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Important dates and information for

7th and 8th graders interested in

pursuing a Catholic High School


Below is a list of Catholic high schools most often attended by our students at St. Francis

Xavier. Please note there are many great Catholic schools available in the local area and you

are more than welcome to navigate their website for more information about visitations and

open houses.

Archbishop Hoban High School – One Holy Cross Blvd. Akron, Ohio 44306

8th grade shadow dates – contact admissions at (330) 849-2149 to schedule an appointment

on one of these dates

September 5, 7, 11, 14,25,26,28

October 1,2,3,5,8,9,12,15,16,17,22,23,29,30

November 2,5,6,7,9,12,13,14,16,27,28,30

December 3,4,5 and 7

January 8,9,14,15,16,22,23,25,28,29,30

February 1

Open Houses Sunday, September 30th 1pm-3pm, Sunday, October 21st 1pm-3pm

Admissions tests

● Saturday, October 13th 8 am

● Saturday, November 3rd 8am

● Saturday, November 10th 8 am

7th grade visitation day – you must take your child and provide transportation April 3rd from

9:15am -1pm

Admissions Director – Julie Stieber stieber@hoban.org

Holy Name High School – 6000 Queens Hwy, Parma Heights, Ohio 44130

8th graders can shadow starting in September – contact Mr. Trace Althoff (440) 886-0300 or

taltholff@holynamehs.com for an appointment

Open House – October 7th 12pm-3pm

Admissions test for 8th graders – October 20th 9am-12pm, November 3rd 9am-12pm,

November 7th 5:30pm-8:30pm

Magnificat High School – 20770 Hilliard Blvd Rocky River, Ohio 44116

8th grade shadows – September 18th – December 7th must have an appointment 3 days in

advance – contact (440) 331-1572

Open house – October 7th 11am-1:30pm

Admissions test prep course – Saturday, September 22nd – must register at (216) 965-5162

Admissions test dates – October 20th 9am-12pm, October 24th 4:30pm-8pm, October 27th


Our Lady of the Elms High School

8th grade shadow – by appointment at least one week in advance call Ms. Melanie Drouin

(330) 867-0918

Open Houses – October 7th 12pm-2pm, November 11th 12pm-2pm, January 27th 12pm-2pm,

April 7th, 12pm-2pm

Events you can attend – Fall Fest September 29th, 6th -8th grade dance October 20th


Admissions Test Dates – October 6th 9pm-12pm or 1pm-4pm, November 10th 9am-12pm

Padua Franciscan High School – 6740 State Rd Parma, Ohio 44134

8th grade shadow – September 6th – April 20th – Contact Ms. Kammy Shuman for an

appointment at kshuman@paduafranciscan.com

Open House – October 28th 1pm-4pm, November 1st 6pm-8pm

Admissions Test – October 13th 9am-12pm, October 20th 9am-12pm, November 10th

9am-12pm, December 3rd 4pm-7pm, Februar 2nd 9am-12pm.

St. Edward’s High School – 13500 Detroit Rd, Lakewood, Ohio 44107

8th grade shadow – dates start on September 20th contact admissions to schedule an

appointment (216) 521-2204 or admission@sehs.net

Open Houses – October 14th 11am-1:30 pm, November 4th 11am-1:30pm

Admissions Test – Saturday,October 20th – 9am, Wednesday, October 24th 5:30pm,

Saturday,October 27th 9am

St. Ignatius High School – 1911 W 30th St. Cleveland Ohio 44113

8th grade shadow – September 17th – November 16th

Open House – September 27th 5pm-7:30pm, December 5th 6pm-7:30pm

Admission Test Prep Course – September 22nd 9am-11:30am and 1pm-3:30pm

Admission Test – October 6th 8:30am-12pm, October 20th 8:30am-12pm, November 3rd


Contact Admissions director Patrick O’Rourke porourke@stignatius.edu