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 Catholic School Candidates are NOT REQUIRED to submit a Personal Recommendation.

    Deadline: February 1
  • ISEE Testing

    ISEE at St. Cecilia Academy – December 2
    • St. Cecilia Academy will host the ISEE on December 2, 2023.
      • 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. 
  • 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

    6th: Walk-In Wednesday
    7th: Fall Spirit Day
    13th: Walk-In Wednesday
    14th: SCA Connect - register
    20th: Walk-In Wednesday
    22nd: Girls' Night Out 5th - 6th grade - register
    27th: Walk-In Wednesday
  • October

    4th: Walk-In Wednesday
    5th: Coffee House - Student talent event
    6th: SCA/MBA Tailgate 
    18th: Walk-In Wednesday
    19th: SCA Connect 
    25th: Walk-In Wednesday
    27th: Girls' Night Out, 7th - 8th grade 
    29th: Preview Day
  • November

    1st: Financial Assistance Application opens 
    1st: Walk-In Wednesday
    2nd: SCA Connect
    2nd: Annie performance, matinee for partner schools
    3rd: Annie performance 
    4th: Annie performance
    5th: Annie performance - Character Meet & Greet 
    7th: Parent Coffee
    8th: Walk-In Wednesday
    15th: Walk-In Wednesday
    16th: Walk-In Wednesday
    16th: Parent Evening Event
    29th: Walk-In Wednesday
    29th: Family Interviews
  • December

    1st: The Dominican Campus Christmas Tree Lighting
    2nd: ISEE Exam at SCA
    7th: SCA Connect - register
    11th: Family Interviews
    16th: Breakfast with the Grinch - register

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  • January

    11th: SCA Connect - register
    13th: Family Interviews
    16th: Re-enrollment Due
    18th: Family Interviews
  • February

    1st: Application Deadline
    1st: Financial Assistance Deadline - Information
    7th: Family Interview (Makeup date)
    10th: FACTS Deadline - Information
    23rd: Girls' Night Out, 7th & 8th grade - register
    29th: Alice in Wonderland matinee, partner schools
  • March

    1st: Alice in Wonderland - tickets
    2nd: Acceptance Letters Mailed
    2nd: Alice in Wonderland - tickets
    2nd: Financial Assistance estimates posted to mySCA
    3rd: Alice in Wonderland Meet & Greet - register, tickets
    6th: Contracts Due
    7th: Coffee House - Student talent event
    23rd: Easter Egg Hunt
  • April

    16th: Tax form deadline for Financial Assistance - Information
    18th: Family Welcome Night - Register