Admissions Steps

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Domestic Student

A complete Application for Admission includes the following:

  • Entrance Test scores
  • Application for Admission
  • Transcript, Standardized Testing Results, Attendance/Discipline Record from previous two years
  • School Report
  • Current Math Teacher Recommendation
  • Current English Teacher Recommendation

STEP 1

Entrance Test Registration

Students applying must take an entrance test.

Students applying to grades 9 or 10 should register for the Archdiocesan High School Placement Test offered at many Catholic high schools in the Boston area on October 31, November 7, November 21 and December 5. Saint Joseph Prep will administer this test on November 21 and December 5. Students may register for the HSPT test online* by visiting https://stsusers.com/stsusers/registration/static/boston.php. Students may send his/her test scores to five area Catholic high schools. Students will select their high school choices from a drop-down menu when registering online. Saint Joseph Prep’s school code is 502.

*Please note that all applicants must pre-register for testing.

Applicants who have not taken the HSPT may submit SSAT results to complete the entrance test requirement.

Applicants to grades 10 or 11 may submit the score results from the parent copy of the SSAT or PSAT to complete the entrance test requirement. Applicants may register for the SSAT by visiting www.ssat.org.

STEP 2

Attend Our Open House or Schedule a Tour

Given the current circumstances with Covid-19, our normally in-person Open House event is only available virtually. In-person tours of the School may be available in November and December, and they are currently offered through our Virtual Open House, as well. A personal interview is not required of candidates to the ninth grade. Please note that attending an Open House or scheduling a tour is encouraged, but not a required step, in the application process.

STEP 3

Apply Online through Ravenna-hub.com

To begin your application, go to www.ravenna-hub.com and create an account. Make sure to create your account using an email address you will have access to throughout the admission season, as this will be your primary email contact with our school. Once you register, create your child’s basic profile and then select ‘Saint Joseph Prep’ from the School Directory to begin the application process.

OR

Download the following and submit in paper format: Application for Admission, Records Release Form, School Report Form, English Recommendation, Math Recommendation

All applications should be created and submitted by December 31. Late applications will be considered on a rolling basis. The $25 application fee is payable online or directly to Saint Joseph Prep. Please contact the Office of Admission at 617-254-8383 if you have any questions.

STEP 4 (Optional)

Financial Aid

Need-based financial aid awards are granted on an annual basis. Applicants are required to apply online by accessing www.factstuitionaid.com. This type of award is based on demonstrated need as determined by the FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment Service. Those applying for the 2021-22 academic year are asked to complete and submit the FACTS grant and aid assessment application, along with supporting documentation by December 31.

Admission Decision

Decisions will be released by February 3, 2021.

Admitted Student Events

Admitted Student Reception: March 9
Visiting Days: Feb. 25, March 4, March 18
Registration Deadline: March 31

International Student

A complete Application for Admission includes the following:

  • English Proficiency Test Scores (TOEFL,TOEFL Jr., IELTS, or Duolingo; SSAT or PSAT scores optional)
  • International Student Admission Application
  • Official Transcript from the current and two preceding years (Records Release Form)
  • School Report Form
  • Current Math Teacher Recommendation
  • Current English Teacher Recommendation
  • Guardian Agreement Form
  • Copy of Passport
  • SKYPE Interview (if applying in the paper format, please include the student’s SKYPE ID)

Please note: all documents must be translated into English

STEP 1

Register to take an English Proficiency Test: the TOEFL (preferred), TOEFL Jr. (ages 13-15), the Duolingo English Test, OR the IELTS English Test

STEP 2

Apply Online through Ravenna-hub.com

To begin your application, go to www.ravenna-hub.com and create an account. Make sure to create your account using an email address you will have access to throughout the admission season, as this will be your primary email contact with our school. Once you register, create the student’s basic profile and then select ‘Saint Joseph Prep’ from the School Directory to begin the application process.

Admission Decision

Applications are considered on a rolling basis, as space permits. A decision will be released within two weeks once the application and interview are complete.

Admitted Student Timeline

Registration Deadline: Within two weeks of admission notification. The I-20 will be created and mailed upon enrollment registration.