Admissions Process

Admissions Timeline

  • September through April: Shadow Visit – 7th and 8th graders are invited to spend the day shadowing a JCA student.
  • Friday, November 4, 2016: Step Up Day for 8th graders from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 20, 2016: Open House, 10:00 a.m. –  2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 1, 2016: Open House, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 11, 2017: Pre-Exam Workshop, 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 14, 2017: Placement Exam for all incoming freshmen, 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, February 15, 2017: Registration Night, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • March 1, 2017: Catholic Education Foundation Financial Aid FACTS application deadline
  • March 1, 2017: Kazma Family Foundation Scholarship deadline
  • March-August: Rolling Admissions Process (Placement Exam by appointment only). Contact Admissions at 815.741.0500, ext. 214 to schedule a testing date. Click Here to view the Application for Admission.
  • June and July: Summer events and activity camps for incoming freshmen
  • August: Freshmen Orientation

Transfer students

Present high school students seeking to transfer to Joliet Catholic Academy must contact the Vice Principal’s Office at 815.741.0500, ext. 216. A current transcript from the student’s school must be sent to JCA.

Click Here to view the transfer application.

Students whose academic and disciplinary records are satisfactory will be contacted for an interview with a dean, counselor and Vice Principal, Bill Pender.


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