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Admissions Timeline

Seventh Grade

September & October (2017)
Information Sessions for Prospective Students and Parents 7:00 PM. Convocation Center. Details click here.

November 5th (2017)
Attend Open House at DeMatha. Details to be posted at a later date.

Saturday, April 8, 2017
The Archdiocese of Washington sponsors Catholic High School Fairs in the spring. Click here for information and registration form. Participation is free. The fairs provide a convenient way for families to meet representatives from most of the high schools, pick up informational materials and learn about the admissions process and tuition assistance - all at one site. The fairs are sponsored by the Archdiocese of Washington in partnership with the Catholic high schools.

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
Information Session for Prospective Students and Parents. Convocation Center.
Details click here.

Fall/Winter of Eighth Grade

Early September
Register online for a shadow visit. Shadow visits begin the third week in September and end the second week of February.

September & October
Information Sessions for Prospective Students 7:00 PM. Convocation Center. Details click here.

Early October
Apply for Archdiocesan Tuition Assistance,(TADS) click here for application.

Apply online for Archdiocese of Washington High School Placement Test (HSPT). Click here to register.

Apply online to FACTS for DeMatha tuition assistance (DeMatha Grants). Applications due December 15th. Click here for online application.

November 5th
Attend Open House at DeMatha. Details at a later date.

High School Choice window opens on HSPT site. Indicate DeMatha on this form.

Early December
Tuition Assistance application(TADS) due to the Archdiocese of Washington. Please visit the ADW site for more information.

Early December
High School Placement Test administered at DeMatha. Online pre-registration is required by November 27th. Students report to the main building at 8:30 a.m. Testing ends at 12:15 p.m.

Early December
Last date for selecting DeMatha as a choice on the HSPT registration form.

December 15th
Online Application for Admission to DeMatha Catholic High School due. DeMatha Tuition Assistance application (online via FACTS) due.
Catholic School Students' Middle School Transcripts due.

January 8th
Teacher Recommendations (3) & transcripts (Non-Catholic School Students) due.

Decision notification via Admissions Portal.

Enrollment fee and tuition information due for the Class of 2021.


DeMatha Tuition Assistance application FOR TRANSFERS (online via FACTS) due.

Spring/Summer Prior to 9th Grade (2017)

April 3rd
New Student Welcome Night held in the Convocation Center at 7 pm.

May 13th & June 10th
Placement Exams for New Students. Report to the Main Building, rooms 327 & 329 at 9:00 AM. No calculators allowed. Bring 2 pencils.

July 15th
Health Forms due in Main Office.

July 30th
Schedules mailed.

August 12
Used Book Sale and DeMatha Parent Organization Uniform sale in the school cafeteria.