Applicants for admission to Bishop Canevin High School should have demonstrated success throughout their middle school years and have a history of strong attendance and good discipline. A student’s involvement in school, parish or community activities will be taken into consideration when the Admissions Committee makes an acceptance decision. Prospective students should also have an interest in growing their commitment to faith and community through participation in a dynamic and nurturing Catholic high school environment.
- Schedule a visit. The best way to imagine yourself as a Crusader is to shadow at Bishop Canevin. Shadow students participate in classes, interact with current students and teachers, and sample a Crusader lunch!
- Complete an application and submit it to the Admissions Office with a $25 fee.
This non-refundable amount includes the high school placement test fee.
- Take the high school placement test. All eighth grade students seeking admission to Bishop Canevin High School are required to take the placement test. Tests will be administered in November and January and registration is required in advance of the test. Details regarding specific dates can be found on the Bishop Canevin website. Contact the Admissions Office at 412-922-7400, ext. 228 to register for the test. Please note that the high school placement must be taken in order for a student to be considered for a merit-based scholarship.
- Submit your deposit. Both the Early Decision Plan and Rolling Admissions require a non-refundable deposit of $150 to reserve a student’s place in the freshmen class.
- You are a Crusader!
Eighth grade students may also choose to attend the “Experience BC Day” for a chance to talk with student leaders and Bishop Canevin teachers while attending classes, learn about athletics, activities and clubs, and get a glimpse of daily life as a Crusader.
We invite you to explore Bishop Canevin by attending one or both of these opportunities.
Please contact the Admissions Office 412-922-7400, ext. 228 to arrange your visit.
A parent/guardian signature is required on the application in order for the applicant to be considered for admission. This signature also authorizes the release of middle school records to Bishop Canevin High School.
Bishop Canevin High School offers an Early Decision Plan for those students who want to know our admissions decision early in their eighth grade year. Students applying for Early Decision should be outstanding students, having achieved great success during their middle school years.
To be considered for Early Decision, students must apply between October 3rd and December 5th of their eighth grade year. After the application and middle school records are received and reviewed, decision letters for these applicants will be mailed by December 19th. A non-refundable deposit of $150 must be received by January 17th to secure the student’s place in the freshmen class. This deposit will be applied to the student’s first year tuition.
Rolling Admissions begins on December 12th of the eighth grade year. After the application and middle school records are received and reviewed, and the high school placement test results have been received, a decision letter will be mailed. Once accepted, a non-refundable deposit of $150 must be received within four weeks of the date on the acceptance letter to secure the student’s place in the freshmen class. This deposit is applied to the student’s first year tuition.
Rolling Admissions will continue until the freshmen class reaches capacity.
High school students who are interested in transferring to Bishop Canevin High School should contact the Director of Admissions and Enrollment to begin the application process.
Prospective transfer students are evaluated on the basis of their academic record, standardized test results, and attendance and discipline history. A personal letter of intent and a written letter of recommendation from an administrator at the student’s current school is required.
An application for admission for the senior year may be considered under special circumstances.
International Applicants (any student that is not a citizen of the United States and requires an I20 or visa to attend) must submit the same application materials as domestic students. The following materials are also required:
– A copy of the student’s passport
– English proficiency test results (such as TOEFL or iTEP)
– Transcript with school’s official seal (2 years)
– Proof of financial stability.
– Personal Essay (English)
– Teacher Recommendations
International students that require boarding or homestay connections should apply through Holy Family Institute. Please visit http://www.hfi-cpp.org and contact HFICPP to begin the application process.
If you have questions about the application process at Bishop Canevin, please contact Marianne Reinhart, Director of Admissions and Enrollment, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412.922.7400 ext. 228.