9th Grade Application Process

Application Deadlines – All steps must be completed by the following dates:

  • Early Application Deadline – November 1st.  Only for applicants whose school search is solely focused on Academy of the Holy Angels. Please click here for important guidelines and procedures.
  • Regular Application Deadline – December 1st. For applicants who are applying to a broad range of schools that may include: independent, public, magnet, boarding or other Catholic schools.

Students who complete the application process after the December 1st deadline may be considered on a rolling basis as late applicants, only if spaces become available.

Complete the Online Admissions Application

·       We encourage you to submit your admissions application early.

·       A $25.00 non-refundable application fee will be assessed at the end of the application.

·       Submitting an application will serve as your registration for the SSAT exam at AHA. No action is required on your part.

·       All students will automatically be reviewed for merit based scholarships. Click here for information.

·       Scroll to the bottom of this page to begin the application. 

Take the SSAT Exam

At Academy of the Holy Angels:

·       Exam Date - Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 9:00am (Admissions Applications due no later than October 20This exam date is now full and registration is closed.

·       The discounted fee is $50.00 for the above date.

·       Applicants to 9th grade are encouraged to make this exam date to ensure test scores will be released to Holy Angels on time.

·       Make Up Exam Date - Friday, November 17, 2017 3:00pm (Admissions Applications due no later than November 3We cannot offer testing accommodations on this date.

·       Make Up Exam Date - December 2, 2017 9:00am (Admissions Applications due no later than November 17We cannot offer testing accommodations on this date.  

·       The discounted fee is $75.00 ($50.00 plus $25.00 late fee) for the above make-up dates.

·       All exam fees are payable by: cash (exact change only), cashiers/bank check made out to Academy of the Holy Angels, or credit card.

·       Payment is due upon arrival to your exam date.

At Another Testing Center:

·       Visit https://ssat.org to find additional dates/locations to take the exam. 

·       Academy of the Holy Angels school code is 1060 to have your scores sent to us.

·       Please visit the following link for directions on sending your scores: https://ssat.org/images/documents/scores/Sending-Your-SSAT-Scores.pdf

**NOTE** Discounted fees are only applicable for 9th grade applicants the first time they take the exam at Holy Angels on one of our 2017 posted testing dates. Students who choose to take the SSAT more than one time at Holy Angels or take the exam at another testing location must pay the full price of $132.

School Visit (Angel for the Day)

·       All prospective students are required to complete an Angel for the Day visit.

·       Students may complete their Angel for the Day in the spring of their 7th grade year or fall of their 8th grade year to fulfill this requirement. 

Transcripts and Standardized Test Scores 

·       Transcripts must include grades from at least one marking period from the current academic year and grades from two years prior.

·       Attendance records and a grading key must accompany the transcript.

·       Please fill out and submit the Holy Angels Records Release Authorization to your 8th grade teacher or guidance counselor.  


Eighth grade applicants are not required to submit teacher recommendations or essays. 


Click "Login to Start" to begin the Application.
You will be prompted to enter your username and password or to create a new account.

Please use the link below to download the Holy Angels Records Release Authorization Form. This must be completed and submitted to your 8th grade teacher or principal.
Applicants to the 9th grade DO NOT require teacher recommendations.


9th Grade Application

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Demarest, NJ 07627

Phone: 201.768.7822

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