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Be a St. Cecilia Girl.

St. Cecilia Academy admits young women of any race, religion, or national origin who demonstrate academic and personal potential with a desire to be part of the faith-based mission of the school. Young women are evaluated based on the following criteria to ensure success in the St. Cecilia Academy program: records from previous schools, recommendations, family interview, entrance exam, and time spent on our campus. 

St. Cecilia Academy reserves the right and protection granted to it in the area of admissions by applicable laws and constitutional provisions in furtherance of its religious objectives.

Application Process

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  • Application

    Completing and submitting the Application is the first step of the Admissions Process. Doing so enables the Admissions Team to generate an individual Checklist for your daughter, so you are easily able to track her progress in the Admissions Process in mySCA. Your daughter's Admissions Checklist will be updated regularly as items are submitted or completed.

    Click here to apply!
  • Candidate Questionnaire

    The Candidate Questionnaire must be completed by the Candidate in the mySCA Admissions Portal. Parents may use their mySCA login credentials to access the Questionnaire from the Checklist. 
  • Transcripts

    The Transcript Release Form must be submitted by a parent/guardian to the Candidate's current school. The school will process the request and send her Transcripts to St. Cecilia Academy directly. Transcripts emailed or sent directly from a parent/guardian to the St. Cecilia Academy Admissions Office will not be accepted. 

    Deadline: February 1 

    Transcript Release Form
  • Recommendations

    St. Cecilia Academy requires the following Recommendations for consideration of admission:

    - Math Teacher Recommendation
    - English Teacher Recommendation
    - Personal Recommendation**

    To request each of the Recommendations above, log into the mySCA Admissions Portal and click the "Start" button on your daughter's Checklist. 

    **Overbrook Candidates are NOT REQUIRED to submit a Personal Recommendation.

    Deadline: February 1
  • ISEE Testing

    For the Junior High Admissions Process, St. Cecilia Academy accepts an ISEE Score Report to be considered for admission. 

    ISEE at St. Cecilia Academy - December 3
    *Deadline to register: November 18th
    • St. Cecilia Academy will host the ISEE on December 3.
      • Check-in begins at 8:30 am in Alumnae Hall.
      • The test will begin promptly at 9:00 am.
    • To register or to browse additional ISEE dates and locations, visit the ISEE website
    St. Cecilia Academy's ISEE Registration Code is 571239.
    • When registering your daughter to take the ISEE (at SCA or another location), you must provide the code above so the Score Report is sent directly to St. Cecilia Academy. 
    • YOU WILL NEED OUR EVENT CODE -- CLICK HERE TO REQUEST THE EVENT CODE FOR REGISTRATION.
      • The ISEE is limited to St. Cecilia Academy applicants only. 
    Deadline to register: November 18th
  • Family Interview

    Interviews will be scheduled by the admissions team once your inquiry and application process has begun.

Important Dates & Deadlines

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  • September

    7th: Walk-In Wednesday
    14th: Walk-In Wednesday
    15th: Fireside Chat - register
    21st: Walk-In Wednesday
    28th: Walk-In Wednesday / Volleyball Parochial Spirit Night
  • October

    4th: Soccer Parochial Spirit Night!
    5th: Walk-In Wednesday
    7th: Girls' Night Out for 7th & 8th grade girls - register
    12th: Walk-In Wednesday
    19th: Walk-In Wednesday
    20th: Fireside Chat - register
    22nd: Open House - register
    26th: Walk-In Wednesday
  • November

    2nd: Walk-In Wednesday
    9th: Walk-In Wednesday
    10th: Fireside Chat, register
    16th: Walk-In Wednesday
    17th: Fireside Chat, register
    18th: Girls' Night Out - 5th & 6th grade girls - register
    30th: Walk-In Wednesday
  • December

    1st: Fireside Chat  - register
    2nd: The Dominican Campus Christmas Tree Lighting
    3rd: Isee Exam at SCA
    7th: Family Interviews  / Walk-In Wednesday
    8th: Fireside Chat - register
    14th: Walk-In Wednesday

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  • January

    14th - Robotics Scrimmage
    14th - Junior High Forensics Invitational
    19th - Fireside Chat - register, Family Interviews
    21st - Family Interviews
  • February

    1st: Application Deadline
    15th:  Financial Aid Deadline
  • March

    4th: Acceptance Letters Mailed
    8th: Contracts Due by Noon
    30th: New Family Welcome, register