Berks Catholic Admissions Procedures
Transfer students and families: A transfer is any student coming from any public, private, home or cyber-school that is not one of the nine Partner Schools of the Diocese of Allentown. Berks Catholic High School encourages academically qualified high school students to apply for admission. Berks Catholic accepts transfer students in grades 9-12. Eighth grade students will be invited to a “Step Up Day” at Berks Catholic on January 25, 2018. There will also be Open House on January 28, 2018. All students are required to follow the Formal Admissions Procedure. Please contact Nicole Smith, Director of Admissions for a personal tour or to set up a shadow day at email@example.com or 610.374.8361 ext. 244
Please note- completion of the application/ registration form does not constitute registration and acceptance. All information requested below is necessary before applications will be reviewed and an admission decision will be rendered.
Application requirements and guidelines:
□ Berks Catholic Application
□ Transcripts (unofficial)
□ Most recent Report Card
□ Attendance Record (current)
□ Disciplinary Records (most recent)
□ Standardized test results (PSSA's)
□ Immunization Record
□ Meeting with Director of Admissions and Principal
□ 504 Plan if applicable
□ Pschyo- educational testing if applicable
□ $150 Registration Fee
Once the above has been received the Admissions Committee will review all of the information and make an admission decision. You will receive notice in a timely manner after receiving all of the requested information. If your child is admitted to Berks Catholic HS you will need to complete the following steps:
1. Withdrawal your child from their current school and request all official records be sent to Berks Catholic High School 955 E. Wyomissing Blvd. Reading, PA 19611
2. Contact Mrs. Alice Einolf- Vice Principal of Academics to discuss your course selection. firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Freshmen placement test dates for transfer students will be designated on acceptance letters. Partner school students will test at their Partner school.
Please note: The Admissions Director looks closely at an applicant's involvement in their current school and community.
Failing grades might eliminate an applicant from consideration.
Student Discipline and Attendance records are considered for admission. Accepted students involved in disciplinary situations after acceptance to Berks Catholic and prior to Orientation day are subject to having the offer of admission rescinded.
A student interview is required for the admissions process for transfer students only. Partner school students do NOT need to schedule an interview