How to Apply

Cathedral 7-12 High School welcomes applications for admission from students across the City of Boston and the Greater Boston area. Cathedral is the only co-educational Catholic high school in the city of Boston serving students from grade 7 to 12.  We look for well-rounded scholars who are serious about their educational growth.

To start your admissions application at Cathedral, please follow the steps outlined below. There is no application fee.

Application Steps

  1. Using the admissions forms linked below, submit a complete application. Using the School Records and Discipline Records Release Forms, ask your current school to submit transcript information for two years, including: grades, a recommendation, discipline record, standardized test/MCAS scores, attendance record, and if applicable the student’s Individualized Education Plan/504 Plan.

    Admissions Application
    School Records Release Form
    Discipline Records Release Form
    Financial Aid & Grants Assessment via FACTS

  2. Students applying for grade 9 must register for and take the High School Placement Test offered in the fall and winter. Cathedral is school code 01.
  3. Admission interviews will be conducted during March and April for applicants to grades 7 and 8 and during January and February for grades 9 through 11.

Deadlines & Decisions

Grades 7 and 8

Admissions and financial aid applications are due by March 10, 2017 for priority consideration. Decision letters including financial aid award will be mailed starting April 14, 2017. Subsequent admission decisions will be made on a rolling basis after April 15 based upon available seats.

Grades 9 to 11

Admissions and financial aid applications are due by December 30, 2016. Decision letters including financial aid award will be mailed during the first week of February 2017. Subsequent admission decisions will be made on a rolling basis after the first week of February based upon available seats.


If you have questions on admissions, how to apply, or would prefer a paper application packet mailed to you, please contact our admissions office at (617) 542-2325 ext 312 or

The admissions office treats applicants as individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, or sexual orientation.

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