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The Jesuit High School in Cincinnati

Application - Class of 2022

The deadline for applying to the Class of 2022 has passed. If you are interested in applying late, please call Jeff Pugh, Director of Enrollment Management at 513-618-3224 to discuss how to proceed.


Applications for the Class of 2022 open now.

If you are taking the HSPT at another Catholic high school, please remember to follow the steps outlined below to be given full consideration for admission to St. Xavier. Request that your scores be sent to the Office of Enrollment at St. Xavier as one of your top three choices at no additional charge.

For more information, please contact the Office of Enrollment at or 513-618-3224.

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Admission and Application

The primary consideration for admission to St. Xavier High School is the prospective student's academic ability as measured by the entrance examination and the candidate's prior academic record. Generally, the decision to admit eighth-grade applicants is based on:

  • Above average grades (generally all A's and B's)
  • A strong St. Xavier entrance test score
  • Exceptional recommendations from English and math teachers
  • Motivation and leadership potential as measured by the Student Engagement Assessment
  • High national standardized test scores
  • Co-curricular involvement

For students applying from non-parochial schools, please download and submit the St. Xavier Release of Records Request and submit to your school. If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions Office at 513-618-3225.

Special Consideration

Grandsons, sons, and brothers of St. Xavier alumni and brothers of current St. Xavier students may be given special consideration. To promote diversity, special consideration may be given to members of groups not traditionally represented at St. Xavier. The admission of any student is solely at the discretion of St. Xavier, and these considerations may be modified from time to time without notice.

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