Cathedral Preparatory School
Villa Maria Academy
Cathedral Preparatory School
Villa Maria Academy

Admissions Process

9th Grade Admission to Cathedral Prep is determined by:
  • Completion of an application for admission
  • Review of academic progress reports from 6th, 7th, and 8th grades
  • Results of Cathedral Prep’s Entrance Exam
  • Recommendations provided by junior high teachers and principal
  • Student interview if necessary
Admission for 10th and 11th grade transfers is determined by:
  • Completion of an application for admission
  • Review of all academic and discipline records from Grade 9 and above
  • Recommendations provided by high school teachers if necessary
  • Student interview if necessary

Typically, Cathedral Prep does not accept 12th grade transfers.

9th Grade Early Admissions Process
  • Students that submit their application for admission and that take the entrance exam on November 6th, 2021 are eligible for early admission. These applicants will be notified of their acceptance to Cathedral Prep on December 15, 2021.
  • The students who complete the early admission process will receive $100 off their 2022/2023 tuition if they submit their $100 deposit by January 17, 2022. Late applicants are able to take the Entrance Exam on Saturday, January 29, 2022. These applicants will be notified of their acceptance on February 16, 2022. After January 29th, 2022, students that did not take the exam can contact the Enrollment Management Office to make arrangements.
Special Entrance Exam Awards

Cathedral Prep recognizes special academic achievements by offering scholarship awards to students achieving exemplary scores on the Entrance Exam.

The Top 5 Scores on the Entrance Exam will receive a $2,500 tuition scholarship every year. A total of $10,000 toward a Cathedral Prep education.

The Top 6-10 Scores on the Entrance Exam will receive a $1,000 tuition scholarship every year. A total of $4,000 toward a Cathedral Prep Education.

These scholarships are only offered to the students who take the November 6th Entrance Exam.

Please contact the Admissions Offices at Cathedral Prep for more information.

Cathedral Prep Admissions Office:

 Timothy Dougherty
 Vice President of Enrollment Management
(814) 453-7737, Ext. 3
 
Christine Uht
Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management
(814) 838-2061, Ext. 3239