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Welcome Class of 2026!

8th Graders – We are so excited to get to know you as you explore St. Catherine of Siena Academy this year!

This is a very exciting time for you in your educational journey and we look forward to supporting you and your family as you search for the high school that will be the best fit for you. Here are some things you need to know:

  • Open Houses are a great opportunity for families to learn more about what St. Catherine of Siena Academy has to offer. This year our Open Houses will be held on the following dates:
    • Sunday, September 19, 2021 12-2 pm;
    • Thursday, November 11, 2021 6-8pm;
    • Thursday, February 3, 2022 6-8 pm;
    • Thursday, May 19, 2022 4-6pm.

To register to attend any of the Open Houses, please submit an inquiry and check the “Attend an Open House” box to select your desired date.

  • Shadow Days are back! We highly encourage all 8th graders to “be a STAR for a day!” Being a Star for the day (a.k.a. shadowing) means you will spend a school day with one of our students. Shadowing is a great opportunity to experience SCA as a student! Learn more and schedule your shadow day!
  • The High School Placement Test (HSPT) is for all incoming 8th graders (incoming Freshmen) to be used for academic scholarships and general placement decisions. St. Catherine of Siena Academy will be a testing site this year. The test will be administered at SCA on November 20, December 4 (w/accommodations), January 8, and February 5. The cost is $50.  Learn more about the HSPT and how to schedule your test.
  • SCA is holding a High School Placement Test (HSPT) PREP Class on Saturday, November 6 from 9:00 am – 11:30 am to better prepare students for the HSPT. This class includes information on general test taking skills, Math and English. Students will also receive a HSPT test prep workbook for review! Cost is $45.  Learn more and register today!
  • To apply, please submit a formal application online. This online application will include 1) requesting a Teacher Recommendation (this is sent to your child’s teacher directly via email), 2) requesting transcripts from your daughter’s school (from the last 2 years) and submit online or via email, and 3) completing the Supplemental Writing and submit it online or via email.  Learn more.
  • Open an Admissions Account to be able to view your daughter’s admissions checklist, view and register for upcoming admissions events, and complete SCA’s application for admission. To create your admissions account, click here.

“The school lives up to their mission statement by unlocking the feminine genius in the girls who go there and providing us with the opportunity to discover who we are meant to be.”

MaryKatherine

“Recently attended an event at this school – very beautiful!”

Kenneth

“I have been very impressed with the teachers at this school. They both challenge the girls academically and show true concern for them on a personal level as well.”

SCA Parent

“Beautiful school!”

Rachel

“My family has had an excellent experience at this school so far. Beyond the beautiful new facility, I have been impressed with the teachers and the administration! They challenge the girls both academically and spiritually, they know them by name, and appear to have a genuine concern for each individual student. The school really feels like a family. As a parent, it is a blessing to me to know that my daughter is in such good hands when I drop her off everyday.”

SCA Parent

“The community service, the focus on virtuous living, and the sisterhood really instills compassion and respect for all of humanity.”

SCA Parent

“SCA is authentically and unapologetically Catholic. It’s excellence in academics and athletics is rooted in its mission to pass on the beauty of the Catholic faith in a way that is relevant to the modern world. The result is a constant focus on the character and virtue of its students, challenging them to be the best version of themselves not just academically, but spiritually as well.”

SCA Parent

“A crazy amount of extra curricular options-basically if you are passionate about it [SCA] will find a way to help you bring it to fruition!”

Leighanne

“This place (SCA) is about the best Catholic high school you can go to, in my opinion. The whole school isn’t just a school, but a family where everybody knows everybody. It’s a small enough school for that to be possible-and it’s really awesome! What makes SCA different is the people that make up the SCA family. There are no bullies and no one is mean to you. Everybody looks out for you and your teachers become friends….This place is really close to my heart.”

Alumna, Class of '12

“I was among one of the very first classes SCA ever had. As a pioneer and a student to be a part of the foundation of clubs and classes that continue today, I am beyond proud of how far the school has come. There were many ups and downs during my four years but an amazing experience overall. Today at college I still look back on and cherish my times at SCA, thankful for the connections, education and sisterhood I acquired. I am looking forward to seeing many more young women carry on the traditions my class and recent classes have set for the future.”

Alumna, Class of '14