Admissions Morning Coffee at 7:45 to 9:00 a.m. – FULL


November 2016

07: Admissions Morning Coffee at 7:45 to 9:00 a.m. – FULL

14: Admissions Morning Coffee at 7:45 to 9:00 a.m. – FULL

20: Open House – 1:00 p.m. – All are welcome. (Reservations are not required)

This is the opportunity for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade families to meet the administration, faculty, coaches, staff, parents, and students. Reservations are not required.


December 2016

05: Admissions Morning Coffee at 7:45 to 9:00 a.m. – FULL


January 2017

03: Application Deadline at midnight.

07: HSPT Entrance Test – Click here for information on HSPT Testing.

17: Financial Assistance Information Night – 7:00 PM in the Shea Center

26: Interview Night.  Appointment times will be set between 6:00 PM to 8:15 PM.

Interview times will be sent via email to the applicant and the parents by January 18, 2017. The 10 to 15 minute interview is with the student and a member of the faculty, administration, or staff.


February 2017

Shadow Visits for Students who have applied to Saint Mary’s – February 7, 8, 9, 15, & 16


March 2017

17: Admissions decisions are posted online and should arrive at the applicants home by U.S mail.

19: Registration Portal opens for the class of 2021.


April 2017

08: Seventh Grade HSPT Practice Test.  Click here for information.


May 2017

03: Sixth and Seventh Grade Information Night


Admissions updates will be posted on the Admissions Homepage.