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Admissions Procedures

Grade 9

Eighth grade students who are seeking admission into St. Edmund Prep must complete the following:
  1. The Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS) with St. Edmund Prep listed as one of the student's high school choices. (SEP TACHS Code - 008)
    St. Edmund Prep will give very strong preference to students who put us as first choice, but will consider all choices.
  2. Complete the online Application for Admission
  3. Provide an official transcript from the student's current school by the December date prescribed by the Diocese of Brooklyn. (See our admissions calendar)
    Transcripts must include grades from 6th grade, 7th grade, and the beginning of the 8th grade. Students currently attending public or non-Catholic private school must request their transcript through their guidance counselor.  Catholic elementary school students will have their transcripts forwarded to SEP electronically by their current school.
  4. Provide one (1) letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach, club moderator, pastor, etc.
  5. Students who wish to apply for a scholarship, must complete a scholarship application and take the scholarship exam 
All admissions materials for the 2020-2021 school year must be submitted by Tuesday, December 17, 2019
 

Interested students and their families are also encouraged to attend one of our Open Houses and or schedule a buddy day or tour to learn more about The Prep and experience a day in the life of an Eagle first hand. 

Students seeking to transfer into Grades 10 or 11 should contact the Admissions Office to discuss availability in the desired class year. After that contact and if space is available, the student must:

  1. Complete the online Application for Admission
  2. Submit an up-to-date transcript which includes all courses the student has taken to date and any courses the student is currently enrolled in at his/her current school.
  3. Submit a record of immunizations.
All materials will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee. Only after the principal accepts the student can he/she move on to the next step in the process. The principal is the sole arbiter in determining whether or not a transfer student will be accepted to the school. 

 

Documents can be mailed to:

St. Edmund Prep - Office of Admissions
2474 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11229

or faxed to: (718) 743-5243

It is the policy of St. Edmund Prep not to accept transfer students in their senior year except in very special cases where there are extenuating circumstances. The student’s parent(s) or guardian(s) must first contact the Admissions Office to discuss the situation before any other action can take place.

All international students seeking admission must first contact the Admissions Office to discuss availability in the desired class year. After that contact and if space is available, international students must: 

  1. Complete the online Application for Admission, selecting the SEP International Program
  2. Submit an up-to-date transcript which includes all courses the student has taken to date and any courses the student is currently enrolled in at his/her current school.
  3. Submit a record of immunizations.
All materials will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee. Only after the principal accepts the student can he/she move on to the next step in the process. The principal is the sole arbiter in determining whether or not an international student will be accepted to the school. 

 

Documents can be mailed to:

St. Edmund Prep - Office of Admissions
2474 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11229

or faxed to: (718) 743-5243

 
Once a student has been accepted by St. Edmund Prep, the student’s guardian and/or host family must set up an appointment with the main office to discuss the I-20 Form (Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status) process.

Non-Discrimination Statement

St. Edmund Preparatory High School welcomes students of all backgrounds to share in the Catholic education experience. In accordance with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Faith, St. Edmund Preparatory High School admits students of any race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin. St. Edmund Preparatory High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, and ethnic origin in admission, policies, scholarship programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.