How Do I Apply?

How Do I Apply?


  1. All 8th grade students who plan to apply to St. John the Baptist D.H.S. must take the Catholic High School Entrance Exam, administered, yearly, in October. Exam information can be obtained at the CHSEE, INC website:

  2. Preference is given to students who select St. John’s as their first choice.

  3. Scholarship Incentive Awards are offered to 8th grade students based on the results of the entrance exam and their academic transcript.

  4. Students with an I.E.P. or 504 Plan should notify St. John’s, in advance, by signing the attendance sheet @ Open House or call the school @ 587-8000 ext: 113.

a. We require all incoming Freshmen to take the Catholic High School Entrance Exam. The test can be taken with limited accommodations, however, you must apply for accommodations separately. (see test booklet).

b. Notification of acceptance will be mailed in mid-January.


Transfer students are accepted on a limited basis. Students in grades 9-11 who wish to transfer to St. John’s should complete the Application Form on our website, print and mail or email the form to us. In addition to the application, please also include:

a. Student’s Academic record for the last 3 years (Report cards or Unofficial Transcript including most recent Report Card and Standardized Test Scores).

b. A Copy of all Attendance records/Discipline records.

c. A copy of a Students I.E.P. or 504 PLAN (if applicable).

d. Two Letters of Recommendation (from a Teacher, Guidance Counselor, etc…).

The Admissions committee will review all documents. If there is an opening in that particular grade level, the student and the parent/guardian will be requested to make an appointment for an interview.



Most School Districts provide busing for students within a 15 mile radius, and require you to submit your request by April 1st. Textbooks are issued by you local school district and must be return to the district at the end of the school year. Check with you local school district for further information.

Created on 2/23/2011 - Last updated on 6/26/2017

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