How to Apply

2024-2025 Application

See detailed instructions below.

Applications are being accepted for the 2024-2025 academic year as space permits. Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received, and early applicants will be given priority for admission and financial assistance. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible! 

There is no application fee to apply for Cathedral High School! 

Key admissions dates:

January 12, 2024: Priority application deadline 

** Applications are being accepted after this deadline as space permits

Did you miss our deadline? Have questions? Please contact Maryum Reed, Director of Admissions, at or (617) 542-2325 x 312. 

February 2024: Priority application decisions announced

March 5, 2024: Admitted student visit day – Grades 7-8*

March 7, 2024: Admitted student visit day – Grades 9-12*

March 14, 2024: Admitted Student Event

March 22, 2024: Registration Deadline 

  • *Visit Days are reserved for students who have not yet participated in a Visit Day

Fall 2024-2025 Application Steps:

Applications are open for Fall 2024! Apply early for priority consideration. 

  1. Apply: Cathedral High School’s online applications are accepted through our Revenna system. When you click on the link below, you will be redirected to the Revenna website. 

     2024-2025 Application

  2. Register for the HSPT: All students that apply to a private, Catholic school will take the High School Placement Test. You can check the Archdiocese of Boston website for dates and locations. You can take the exam on any of the listed dates:

    2024-2025 HSPT

  3. Submit Transcripts and Scores: Through our online application, you will be able to forward a request for the last two years of student data, including: academic transcripts, attendance (absent & tardy), behavior and disciplinary records, standardized test/MCAS scores, and if applicable, the student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP)/504 Plan. 
  4. Submit your Recommendation: Submit two recommendations from teachers or administrators who have worked closely with the student applicant. 
  5. Apply for Financial Aid: All applicants are required to apply for financial aid via FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment. The online application can be found here.
  6. Interview: An interview will be scheduled for each applicant with the Director of Admissions.

Deadlines & Decisions

Applicants for the Fall of 2024 who completed their application by January 12th will be sent their decision in February.

Applicants who submit their applications after January 12th will receive their decisions on a rolling basis. 

Need Assistance?

We’re here to help you through your high school application and decision process. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions or to request additional information.

Maryum Reed

Director of Admissions, Cathedral High School

617-542-2325 x312


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