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 6 items.

  • 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.

    Deadline: February 1

    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. 

    Deadline: February 1
  • 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 and/or HSPT Score Report

    For the Junior High Admissions Process, St. Cecilia Academy accepts an ISEE and/or HSPT Score Report. Both can be considered for admission. 

    ISEE at St. Cecilia Academy - January 29
    *Deadline to register: January 14
    • St. Cecilia Academy will host the ISEE on January 29.
      • Check-in begins at 8:30am in Alumnae Hall.
      • The test will begin promptly at 9:00am.
    • To register, or to browse additional ISEE dates and locations, visit the ISEE website.
    St. Cecilia Academy's ISEE Registration Code is 571239.
    • You must provide the code above when registering your daughter to take the ISEE (at SCA or another location), so the Score Report is sent directly to St. Cecilia Academy. 
      • The ISEE is limited to St. Cecilia Academy applicants only. 
    Deadline: February 1
  • Family Interview

    The Family Interview Day will be held at St. Cecilia Academy on February 5 from 9-3pm. You may register from your daughter's Admissions Checklist in mySCA. More details will be emailed to registered families as we approach February 5. Parents/Guardians and the student are both expected to attend. 

    Candidates from Overbrook School
    • Have the option of scheduling the Family Interview on February 5 or on the following dates:
      • December 2 & December 7. Both from 3:30-5:30pm.

Important Dates & Deadlines

  • Fireside Chats
    • January 27, 12:00 - 1:30 (register here)
    • February 1, 6:00 - 7:30 pm / Virtual Event - (register here)
  • January 29 ISEE at SCA Registration - Event Code: GBHALMQT
    • Registration deadline: January 14 (register here)
  • Application Deadline
    • February 1
  • Family Interview Day - Junior High
    • January 8 from 9:30-3:00pm
  • Principal's Scholarship Essay Exam
  • ISEE Entrance Exam at SCA - Event Code:  GBHALMQT  (Registration deadline Jan. 14)
  • Family Interview Day - High School
    • February 5 from 9:00-3:00pm
  • Valentines Coffee House - 6:00 – 7:30 pm Student Musical talents! All Invited 
  • Tuition Assistance & Scholarship Application Deadline
    • February 20
    • Complete the Application on FACTS by clicking here
    • Questions? Click here for more information.
  • Acceptance Notifications Emailed
    • March 5
  • Decision/Contract Deadline
    • March 10 by 12pm
  • New Family Welcome Day
    • March 26
    • Junior High - from 10:00-12:00pm
    • High School - from 2:00-4:00pm
    • Junior High Student Summit 12:00 – 4:00 pm (Students only, lunch provided)