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8th Grade Admissions Process

Father Judge High School for Boys
Application Process
Step One:
Apply to Father Judge High School 
Please submit your application through the Application Portal on the School Admin Portal. This will allow you to apply and upload required documents as well as track your progress on your applicant check list.
Start the process by clicking on link -  Application Portal
Step Two:
Take the 8th Grade Mandatory Entrance Exam
(The exam can only be taken once and is non-refundable; cost of test is $40).
Future test dates to be announced.
Step Three:
Complete Transcript and upload required documents to the Application Portal
(link provided below).
Please submit all the required documents listed below by uploading to
Required Documents to upload for prospective 9th Grade Students - Class of 2025
  • Final 7th grade report card 
  • Most recent 8th grade report card 
  • (If applicable), most recent IEP, Psycho Educational Evaluation or 504 Plan in its entirety 
  • (If applicable), letter stating what subject areas that your son is modified in and how he is modified 
If you do not have a copy of the needed documents at home, you will need to complete the "Request for Transcript" (form is attached below). Please complete and send to your son's grade school. 
Required Documents to upload for TRANSFER Students only
  • Transcripts including academic, discipline and attendance records for high school career
  • Copies of recent Standardized Test Scores: PSSA, Terra Nova, PSAT
  • (If applicable), most recent IEP, Psycho Educational Evaluation or 504 Plan in its entirety 
  • Copy of current roster
  • PIAA Transfer Waiver Form 
  • Complete a Request For Transcript Form for Transfer Students and send to your son's current school (See below)
Step Four:
Acceptance and Registration
Once your application for your son has been submitted and all required documents have been received and reviewed, the Admissions Department will reach back out to you by email. Students may be required to have an interview with the Academic Affairs Office. Parents and guardians will receive an email within a week if your son has been accepted. A link to register your son will be on same email. 
Father Judge is selective in its admissions standards. We admit students who we believe are prepared to be successful in a demanding high school environment on a rolling basis. 
Admission to Father Judge is based on the following:
  • Mandatory entrance test scores 
  • Grade school academic achievement, standardized test results, attendance and discipline records
Step Five:
Complete a FACTS Financial Aid & Grant Assessment online Application
For more detailed information regarding Financial Aid visit fatherjudge.com

and click on Admissions/Affording Father Judge. You can also email Kathie Gibson, the Tuition Officer, at kgibson@fatherjudge.com for questions regarding Financial Aid, Scholarship and Tuition. 


SCROLL DOWN to find the attached Transcript Request Forms for 8th grade students and transfer students.