Incoming Freshman Admissions

start you legacy
Admissions Philosophy
Central Catholic invites young men from diverse backgrounds to join our community and embark upon a
high school journey rooted in the Catholic, Marianist tradition. During the admissions process, Central
Catholic will provide parents with feedback regarding their son’s application and his readiness to begin
an education steeped in academic rigor and personal development.
2023-2024 Incoming Freshman Admissions Process
Central Catholic requires the following application materials when considering acceptance:
•Complete online 2023-2024 Incoming Freshman Application (apply below!)
High School Placement Test (HSPT) Results
•8th-Grade Math and English Teacher Recommendations
•Middle school curriculum grades/transcripts
•Standardized test scores from middle school 
•Admissions Interview (if requested)
An applicant is given consideration for acceptance once the Central Catholic Admissions Team has received the applicant's online application, HSPT results, teacher recommendations, middle school grades/transcripts, middle school standardized test scores, and interview results. 
Priority Application Deadline (Admissions & Tuition Assistance): December 1, 2022
*Apply for admission by December 1, 2022, to receive a waived online admissions application fee ($35 value). Applications submitted after December 1 will be assessed a $35 non-refundable application fee. The admissions decision notification will be on February 3, 2023. This is also the priority deadline for Tuition Assistance. Submit a FACTS aid application by December 1, 2022, to get early notice of awarded Tuition Assistance and Scholarships with the admissions decision notification. 
Official HSPT Day: December 10, 2022
*8th-grade young men considering Central Catholic for 9th grade must take the HSPT as a requirement of the application process. 
Make-Up HSPT Day: January 7, 2023
*This test day if for any 8th-grade young man who is considering Central Catholic and did not take the HSPT on December 10. Register your student HERE to take this exam! 
General Application Deadline: January 4, 2023
*Application submitted after the Priority Application Deadline, December 1, 2022, will be assessed a $35 non-refundable application fee. Admissions decision notification will be on February 3, 2023.                          
Admissions Events
Join Central Catholic at an upcoming admissions event to discover how a student can start his legacy at Central 
We want to hear from you!
Contact the Admissions Team at (210) 436-1448 or click on the button below to email us!
Sensitive to the financial sacrifice and time commitment families make to send their sons to Central
Catholic, Central Catholic strives to provide parents its professional opinion of the
student's likelihood for success in Central Catholic’s educational and formational programs.