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The Admissions Process

We’re here to help.


If you have any questions about CCHS or the admissions process, please do not hesitate to contact us. Call us at 978-682-0260 ext. 612 or email us at: admissions@centralcatholic.net.


The Admissions Calendar

October

Central Catholic High School Open House
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Central Catholic High School, 300 Hampshire St., Lawrence, MA 01841

Prospective students and families will have the opportunity to explore the CCHS campus; meet our teachers, counselors, students, and staff; see science experiments in action; talk with coaches and advisors; and get a true feel of what makes Central Catholic so special.

Visit our Open House page for more details.

November

CCHS Entrance Exam: The Catholic High School Placement Test (HSPT)
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Good luck to all students taking the exam!

Visit our Entrance Exam page for more information and to register.

Students check in by 8:00 AM at the Central Catholic High School Main Office and should complete the exam by 11:45 AM.

The Entrance Exam will also be administered on Saturday, December 7.

CCHS will accept SSAT scores as well as HSPT scores.

Admissions & Financial Aid Information Session for Prospective Parents
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Rogers Memorial Theater & Baroni Dining Hall
Parents are invited to learn more about the admissions process while their children take the entrance exam. A presentation will be followed by a question and answer session. Light refreshments will be provided.

December

CCHS Entrance Exam: The Catholic High School Placement Test (HSPT)
-

Good luck to all students taking the exam!

Visit our Entrance Exam page for more information and to register.

Students check in by 8:00 AM at the Central Catholic High School Main Office and should complete the exam by 11:45 AM.

The Entrance Exam will also be administered on Saturday, November 16.

CCHS will accept SSAT scores as well as HSPT scores.

Admissions Information Session for Prospective Parents
-
Rogers Memorial Theater & Baroni Dining Hall
Parents are invited to learn more about the admissions process while their children take the entrance exam. A presentation will be followed by a question and answer session. Light refreshments will be provided.

February

Accepted Students Night ~ Class of 2024
Memorial Gymnasium Building - Gymnasium/Court - 101

Accepted students and their families are invited to revisit our campus and learn more about what makes CCHS a unique place to go to school.

Members of our community will be available to answer questions and assist accepted students in finalizing their enrollment plans.

Snow date in the case of inclement weather: Thursday, February 13.

April

Class of 2024 Orientation for New Students & Parents
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Memorial Gymnasium Building - Gymnasium/Court - 101
The Class of 2024 and their parents are welcomed to CCHS through the new student and parent orientation program.
 
Visit the Class of 2024 Welcome Page.

May

CCHS Preview Night for 6th & 7th Graders
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Join us on Tuesday, May 5, for our annual Preview Night for 6th & 7th Graders.

Preview Night

Information sessions will be held at 6:30 PM, 7:00 PM, and 7:30 PM. 

Each session is followed by a personalized tour of the CCHS campus.

Contact:

  • Mr. Christopher Merrill, Director of Admissions, cmerrill@centralcatholic.net

June

Applications for Transfer Students Priority Due Date
all day

Applications for transfer into Grades 10 and 11 are due.

Click here for more information.

Come Visit Campus!

Welcome banners in front of school with trees in background

The best way to experience Central Catholic is to visit campus. Whether you attend Open House, participate in the Shadow for a Day program, or come to a Walk-In Wednesday, you'll see what makes the Raider Family so special.

Why will YOU choose Central Catholic?

The Admissions Team

Mr. Christopher Merrill

Mr. Christopher Merrill
Director of Admissions

Ms. Mary Pannos

Assistant Director of Admissions

Mrs. Lori Stolos

Mrs. Lori Stolos
Admissions Associate