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​​​High School Admission Guidelines

High school admissions are generally administered by an admissions department or committee that consists of some members of the administrative staff and other faculty members who are competent to administer the admissions policy. ​

The admissions process established by the high school should consider the following factors when establishing admissions policies and practices:

  • Giving preference to active members of the parish (for parish high schools). 

  • In cases where the number of applicants exceeds the number of students a school can enroll, giving Catholic students precedence over non-Catholic students.

  • Making reasonable efforts to assist students with financial need. 

  • Not admitting students whose families owe money to another school.

  • Considering standardized test scores, grades, and recommendations from prior school.

  • Ensuring that students​ will be under 20 years of age at graduation.

  • For international students, see "Admissions" under International Students in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles​​. 

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