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8th Grade Application Process for the Class of 2026

Step One:
Submit an online application and start the process by clicking on link - Application Portal
 
All students applying to Father Judge must submit an application through the Application Portal. Once the application is complete, you will be able to continue the Application Process by uploading the required documents. For current 8th grade students, please be sure to choose the 2022-2023 School Year, as that is the school year your son will be entering as a freshman. 
 
Step Two:
Take the 8th Grade Mandatory Scholarship Entrance Exam
 
This a required test for all 8th grade students applying to Father Judge High School.
Test dates are Thursday, 10/7/21, Saturday, 10/9/21, Sunday, 10/17/21, or Tuesday 10/19/21.
The exam can only be taken once and is non-refundable; cost of test is $40. Registration is required. Click on the link below to register.
 
Step Three:
Upload required documents to the Application Portal by clicking on the link below 
 
Please submit all the required documents that are listed by uploading to the link below.
 
Required Documents to upload for prospective 9th Grade Students - Class of 2026
  • Final 7th grade report card and 7th Grade Standardized Test Scores such as Terra Nova Scores or Benchmark Scores
  • Most recent 8th grade report card 
  • (If applicable), most recent IEP, Psycho Educational Evaluation or 504 Plan in its entirety, along with any reports which list accommodations, modifications, or supports, that your son may receive.
  • (If applicable), all reports, from outside agencies, (CORA, Elwyn, Catapult, School Districts, etc.), school guidance counselors, as well as pediatrician correspondence
  • If you do not have a copy of the required documents, or are unable to obtain through your school's online system, please complete a Request Form, (see below), and send to your son's 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
  • (If applicable), all reports, from outside agencies, (CORA, Elwyn, Catapult, School Districts, etc.), school guidance counselors, as well as pediatrician correspondence, that may affect your student's learning and education.
  • 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 letter or email on your son's Application status. If your son is Accepted, you will find a link to Register your son for the 2022-2023 School Year. 
 
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.
Students, along with their Parents and Guardians, may be required to have an interview with the Academic Affairs Office, in order to receive more insight on the expectations of high school. 
 
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
 
The link to apply for Financial Aid will be available on October 1, 2021
For more detailed information regarding Financial Aid, click on the "Admissons" Tab and scroll to "Affording Father Judge," at fatherjudge.com. 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.