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Choosing a CATHOLIC High School

2019 – 2020 | Dates and information for 7th and 8th graders interested in pursuing a  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

OPEN HOUSES

Sunday, September 22, 2019            1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Wednesday, October 16, 2019          6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 PLACEMENT TESTS & PARENT SESSIONS

Saturday, September 14, 2019          8:30 am – Noon

Saturday, October 5 , 2019                            8:30 am – Noon

Saturday, November 2, 2019                 8:30 am – Noon

PLACEMENT TEST SCHOLARSHIP RECEPTION

Thursday, January 9, 2020                            6:00 pm -7:30 pm

CLASS OF 2024 REGISTRATION DATES

Saturday, March 7, 2020                               8:00 am – Noon

Thursday, March 12, 2020                   3:00 pm – 7:30 pm

DISCOVERY NIGHT – SPRING OPEN HOUSE

Thursday, April 2, 2020                           6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

7th GRADE VISITATION

Wednesday, April 29, 2020                9:00 am – 1:00 pm

PRACTICE HSPT FOR 7th GRADE

Saturday, May 2, 2020                            8:30 am – Noon

Admissions Director – Julie Stieber stieber@hoban.org

 

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

Call Admissions at 440-886-0300 x 100 for more information.

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

Open House | Sunday, October 6 | 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Shadow Dates for students in 8th grade begin Tuesday, September 17 thru Thursday, December 12. Please contact Ms. Hannah Summerville to schedule a visit day. Shadow days are held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

HSPT Placement Exam for 8th Grade students 

Saturday, September 21 from 8:00 am – noon

Tuesday, October 15 from 4:00 pm – 7:30 p.m. 

Saturday, October 26 from 8: 00 am – Noon

Parent Information Sessions will be held during all test dates

FACTS (tuition assistance) and Scholarship Applications for students in eighth grade are due Friday, November 8

TALKBACK Event Thursday, November 21 at 4:00 p.m. – Girls in grades 4-8 are invited to a Sneak Preview of our Fall Play

Registration of the Class of 2024 is Saturday, March 14

7th Grade Visit Days

Thursday, March 19

Wednesday, April 1

Friday, April 3

Tuesday, April 7

Please check Magnificat’s website for details.

Our Lady of the Elms High School

OPEN HOUSE DATES

Sunday, September 22, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Sunday, October 20, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Sunday, November 10, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Sunday, January 26, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Sunday, March 29, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

PLACEMENT TEST

Our placement test is administered to incoming freshman, and the test results are used to help place students into the appropriate level of classes (college-prep and/or honors).  An incoming freshman applying at The Elms must take our placement test. There is a $20 test fee. To register for a placement test, contact Admissions Director Melanie Drouin.

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

Open House

Sunday, October 20 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Monday, October 21 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 Placement Tests (Parent Information Session from 9am – 10:30am)

Saturday, October 12 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, October 26 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, November 2 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

 Visit/Shadow Dates

8th grade visit days begin September 9

Financial Aid Application Deadline: November 15

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

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

These are tentative until we officially put them on our calendar 

Admission tests 

Saturday, October 19 at 9:00 am

Wednesday, October 23 at 5:30 pm 

Saturday, November 2 at 9:00 am  

Open House 

Monday, October 14  | 5:30-7:00 pm

Sunday, October 27  | 11:00 am. until 1:00 pm 

 

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

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

AUGUST/SEPTEMBER:

Wildcat for a Day (8th Graders only) – September 16 through November 22

8:00am-2:00pm daily 

Free HSPT Prep Class – Saturday, September 21 

AM session: 9:00 am -11:30 am

PM session: 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

OCTOBER/NOVEMBER/DECEMBER:

Open House – Thursday, October 3 

5:00pm – 7:30 pm 

Admissions Test – Saturday, October 5 

8:30am – 11:30 am

Brain Brawl – Saturday, October 12 

8:00 am-3:00 pm 

(NOTE: This is a school/team event, not an individual activity)

Admissions Test – Saturday, October 26

8:30 am -11:30 am

Admissions Test – Saturday, November 9 

8:30 am – 11:30am

Winter Open House – Wednesday, December 4

6:00pm – 7:30 pm 

in Rade Dining Hall/Atrium/Senior Lounge

JANUARY/FEBRUARY/MARCH:

Ignatian Scholars Night – Wednesday, January 8 

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm 

in The Breen Center for the Performing Arts

Freshman Family Welcome – Thursday, February 27

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm 

in Fr. Sullivan Gymnasium

APRIL/MAY/JUNE/JULY:

Wildcat for a Day (7th Graders only) – April 27 through May 8 

8:00 am – 2:00 pm daily 

Spring Open House – Wednesday, April 22 

6:00pm – 7:30 pm 

in Rade Dining Hall/Atrium/Senior Lounge

Summer Enrichment Program 2020 – June 8 through June 26 

8:00 am – 1:00 pm daily

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

 

St. Vincent St Mary High School – 15 N. Maple St.Akron, Ohio 44003

Open Houses:

Sunday, September 22, 2019 | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 | 6:00 pm – 7:30pm

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

 8th Grade Scholarship/Placement Tests:

Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, October 19, 2019 | 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, November 9, 2019 | 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, November 9, 2019 | 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Saturday, December 7, 2019* | 8:30 am – 12:00pm

*Placement Only

 Parent Information Nights:

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Tuesday, March 3, 2019 | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

 8th Grade Shadow Visits:

Schedule an “Irish for a Day” visit on Mondays, Wednesdays,

and Fridays from September 30 to December 13

 7th Grade Visitation:

Thursday, February 27, 2020 | 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

 CYO Jersey Nights:

September 20, 2019 | December 8, 2019 | December 11, 2019

 Deadline to apply for Tuition Assistance: December 1, 2019

 

Walsh Jesuit High School – 4550 Wyoga Lake Rd Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44224

Open House 

Sep 26 – 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm 

 Mar 7 – 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Scholarship Placement Tests | All tests are from 9: 00 am – 12:30 pm 

 October 19, 2019 (scholarship/placement)

 November 2, 2019 (scholarship/placement)

 November 16, 2019 (scholarship/placement) All tests are from 9: 00 am – 12:30 pm