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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

List of 5 items.

  • Step 1: Application

    The system will generate a username and password for you, and log-in credentials for each family member listed on the Application. Please use this information to track your daughter's progress and to ensure you are completing all of the items on the Admissions Checklist on or before February 1.

    Click here to apply!
  • Step 2: Transcripts

    Fill out and submit the form below to request Transcripts from your daughter's current school be sent to St. Cecilia Academy. This form also exists on your daughter's Admissions Checklist in the Admissions Portal

    Transcript Release Form
  • Step 3: Recommendations

    - Math Teacher Recommendation
    - English Teacher Recommendation
    - Personal Recommendation

    To electronically request one of the Recommendations above, log into the mySCA Admissions Portal and do so from your daughter's Admissions Checklist. 

    ***The Personal Recommendation should not be completed by a family member. 
  • Step 4: ISEE

    When?
    • St. Cecilia Academy will host the ISEE on Saturday, January 9, 2021. To ensure the health and safety of our community, your family, and to adhere to social distancing guidelines, registration is open to Applicants of St. Cecilia Academy and Overbrook School only.
    How do I register?
    • Once you have submitted an Application to St. Cecilia Academy or Overbrook School, you may request our Test Site Event Code by emailing the Director of Admissions.
      • St. Cecilia Academy Applicants - Click here.
      • Overbrook School Applicants - Click here
    • Once you have the Test Site Event Code, you may register for the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) at www.erblearn.org/ISEE.
    • St. Cecilia Academy's ISEE Registration Code is 571239. You must specify this code or your daughter's scores will not be sent to St. Cecilia Academy for consideration of Admission.  
    Will there be additional test dates offered?
    • If January 9 does not work for you, there are additional ISEE dates and locations on the ISEE website.
    • You may also take the ISEE at the Prometric Testing Center.
    All St. Cecilia Academy Applicants must take the ISEE on or before February 1.
  • Step 5: Family Interview

    Family Interviews are hosted at St. Cecilia Academy on the following dates: February 6 from 9AM-3PM and February 10 from 3:30-6:30PM. 

    To schedule the 30-minute Family Interview, log into the Admissions Portal and do so from your daughter's Admissions Checklist.

    ***Parents/Guardians and the student are both expected to attend. 

Other Important Dates

    • Overbrook Applicant Family Interviews
      • December 8 and December 10.
      • Interviews will be held from 3:30-5:30PM on both days.
      • To reserve your daughter's spot, please click here
    • Tuition Assistance & Scholarship Application Deadline
      • February 20
      • Complete the Application on FACTS by clicking here
      • Questions? Click here for more information.
    • Admissions Acceptance Notification
      • February 27
    • Decision Deadline
      • March 5 by 12PM