How to Apply as a Freshman


We’re excited you want to spend the day shadowing one of our current students. It’s a great way to learn more about our school, our classes, and our community. Students will have the opportunity to visit between October 11, 2016 - March 10, 2017. It is recommended to register online early as dates fill up quickly and space is limited. CLICK HERE to register for Spend-a-Day! 

Placement Test

All prospective freshmen are required to take the High School Placement Test (HSPT) as part of their application to our school. The HSPT is offered in early December and should be taken at the applicant’s first-choice high school. CLICK HERE to register for the HSPT.

Registration deadline is November 30, 2016. Test is given on December 3, 2016. A make-up test is given on December 5, 2016.


Central Catholic uses an online application process for all students (incoming freshmen and transfers). CLICK HERE to apply for the 2017-2018 school year. 
*Deadline extended to Monday, January 16, 2017 for all incoming Freshman Applications*

Apply for Financial Aid (optional)

Forms must be submitted online directly to Smart Aid. CLICK HERE to apply for Financial Aid.

Apply for Merit Scholarship (optional)

Students may apply for scholarships that are awarded based on merit. Completed merit scholarship applications must be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions.
*Deadline extended to Monday, January 16, 2017 for all incoming Freshman Applications*

Records Release and Recommendation Forms

Each applicant needs to submit English, math, and Principal/Counselor recommendation forms, as well as a Records Release form. CLICK HERE to access forms.

Decision Letter

Central Catholic mails out decision letters to prospective students on March 16, 2017.


Incoming students for the 2017-2018 school year must register by April 3, 2017. Registration Fee of $375 and Enrollment Intent Form due.

  • Admissions Office

    Paul O'Malley, Director of Admissions
    Phone: 503-230-1056, ext. 1112 
    Fax: 503-232-1936 | E-mail
  • Application Checklist