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Application Process

Due to the overwhelming number of applicants and the increasing demand for financial aid, we encourage students to apply as early as possible in the Fall of their eighth grade year and to submit their financial aid applications with their admissions application.  

The online application for admission to the 2019-20 academic year is located on the 'Apply Now' webpage. 

US citizens are required to pay a $100 online application fee. International students are required to pay a $150 online application fee.

If you are interested in the Stephen J. Edmonds Learning Center you must complete an additional application specific to the student's learning differences and/or disability. No additional fee is required. 

If you are interested in the Pallotti Arts Academy you must complete an additional application specific to the student's area of interest. No additional fee is required.

 

We offer early admission and rolling admission. Early Admission application deadline is December 14, 2018. Decision letters will be mailed February 15, 2019.

Archdiocese of Washington Elementary School Students:

Students must submit the following.

  1. List St. Vincent Pallotti High School on the "ARCHDIOCESAN CHOICE FORM" at your school to initiate the transfer of records and school recommendations. (Do not use the Transcript Release Form and Teacher Recommendation Form on our website.)
  2. 9th Grade applicants are required to take the Archdiocese of Washington High School Placement Test (HSPT) through their Archdiocesan elementary school. Select St. Vincent Pallotti High School as one of your preferred high school choices. 
  3. If applying to Pallotti's Arts Academy and/or Learning Center, you will need to also submit these free online applications in addition to the admissions application.
  4. Review the Tuition & Financial Aid and Scholarships webpages for instructions on how to apply. Deadline for aid is Thursday, January 3, 2019 for St. Vincent Pallotti High School.
  5. Applicants may be required to interview with the Director of Admissions. (Not all applicants will be selected for an interview). You will be contacted to schedule your Parent/Student Interview.
Students from Archdiocese of Baltimore Schools, Area Public Schools, Area Private Schools or Homeschool:

Students must submit the following.

    • Application for Admissions with the required essay and parent acknowledgement form.
    • Non-refundable $100 online application fee
    • Download the Transcript Release and Recommendation forms and submit the forms to your school. Two recommendations are required: English teacher and Math teacher.
  1. Pre-register to take the Archdiocese of Washington High School Placement Test (HSPT). Please note that in order to have your scores sent to Pallotti, you must select Pallotti on your Choice Form and the test answer sheet. Go to adw.org for HSPT registration information and deadlines. Students applying to transfer to SVPHS are not required to complete the HSPT.
  2. If applying to Pallotti's Arts Academy and/or Learning Center, you will need to also submit these free online applications in addition to the admissions application.
  3. Review the Tuition & Financial Aid and Scholarships webpages for instructions on how to apply. Deadline for aid is Thursday, January 3, 2019 for St. Vincent Pallotti High School..
  4. Applicants may be required to interview with the Director of Admissions. (Not all applicants will be selected for an interview). You will be contacted to schedule your Parent/Student Interview.

Selection, testing and interviewing play critical roles in the admissions process. The committee gives great consideration to educational performance, teacher recommendations, personal characteristics, and special talents or circumstances which warrant the admission of students who are likely to contribute to the vitality of the Pallotti community.

St. Vincent Pallotti High School encourages and welcomes applications without regard to race, color, religion, or national origin, and does not discriminate in its education policies, Financial aid program, or other school-administered extracurricular activities.