Incoming Freshman Make-up Placement Exam is Saturday, January 21

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Joliet Catholic Academy is a Catholic co-educational, college preparatory high school co-sponsored by the Franciscans and Carmelites. JCA’s committed, attentive faculty and staff challenge every student to reach their full potential. Joliet Catholic Academy offers a stimulating curriculum and boasts a competitive athletic program while fostering compassion and service to the community and to each other. Our extensive range of extracurricular activities encourages students to live with integrity, grow spiritually, acquire academic excellence, and act responsibly.

On Saturday, January 21, 2017, Joliet Catholic Academy will host its annual Make-up Placement Exam for current 8th grade students considering JCA as their choice for high school next fall.  Eighth grade students should arrive no later than 7:50 a.m. and enter through the main entrance off of Larkin Avenue.  The exam will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m.  Students will exit the building at approximately 11:30 a.m. through the south doors, on Ingalls Avenue.  Students are asked to bring the $30 exam fee, two #2 pencils, along with their completed JCA application for admission. Calculators are not allowed; scratch paper will be provided for the exam.

The application can be downloaded from

Please contact JCA Director of Admissions Ryan Quigley if you have questions, concerns, or can not attend the Make-up date and need to reschedule by appointment at or 815.741.0500. More information can also be found at

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