Class of 2028 Admissions Timeline

 

Welcome Class of 2028! Acceptance letters will be mailed before the Christmas holiday. Students that have received an acceptance letter can register using this link:

Joliet Catholic Academy – Acceptiva

Please contact our Admissions Department if you have any questions regarding our Admissions process. 

Admissions Office Staff

  • Jared Voss, Director of Admissions 815.741.0500, ext. 214
  • Mary Ragusa, Assistant Director of Admissions 815.741.0500, ext. 274

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2023-2024 Admissions Timeline

  • September through April:7th and 8th Grade Shadow Days
    Fridays, September through April – 7:50 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.
    Register online at www.jca-online.org/comevisitjca
  • September 1-December 3, 2023: Heritage Award Applications available for prospective 8th graders.
  • OPEN HOUSE: 
      • Sunday, November 5, 2023
        10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
      • Thursday, November 9, 2023
        6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 29, 2023: Pre-HSPT Exam Workshop/Parent Admissions Informational Meeting 
  • Saturday, December 2, 2023: Entrance Exam for all incoming freshmen; 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Pre-registration is required along with a $30 testing fee. Register here: Admission Application | Joliet Catholic Academy (jca-online.org)
  • Saturday, December 9, 2023: Makeup Entrance Exam for all incoming freshmen; 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 
  • (Pre-registration is required along with a $30 testing fee. Register here: Admission Application | Joliet Catholic Academy (jca-online.org)
  • December 31, 2023: Deadline via FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment
    Incoming Freshman FACTS JCA Leveraged Financial Aid Application* Financial Aid deadlines will differ for JCA, the Catholic Education Foundation, and Empower Illinois.
  • March 1, 2024: Kazma Family Foundation Scholarship deadline. Click Here for more information on the Kazma Family Scholarship.
  • March 1, 2024: Online Freshman Registration Deadline ($275 to hold spot in Freshman class, receive priority scheduling. All registrations submitted post-March 1 are $300).
  • April 1, 2023: Catholic Education Foundation Financial Aid FACTS application deadline; returning student financial aid deadline.
  • April 12, 2024: 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

Questions? Contact the JCA Admissions Staff:

Admissions Office Staff

  • Jared Voss, Director of Admissions 815.741.0500, ext. 214
  • Mary Ragusa, Assistant Director of Admissions 815.741.0500, ext. 274

Transfer students

Present high school students seeking to transfer to Joliet Catholic Academy must contact the Associate Principal’s Office at 815.741.0500, ext. 213. 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 continue participation in the Joliet Diocese Tuition Transfer Grant program for the 2024-2025 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 2024-2025 school year.

 


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