Application Process

Here's a break down of everything you need to know before you apply to Central Catholic!


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 2018 - March 2019. It is recommended to register online early as dates fill up quickly and space is limited. CLICK HERE to register

Open House

Prospective families are invited to join us on Sunday, October 7, 2018 to see the campus and meet with teachers, parents, and students. CLICK HERE to RSVP.

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 should be taken at the applicant’s first-choice high school. The test will be taken at Central Catholic on December 1 and 3.


Central Catholic uses an online application process for all students (incoming freshmen and transfers). 2019-2020 application link will go live after Open House on Oct. 7.

Apply for Financial Aid (optional)

Forms must be submitted online directly to FACTS. CLICK HERE to apply for Financial Aid. Due Friday, January 18, 2019.

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.

Records Release and Recommendation Forms

Each applicant needs to submit English, math, and Principal/Counselor recommendation forms, as well as a Records Release form. Due Monday, February 4, 2019.

Decision Letter

Central Catholic mails out decision letters to prospective students in March 2019.


Incoming students for the 2019-2020 school year must register in April 2019. 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
  • Sunday, October 7
    from 1-4 PM