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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. This will allow you to apply, upload required documents and track your progress on your applicant check list.
Start the process by clicking on linkApplication Portal
Step Two:
Register to take the Mandatory Entry Exam on; test dates to be announced.
The Exam costs $40 and is non refundable.
Doors open at 8:00 AM, doors close at 8:15 AM, and testing begins promptly at 8:30 AM. Test will conclude between 11:15 AM and 11:30 AM.
Step Three:
Collect Transcripts and Supporting Documents and Upload to the Application Portal (link below).
(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. The school will send the documents directly back to you, the parent/guardian. Once you receive the documents you will need to upload them to the Application Portal. 
Please submit all the required documents listed below by uploading to the link - Application Portal
Required Documents to upload for 9th Grade only - Class of 2025
  • Final 7th grade report card and 7th Grade Standardized Test Results
  • 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 
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 
  • Previous grade school academic achievement, standardized test results, attendance and discipline records
Step Five:
Complete a FACTS Financial Aid online Application
For more information please go to the "Admissions" tab and click on Affording Father Judge. You can email Kathie Gibson, the Tuition Officer at kgibson@fatherjudge.com,for questions regarding financial aid, scholarship and tuition.Please click on the link provided below for the FACTS Link https://online.factsmgt.com/signin/3PJMR
Shadow Day Program is for 8th Grade Students who have completed the required steps on the Application Portal. Dates to be announced. Click here Application Portal to start the process or check your son's status