9th Grade Application Process

Application Deadlines – All steps must be completed by the following dates:

  • Early Application Deadline – November 1st.  Only for applicants whose school search is solely focused on Academy of the Holy Angels. Please click here for important guidelines and procedures.
  • Regular Application Deadline – December 1st. For applicants who are applying to a broad range of schools that may include: independent, public, magnet, boarding or other Catholic schools.

Students who complete the application process after the December 1st deadline may be considered on a rolling basis as late applicants, only if spaces become available.

Complete the Online Admissions Application and non-refundable $25.00 fee.  In order to begin your online admission file, we encourage you to submit your application early. Once you submit your application, you will also be registered for the SSAT on November 4, 2017 at AHA. No action is required on your part.  See SSAT details below.

Entrance Exam - Please note that as of September 1, 2017, all applicants are required to take the Upper School Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT) to apply for admission. Academy of the Holy Angels does not accept other tests in lieu of the SSAT, and only tests applicants applying to Holy Angels.  SSAT Prep classes will be held at Holy Angels in the summer and fall for prospective applicants.  Please click here for information.  

Holy Angels will host the SSAT on the following date:

· Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 9:00am – 12:00pm.
                 o  The discounted fee is $50.00 for above date payable by cash (exact change) or check made out to Academy of the Holy Angels. Payment is due upon arrival to the exam. All applicants to 9th grade are encouraged to make this exam date to ensure test scores will be released to Holy Angels on time. 

Make-Up Dates: Two make-up dates are hosted by Academy of the Holy Angels for students applying for Regular Application ONLY.

· Friday, November 17, 2017 3:00pm – 6:00pm.
· December 2, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm.
                o The discounted fee is $75.00 ($50.00 plus $25.00 late fee) for the above make-up dates, payable by cash (exact change) or check made out to Academy of the Holy Angels. Payment is due upon arrival to exam.

Students who miss these dates must visit: https://ssat.org to find additional dates/locations to take the exam.  Academy of the Holy Angels school code is 1060 to have your scores sent to us. Please visit the following link for directions on sending your scores. 




**NOTE** All discounted fees are only applicable the first time you take the exam at Holy Angels on one of our posted testing dates. Students who choose to take the SSAT more than one time at Holy Angels must pay the full price of $132 for each additional test.

School Visit (Angel for the Day). All prospective students are required to complete an Angel for the Day visit. This is an invaluable opportunity for young women to experience Holy Angels by participating in a variety of classes and meeting our students and faculty. Students who completed their Angel for the Day in the spring of their 7th grade year have met this requirement. 

Transcripts and Standardized Test Scores. Transcripts must include grades from at least one marking period from the current academic year and grades from two years prior, along with attendance records and a grading key. Please fill out and submit the Holy Angels Records Release Authorization to your 8th grade teacher or guidance counselor.  

Eighth grade applicants are not required to submit teacher recommendations or essays. 



Click "Login to Start" to begin the Application.
You will be prompted to enter your username and password or to create a new account.

Please use the link below to download the Holy Angels Records Release Authorization Form. This must be completed and submitted to your 8th grade teacher or principal.
Applicants to the 9th grade DO NOT require teacher recommendations.


9th Grade Application

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