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Apply to Saint Mary's

Thank you for considering Saint Mary’s as the high school for your child. Please read the application instructions carefully.  

The application for the 2023-2024 academic school year is now CLOSED.

Steps to Apply
Our inquiry form ensures you stay up-to-date on admissions events and deadlines. 
Come see our campus! You can find the schedule here.
The deadline to turn in your application is Jan. 4, 2023.
All 9th grade applicants to Saint Mary’s College High School are required to take the High School Placement Test (HSPT).
*The deadline to register is Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023. 
If a student is requesting extended time on the HSPT, please see our HSPT page for more information.
Saint Mary's requires three recommendations: one from your current math teacher, english teacher, and principal or counselor.

To simplify the work of the eighth grade teachers who are asked to complete the recommendation forms, Saint Mary’s will also accept a copy of a completed recommendation form from another Catholic or private school.

Print or *Download the recommendation forms (see below) and deliver them to your student's teachers. Completed forms can be emailed to [email protected]

*Forms are fillable pdf's to make it easy for teaches to fill them out and email back to us

We recommend that the forms are given to your student's current school at least four weeks before the deadline on Feb. 3, 2023.

Letter of Recommendation Form:

8th grade transcripts are due Feb. 3, 2023.
How do I send them?
Use the request form below and give it to your school's registrar.
Please fill out Saint Mary's tuition assistance application if you would like to apply for financial aid.
More information can be found on our tuition assistance page.
Saint Mary’s will set an appointment to meet with the applicant for about 15 to 20 minutes. This is an opportunity for a member of the faculty or administration to meet the student and for the student to get their questions answered.
Decisions will be emailed March 17, 2023.
The enrollment portal will open March 18, 2023.

Admissions Deadlines 2022-2023

September 2022
  • 01: Application Opens for the 2023-2024 school year
January 2023
  • 03: HSPT Registration Deadline
  • 04: Application Deadline
  • 07: HSPT Entrance Test
February 2023
  • 01: Interview Night
  • 03: Letters of Recommendation & Transcripts Deadline
March 2023
  • 17: Decision Day
  • 18: Registration Portal Opens of the Class of 2027




These admissions steps are key to applying to Saint Mary's. If you have any questions, please email our Admissions Assistant, Ariana Corwin, at [email protected] or call (510)-559-6240.