Admissions Process

2019-2020 Admissions Timeline

  • September through April: Shadow Visit – 7th and 8th graders are invited to spend the day shadowing a JCA student.
  • September 1-December 1, 2019: Heritage Award Applications available for prospective 8th graders.
  • Sunday, November 3, 2019: Open House, 10:00 a.m. –  2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 14, 2019: Open House, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019: Pre-Exam Workshop, 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 7, 2019: Placement Exam for all incoming freshmen, 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • October 1-December 31, 2019: FACTS Financial Aid window for Priority Financial Aid consideration for incoming freshmen.
  • March, 2020: Kazma Family Foundation Scholarship deadline. Click Here for more information on the Kazma Family Scholarship.
  • March 1, 2020: Online Freshman Registration Deadline ($275 to hold spot in Freshman class, receive priority scheduling. All registrations submitted post-March 1 are $300).
  • March 1, 2020: Catholic Education Foundation Financial Aid FACTS application deadline; returning student financial aid deadline.
  • Thursday, March 5, 2020: 7th Grade Step Up Day
  • January-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: Freshman 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.

Joliet Catholic Academy is proud to announce participation in the Joliet Diocese Tuition Transfer Grant program for the 2019-2020 school year. Students entering grades ten through 12 who transfer from any public, private, charter or home school are eligible to receive a $4,000 transfer discount. ($3,000 discount off the 1st year enrolled and $1,000 off the 2nd year).

Click Here to learn more about the Joliet Diocese Tuition Transfer Grant program for the 2019-2020 school year.

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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