Admissions

Application Process

Incoming Freshmen

Elizabeth Seton High School admits approximately 160 students to the freshman class each year. The deadline for submitting admissions material for entry into ninth grade is December 10, 2020.

Each eighth grade applicant should provide the following in order to be considered for admission:

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  • Eighth grade students presently attending Catholic elementary schools must ...

    • Submit Seton’s application and application fee by December 10, 2020
    • List Seton as one of their choices at their Catholic middle school
    • Take the HSPT given at their school in November and select Seton as one of their high school choices on the test day
  • Eighth grade students not attending Catholic elementary schools must ...

    • Submit Seton’s application and application fee by December 10, 2020
    • Submit two teacher recommendations electronically via email to admissions@setonhs.org or directly through the Admissions Portal
    • Submit an electronic copy of an academic transcript containing final 7th grade grades, first quarter of 8th grade grades, and standardized testing from 6th or 7th grade from their present school via email to admissions@setonhs.org or directly through the Admissions Portal
    • Register for the Archdiocesan Entrance Exam (HSPT) given in December and select Seton as one of their high school choices on the test day

Transfer Students

Elizabeth Seton High School admits a limited number of sophomore and junior students each year, depending on space. The deadline to submit an application for admission is December 10, 2020. 

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  • In order to be considered for transfer admission, a student must ...

    • Submit Seton's application and application fee by December 10, 2020
    • Submit two teacher recommendations via email to admissions@setonhs.org or directly through the Admissions Portal
    • Submit an electronic copy of an academic transcript, including the most recent academic semester, along with results of standardized testing from current or previous year via email to admissions@setonhs.org or directly through the Admissions Portal

Required Forms

The forms below should be downloaded, completed, and used as a required piece of your daughter's application file. 

*Important note to Grade 9 applicants currently attending a Catholic school in the Archdiocese of Washington: The below forms are not needed for your daughter's application, as Elizabeth Seton High School accepts the Catholic High School Student Information Form provided by your daughter's school.
Elizabeth Seton High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its admissions and educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs.