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Application Process

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8th Grade Applicants Attending Catholic 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 must select DeMatha as one of the three allowed high schools for scores to be sent. By doing so, his school will also send the Catholic High School Student Information Form, which includes grades and recommendations, to DeMatha.
  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 December 1st and the separate DeMatha application (via FACTS) deadline is December 15th.

8th Grade Applicants Attending 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 Archdioceses of Washington (ADW) or Baltimore (AoB). DeMatha must be selected as one of the high schools for scores to be sent. Click here (ADW) or here (AoB) to register online. 
  3. During the Online application process, students are directed to request, via email, a copy of 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 by 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 December 1st and the separate DeMatha application (via FACTS) deadline is December 15th.

Transfer Applicants

  1. Complete an application for the 2020-2021 academic year online to DeMatha by December 15th. A $50 fee is required. 
  2. During the online application process, students are 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 on or before January 27th. 
  3. If interested in financial aid, please review the Tuition & Financial Assistance page for instructions. The Archdiocese of Washington application (via TADS) deadline is December 1st and the separate online DeMatha application (via FACTS) deadline is March 15th.

Apply Online

Apply Now for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

(If interested in applying for the current Academic Year, please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@dematha.org)

Step One: Pre-Application

Pre-App

Step Two: Application

Once the Pre-App is completed, the 1) Student Information and Essay, 2) Household Information and 3) Application Fee, each item inside the Application, must also be completed for the student to be considered for admission. If not, he will remain a Prospect, and review will be delayed.

Click below to log in to the Admission Portal to finalize the application.

Admission Portal