Students entering Holy Name Central Catholic Junior/Senior High School as seventh or ninth graders are required to have taken an entrance exam at Holy Name; usually these exams are offered in November and December. At these exams, students also provide a copy of their most recent report cards.
Students who are in the eighth grade at a Catholic elementary schools in the Diocese of Worcester apply through their elementary schools. Through their schools, they submit a common application form and their report cards. This is typically done in November.
For course placement and academic scholarship purposes, Catholic elementary students in the Diocese of Worcester submit results of the standardized tests taken in March. Only students taking an entrance exam in November or December or the standardized tests at the Catholic elementary schools in the Diocese of Worcester are eligible for an academic scholarship.
Any incoming seventh or ninth grader who has missed the regularly scheduled entrance exams must be interviewed and accepted by the principal of Holy Name. This interview will include a review of report cards, as well as a math and English assessment.
Students wishing to transfer into Holy Name as an eighth, tenth, or eleventh grader are allowed to do so, if space permits, and after an entrance interview with the principal of Holy Name. This interview will include a review of report cards. Holy Name does not accept twelfth grade transfers unless the student’s family has recently moved to the area, and they have previously attended a Catholic high school.
All students wishing to attend Holy Name must complete an Admissions Application. You can download the application to mail to the school.
If you have any questions or would like additional information, please call Scott Anderson, Director of Development at 508.753.6371 ext. 121 or at firstname.lastname@example.org