Admissions Process
Our admissions process begins by building a relationship with your family and is designed to help us get to know each girl personally. Our goal is to make the process as streamlined as possible while gathering the required information. The Admissions Team is here to guide you through every step of the way with personalized attention. We look forward to working with your family!

Admissions decisions are based upon entrance testing, previous and current school records, personal interviews, and availability of openings. As a convenience to our applicant families, we utilize an electronic notification and enrollment process.

List of 5 items.

  • Application for Grades 9-12

    Submit an online application and non-refundable $50 fee. Once you submit an application, the Admissions Office will send you supplemental information and paperwork to complete the application process. The application deadline for first-round consideration is January 31, 2019.
  • Interview and Visit Day

    As a part of the application process, applicants are invited to attend an Upper School Applicant Visit Day. Applicants will be sent a link in order to select a day to visit our campus. Please know that spaces are limited. During each Visit Day, applicants will interview, tour campus, and visit classes. Visit Days are offered on the following dates:
    • November 30, 2018
    • January 11, 2019
    • January 18, 2019
    • January 28, 2019
    • February 4, 2019
    • February 8, 2019
    • February 11, 2019
  • Supplemental Forms

    As we learn more about your daughter, St. Catherine’s requires supplemental forms as a part of the application process.

    Family Forms:

    • Parent/Guardian Statement
    • Applicant Statement
    Transcripts and Recommendation Forms:

    • Math Teacher Recommendation
    • English Teacher Recommendation
    • Administrative Recommendation
    • School Transcript Release
    • Personal Recommendation (Optional)
  • Testing

    St. Catherine's requires applicants to grades 9-12 to complete the SSAT as a part of the Upper School application process. You can register for the SSAT at www.ssat.orgEnter "St. Catherine's School" as a receiving school. Testing dates and locations are listed below:

    - October 13, 2018 at St. Catherine's School
    - November 10, 2018 at Collegiate School
    - December 8, 2018 at St. Catherine's School
    - January 5, 2019 at St. Christopher's School
    - February 2, 2019 at Collegiate School
    - March 2, 2019 at St. Christopher's School
    - April 27, 2019 at St. Christopher's School
    - June 8, 2019 at Collegiate School
  • Notification

    Notification of Upper School admissions decisions will be shared on March 8, 2019. Admissions decisions will continue on a rolling-basis after this date as space permits.

First Citizens Bank Merit Scholarship

Made possible by the Robert P. Holding Foundation, St. Catherine’s offers one merit scholarship opportunity annually beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. This opportunity is available to new students who are applying to St. Catherine’s School in grades 9, 10 or 11. A separate scholarship application process is required. Click here to learn more about this opportunity.
St. Catherine's admits qualified students without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to the students by the School.

Let's Get Started

The best way to get started is to come to St. Catherine’s for a campus tour, catch a glimpse of School life, meet our teachers and see teaching and learning up close. Call St. Catherine's School at 804-281-7140 or click here to schedule your personal tour.