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

Entrance Exam

Cathedral Prep Alternate Entrance Exam

Who: All 8th grade male & female students interested in enrolling in the Cathedral PREP Class of 2025 that haven’t tested yet
What: Cathedral Preparatory School Entrance Exam
When: Saturday, January 30th, at 8:00 a.m.
Where: Cathedral Prep – Enter at 9th Street Main Entrance (Doors open at 7:30 a.m.)
Why: Required for all incoming freshmen
Entrance Exam Information

The Cathedral Prep Entrance Exam, required for all incoming freshmen, will be held Saturday, January 30th, at 8:00 a.m. Students may enter through the West 9th Street Main Entrance between 7:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. The exam takes about three hours to complete and will conclude at approximately 11:00am.

There is no need to register for the exam. The only prerequisite is that students should have completed and submitted an application beforehand. Applications must be submitted online at There is NO fee to apply and there is NO fee to take the exam.

Students are not permitted to use calculators and will be provided with pencils so there is no need to bring anything.

For more information please call Tim Dougherty '98, Vice President of Enrollment Management, in his office at (814) 453-7737, Ext. 3 or email him at

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