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Admissions Steps

Thank you for your interest in Bonner & Prendergast Catholic High School! Parents and prospective students should review the Admissions Steps below to maintain progress in the enrollment process.
Welcome, Prospective Families!
Our office is committed to the mission and community of our school. We look forward to welcoming you and assisting you with any questions you may have during this process.
Step 1
Step 1: Submit An Application
Create your account with SchoolAdmin and complete an Application 
for admission into Bonner & Prendergast. 
The SchoolAdmin Application link can be found here!
Step 2
Step 2: Complete the Checklist
In your SchoolAdmin profile, will be a checklist that is required to complete your student's application. A completed application will be when all the checklist items are complete.
SchoolAdmin Checklist
  • Applicant Photo
    • Any photo of your student; We like to have a face with a name!
  • Request for Records
      • Complete the Record Release Form. This form will email a link to a guidance counselor, assistant principal, or secretary (whoever handles records at your student's current school). If you have all the necessary documents, you can send the form to yourself.
        • Records required:
          • Transcripts or copies of final report cards from the previous 2 years
            • Rising 9th Graders need final 7th & current 8th Grade report cards
            • Incoming transfer students need a high school transcript for previous and current high school grade levels.
          • Most recent standardized test scores (For example, Terra Nova, PSSA, etc.)
          • Formal Discipline Report/Conduct Record from current school (Principal, Guidance Office, Student Services)
            • If your school does not provide discipline records, please provide a written statement on school letterhead stating such
            • For AOP/IMS schools, we will use the Personal & Social Growth/ Effort & Study Skills categories for discipline. No further document is needed for discipline other than the current report card.
          • Attendance Record 
          • If applicable, IEP/504/Psychological Evaluation documentation
  • Student Activities/Athletics
    • Fill out the form for the activities and sports that your student is currently involved in!
  • FACTs application
    • All families are required to complete a FACTs application in order to be reviewed for potential financial aid offers ($30 application fee).
    • A copy of your 2022 tax return will need to be uploaded to your FACTs application in order for your application to be marked complete.
Step 3
Step 3: Visit our School
In your SchoolAdmin profile, in the optional steps will be the option to schedule an appointment for a shadow day visit, school tour, or Open House. 
Please note, in order to visit on a shadow day or tour, an application must be submitted to SchoolAdmin. Please no walk-ins. 
Our Shadow Day is an authentic "day in the life" of a B&P student from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
To maximize your student's visit, below is the agenda for the day:
9:00 AM - Arrival at the Admissions Office
*. During the day your student will enjoy a tour of our school, sit in on a Q&A session with school administration, attend 3 classes  -  AND have lunch that will be provided for your student through Aramark Food Service; if your student has any food allergies, please have him/her bring their lunch.
1:00 PM - Pick up from the Admissions Office
Please have your student wear their school uniform or Sunday best!
Step 4
Step 4: Accept Financial Aid Offer/ Register
The next step, if awarded financial aid, is to accept your student's financial aid offer through FACTs. Your family will receive an email from FACTs for your family to review to accept or decline.
The final step in the admissions process is to register your student. In order to secure your student's enrollment your family must pay the $150 non-refundable registration fee. This fee can be paid by cash, check, or using the online link through Acceptiva.
Please note, that the link will open in December.
Once your student is registered, starting in February, your family will receive our New Student Chatter newsletter; the Chatter is a bi-weekly email communication that keeps our new families up-to-date with important announcements, news, and required updates. 
The deadline to register is March 31.