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’re looking for well-rounded scholars who are serious about their educational growth.

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.

Application Steps

  1. Submit an admissions application and ask your current school to submit transcript information for two years which includes: grades, recommendation, discipline record, standardized test/MCAS scores, attendance record along with the Individualized Education Plan/504 Plan (if applicable). Use the forms the below. There is no application fee.
    Admissions Application
    School Records Release Form
    Discipline Records Release Form
    Financial Aid & Grants Assessment via FACTS
    High School Placement Test Registration Form (9th grade applicants only)
  2. Students applying for grade 9 register for and take the High School Placement Test. The test will be offered at Cathedral on Saturday, November 19, 2016 and Saturday, December 3, 2016. It is also offered at other Catholic high schools. 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

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