How to Apply
Application Process Timeline and Overview
December 3 and/or January 7: Non-diocesan 8th graders and homeschooled students applying for a 10th-grade transfer take the HSPT at John Paul.
January 6: School application priority deadline. Submit the application through the online system by January 6 to guarantee an on-time admissions decision. To maintain priority consideration, all supporting documents may be submitted by January 6 for diocesan applicants and by February 1 for non-diocesan applicants. Later submission applicants will be reviewed based on space availability.
January 6: Deadline to submit scholarship applications by mail or in person to our front desk at JP. All relevant supporting documentation must be submitted on time (meeting both school application and financial aid deadlines).
January 18: Financial aid priority deadline: Submit financial aid applications through the online FACTS system by January 18 to guarantee an on-time financial aid award decision. All supporting documents (submitted through FACTS) may be submitted by February 4 to maintain priority consideration. Financial aid applications are only reviewed when all appropriate supporting documentation is submitted. Later submission applicants, or priority applicants with delayed supporting documentation, will be reviewed based on remaining funds.
February 17: Decision letters are mailed to priority applicants!
March 11: Register to attend John Paul the Great for Fall 2023!
Process Overview: Please review information regarding your type of application and the programs we offer by clicking one of the options on the green list to the right! Our application system guides you step-by-step through the application process. To begin, you will complete an online application form. Once submitted, you will have an account and application checklist that references the additional supporting documents needed in order to complete your application file. The checklist will instruct you to directly upload items, request them from your current school, email the JP Office of Admissions, etc. Please note that your application is considered complete and ready for review once all relevant supporting documents are provided.
A completed application file includes:
- Application Form
- Academic Records
- Principal Recommendation, or other School Administrator
- Teacher Recommendation
- High School Placement Test (HSPT) results (for rising 9th-grade students or 9th/10th-grade homeschool applicants)
- SAP, IEP, 504, or other similar documentation regarding any possible need for particular academic support and/or documentation
- Full disclosure of any disciplinary, behavioral, or other issues during middle/high school years