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Application Process

The online application for the 2018-2019 academic year is now available. Please read the text below for detailed application instructions, then the text to the right of the page which includes a link to begin the process.

Students wishing to transfer to DeMatha during the current 2017-2018 academic year should contact the Admissions Office at 240-764-2210 prior to beginning the process.


8th grade applicant attending a Catholic elementary/middle school in the Archdiocese of Washington

  1. Students must submit an application Online to DeMatha by December 15th. A fee of $50 is required.
  2. In addition, to be reviewed for admission, a student must register for the High School Placement Test (HSPT) and select DeMatha as one of the three allowed choices. Catholic middle schools automatically send records and recommendations to us only if DeMatha is selected.
  3. If interested in scholarships and/or financial aid, please review the Tuition & Financial Assistance page for instructions. The Archdiocese of Washington application (via TADS) deadline is early December and the separate DeMatha application (via FACTS) deadline is December 15th.

8th grade applicant attending a public, private or home school

  1. Students must complete an application Online to DeMatha by December 15th. A fee of $50 is required.
  2. Register for the High School Placement Test (HSPT) administered by the Archdiocese of Washington. DeMatha must be selected as one of the three choices. Click here to register online. Please follow all directions and keep a copy for your records.
  3. During the Online application process, students will be directed to request via email academic records from their Registrar. In addition, three recommendations forms must be received: one from the School Counselor, and two from an English, Math, Science, and/or Social Studies (core subjects) teacher. All documents must be then scanned and sent directly from school officials to admissions@dematha.org. Records and recommendations are due on or before January 8th.
  4. If interested in scholarships and/or financial aid, please review the Tuition & Financial Assistance page for instructions. The Archdiocese of Washington application (via TADS) deadline is early December and the separate DeMatha application (via FACTS) deadline is December 15th.

Transfer Applicant

  1. Complete an application Online to DeMatha. A $50 fee is required.
  2. During the Online application process, students will be directed to request via email academic records from their Registrar. In addition, three recommendations forms must be received: one from the School Counselor, and two from an English, Math, Science, and/or Social Studies (core subjects) teacher. All documents must be then scanned and sent directly from school officials to admissions@dematha.org.
  3. If interested in scholarships and/or financial aid, please review the Tuition & Financial Assistance page for instructions. The Archdiocese of Washington application (via TADS) deadline is early December and the separate online DeMatha application (via FACTS) deadline is March 15th.

Apply Online

Step One: Pre-Application.
Step Two: Application.

The Student Information and Essay and Household Information items must be completed, and the Application Fee paid inside the Application Portal for the student to be considered an Applicant. If not, he will remain a Prospect, and review may be delayed.

Click on the below link to begin the 2018-2019 application process.
APPLY NOW!


Admission Portal Login (for students who submitted a pre-application)