Saint Ignatius High School

How to Apply

Your time walking the halls of Saint Ignatius High School will ignite your curiosity and open your eyes to the vibrant and changing world beyond yourself. Why Saint Ignatius? Because there’s no better way of building a strong foundation that will guide you in the future. The world is waiting.

 #1 BEST CATHOLIC SCHOOL IN THE CLEVELAND AREA


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Your time walking the halls of Saint Ignatius High School will ignite your curiosity and open your eyes to the vibrant and changing world beyond yourself. Why Saint Ignatius? Because there’s no better way of building a strong foundation that will guide you in the future. The world is waiting.

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Admissions Calendar

Class of 2028

Incoming Class Cookout
Monday, June 3 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Wasmer Field

Freshman Orientation
Thursday, August 15 and Friday, August 16 

8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Breen Center (and all campus)

First Day of School
Monday, August 19
 
8:20 a.m. start
 

Class of 2029

Summer Enrichment Program (SEP)
**For boys who will be in 8th grade in the 2024-24 school year**
June 10 through June 28

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. daily 
 


How To Apply

At Saint Ignatius High School, we believe that our students define our community. That is why we take a thoughtful approach to our application process, with each individual candidate reviewed by our 12-person committee. It is always our top priority to evaluate all applicants to ensure that a unique Saint Ignatius education is available to every qualified student, and therefore we encourage all students to apply. 

Diocesan Application:

-Catholic school students will receive their diocesan applications in mid-January from their grade school. Upon submission of the Diocesan application, records will be sent to the applicant's "first-choice" school.

-Teacher (or other) Recommendations: We will gladly accept any additional recommendations that you would like to submit.

-HSPT Score: All HSPT scores from tests taken at Saint Ignatius are already on file, so you do not need to re-submit those scores. However, you are welcome to submit any additional HSPT test scores taken at other schools.

Non-Diocesan Application:

-Prospective students who do not attend Diocesan schools must submit a non-Diocesan application form provided by Saint Ignatius High School.

-Application Form*

-Teacher Recommendation* - The required Teacher Recommendation form will be submitted using this form.

-Transcript (if available - view form)

-Report Card (8th Grade - Quarter 1 or Semester 1)*

-Report Card (7th Grade)*

-Standardized Testing (MAP, IOWA, or similar scores if available)

-HSPT Score: All HSPT scores from tests taken at Saint Ignatius are already on file, so you do not need to re-submit those scores. However, you are welcome to submit any additional HSPT test scores taken at other schools.



*Required application components


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Saint Ignatius High School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Admissions Department