Montini

 


ADMISSIONS OVERVIEW


Applicants should be academically prepared, willing to perform dedicated and consistent academic work outside of class every day, and be receptive to the various religious formation programs which are essential to the school's total program. 

Fall/Winter Semester (August - December)
The Admissions year begins in the Fall Semester (August - December) with a variety of optional programs offered to interested applicants. A shadowing program (Bronco for a Day), as well as campus tours are available through the end of the semester. These programs are available to 8th grade students and their parents by appointment. Open Houses are held in October and November.

Winter/Spring Semester (January - May)
January starts with the pre-test and registration night. This is followed by the entrance exam (HSPT) in February. By late March, you will receive your letter on your acceptance and financial aid notification. The Bronco for a Day shadowing program and campus tours resume after spring break. A deposit completes the registration process. More detailed information about the entrance exam, important dates, Open House, tuition and financial aid is available in the Admissions drop down menu above. 

Admissions Policy

Admission to the freshman class at Montini Catholic is based primarily on the Placement Test, given at Montini Catholic High School, usually on the second Saturday in January. A high school pre-admission form with the student's seventh grade standardized test results and seventh and eighth grade report cards are also used to determine admission. Students must have graduated from eighth grade before beginning freshman year. 

Montini Catholic gives preferential acceptance to siblings of current and recent graduates, to children of active alumni, to students who are members of neighboring parishes, and to students who are Catholic. All prospective students must demonstrate an aptitude for the school's academic program. 

Transfer students from other accredited high schools are admitted on a the basis of their transcripts. Students must have sufficient credits and a minimum 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.  Montini Catholic does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, or national origin in admitting students.

ADMISSIONS PROCESS
  1. Bronco For A Day Shadow Program - 8th grade students can shadow any day that school is in session from September through April
  2. Meet Montini Breakfast - usually held the second Thursday of the month in September and April
  3. Attend an Open House - Thursday, October 24, 2013 and Wednesday, November 13, 2013
  4. Pre-Test & Registration Night - Thursday, January 9, 2014
  5. Placement Exam - Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 8:00am
  6. Acceptance Letters - mailed February 1, 2014
  7. Registration Information Night - Tuesday, February 11, 2014
  8. Registration Fee - due at the Registration Information Night
  9. Registration and Uniform Measurement Night - Tuesday, March 18, 2014
  10. Tuition Deposit  - due at the Registration and Uniform Measurement Night
  11. Incoming Freshman Welcome and Cookout  - held in June 
  12. Freshman Orientation - held in August

TIMELINE FOR ACCEPTANCE

Those students taking the first placement test at Montini will have first priority.

  1. Test results should be returned to Montini Catholic by the end of January
  2. Grade school recommendations should be submitted by your grade school.
  3. Acceptance letter should be mailed by February 1st.
  4. Freshmen Registration Form with registration fee should be returned by mid-February
  5. Those accepted students not returning forms by the designated date, will be placed on a waiting list.

Those students taking our second Placement Test or submitting test scores from another school will have second priority.

  1. Test results should be in by the end of the month.
  2. Grade school recommendations should be submitted by your grade school in March.
  3. Acceptance letters should be mailed approximately by mid March.
  4. Freshman Registration Form with deposits should be returned by early April.
  5. Those accepted students not returning forms by that date will be placed on the waiting list.
  6. Students testing at other sites can submit their scores at or prior to the second testing date.

If space is available other students may be considered individually during the summer months. This could include first time test takers or students who have tested at other sites during the winter and spring.


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