Application to Saint Ignatius College Prep begins with the entrance exam. Eighth grade students seeking admission to Saint Ignatius must take the entrance exam at Saint Ignatius on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Students may only take an entrance exam at one Catholic high school and must test at Saint Ignatius to be considered in our admission process. While there is no application required in advance of the entrance exam, pre-registration will posted at www.ignatius.org starting on Monday, November 20, 2017. Pre-registration is encouraged, though walk-in registration will be accepted on the day of the exam. Students must bring #2 pencils and a $25 test fee. Saint Ignatius utilizes the STS High School Placement test. The HSPT has five sections: verbal, quantitative, reading, math and language (English). A brief student writing prompt is administered following the entrance exam.
Pre-registration for the entrance exam closes at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, December 1, 2017. Students who wish to register for the Saint Ignatius entrance exam after that time will do so in person on Saturday, December 2, 2017.
Saint Ignatius College Prep can provide testing accommodations on the Entrance Exam should a psycho-educational evaluation, IEP, or 504 plan outlining recommended accommodations be submitted in advance. Documentation should be sent to Mrs. Elizabeth Carney, Director of Admissions, by Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Following the entrance exam, students will submit an online application, due Friday, December 15, 2017. The online application is accessible to all testers on the school homepage starting Saturday, December 2, 2017. The online application to Saint Ignatius College Prep includes all remaining application requirements. This application and its components are reviewed in conjunction with the entrance exam score.
The Saint Ignatius online application includes:
The application is not accessible until the date of the entrance exam. A student can prepare to complete the online application by:
Considerations in the admission process include but are not limited to: Catholic heritage/school, family legacy/tradition with the school (sibling/parent), and adherence to policies of the school. Saint Ignatius strives to promote a 50/50 male/female population. Saint Ignatius admits students without regard to race, color, and/or country of national origin.