Cathedral Preparatory School
Villa Maria Academy
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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
  • Studentt 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 Cathedral Prep's application and that take the entrance exam on November 3, 2018 are eligible for early admission. These applicants will be notified of their acceptance to Cathedral Prep on December 12, 2018.

*The students who complete the early admission process will receive $100 off their 2019/2020 tuition if they submit their $100 deposit by January 21, 2019. * Late applicants are able to take the Entrance Exam on Saturday, January 26, 2019. These applicants will be notified of their acceptance on February 14, 2019.

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 3, 2018 Entrance Exam.

If you would like to contact the Admissions office you can call 814-453-7737 ext. 3 or send an e-mail to Mr. Timothy Dougherty, Director of Enrollment Management.

9th Grade Admission to Villa Maria Academy is determined by:
  • Completion of an application for admission

  • Review of academic progress reports from 6th, 7th, and 8th grades
  • Results of VMA's Entrance Exam
  • Recommendations provided by junior high teachers and principal
  • Student interview if necessary
10th & 11th Grade Admission to Villa Maria Academy is determined by:
  • Completion of an application for admission
  • Review of academic and discipline records for grade 9 and above
  • Recommendations provided by teachers and principal if necessary
  • Student interview if necessary
Typically Villa Maria Academy does not accept 12th grade transfers.
9th Grade Early Admissions Process

Students that submit Villa Maria's application and that take the entrance exam on November 3rd, 2018 are eligible for early admission. These applicants will be notified of their acceptance to Villa Maria Academy on December 12th, 2018. 

*The students who complete the early admission process will receive $100 off their tuition if they submit their $100 non-refundable tuition deposit by January 21st, 2019. * Late applicants are able to take the Entrance Exam on January 26th, 2019. These applicants will be notified of their acceptance on February 14th, 2019.

Medaille Scholars

Villa Maria Academy recognizes special academic achievements by offering scholarship awards to students achieving exemplary scores on the Entrance Exam (top 5%) as well as a solid record of academic excellence in grade school which demonstrates the ability to handle Honors/AP level courses. The students qualifying for a Medaille Scholarship receive a renewable $2,000 scholarship to be applied to tuition payment upon enrollment.

If you would like more information regarding Villa Maria Academy, including setting up a tour or receiving an application package, please contact Ms. Christine Uht, Associate Director of Enrollment Management, either by phone at (814) 838-2061, extension 3239, or via e-mail at christine.uht@prep-Villa.com