Grade 9 Application Process

Thank you for your interest in grade 9 at Saint John's High School. Saint John's uses the online platform Ravenna to collect inquiries, manage the application process, and notify prospective families of important news and upcoming events. Submit an Inquiry Form to get started!

Applications for the 2023-2024 school year are available now in Ravenna. To inquire about availability for the 2022-2023 school year, please contact the Admissions Office.

To further assist you in the grade 9 application process, we have created a step-by-step tutorial, please click the link below:

High School Application Process (Grade 9)

The application deadline for grade 9 is December 15, 2022. Contact the Admissions Office at (508) 842-8934 ext. 266 or if you have any questions or concerns regarding the application process. 

Application Steps

List of 8 items.

  • Create a Ravenna Account

    Saint John's uses Ravenna to manage the application process. Create a Ravenna account by submitting the Inquiry Form on our website.
  • Grade 9 Admissions Test

    Saint John's utilizes the High School Placement Test (HSPT) to help guide decisions for initial 9th-grade level placement in addition to admission eligibility. This exam is required for students seeking 9th-grade admission in the fall of 2023. It is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes long and there is a $50 testing fee.

    Below are the dates the HSPT will be offered at Saint John's this fall. Registration is available in Ravenna as an application step. For instructions on how to register for the exam online, click here.  

    Saturday, November 19, 2022, at 8:30 a.m.
    Saturday, December 10, 2022, at 8:30 a.m. 

    Contact the Admissions Office at or call 508-842-8934 ext. 266 with any questions or concerns regarding the exam. 
  • Application for Admission

    Please complete the Application for Admission in Ravenna and pay the $40 application fee online. The application deadline for grade 9 is December 15, 2022. 
  • Student Profile Photo

    Please upload a current photo of your student to his profile in Ravenna, if possible.
  • Student Statement

    The student should complete the student statement form in Ravenna, in his own words. This allows the admissions team to learn more about the applicant and why he would like to attend Saint John’s.
  • Parent Statement

    The student's parent or guardian is asked to complete the parent statement form in Ravenna in order to help us get to know your family better.
  • School Transcripts

    Saint John’s requires grades from the 2021-2022 school year along with the most recent report card from the 2022-2023 school year. A parent or guardian must print and sign the Transcript Release Form found in Ravenna and submit it to the applicant’s current school. The school will then send your student's transcripts directly to Saint John's. 
  • Recommendation

    The recommendation may come from a current teacher, counselor, or school administrator who knows the applicant well. In Ravenna, input the full name and email address of the person who has agreed to provide the recommendation on behalf of your student. A secure, unique link will be emailed to the delegated individual, allowing them to submit the completed form directly to Saint John’s. Only ONE recommendation is required.

High School Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition, including all fees, for new high school enrollment at Saint John's High School for the 2022-2023 school year is $18,170. Financial Aid may be available for those who qualify. More information on tuition and financial aid at Saint John's can be viewed here.

Applications for financial aid for the 2023-2024 school year will be available in Blackbaud Financial Aid Management beginning November 1, 2022. 

The Financial Aid Committee will consider applications submitted after the application deadline of December 15, but as funds are limited, it is advised that you apply as soon as possible. Award notifications for new students will be included in the Admissions Decision Packet. 

Please note, that the application for financial aid is separate from the application for admission. 

Important Dates

  • September 24 - Open House 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 
  • October 18 - Open House 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
  • November 1 - Application for Financial Aid is Available
  • November 15 - Admissions & Financial Aid Night 6:00 - 6:45 pm
  • November 19 - Grade 9 Admissions Test at 8:30 a.m.
  • December 10 - Grade 9 Admissions Test at 8:30 a.m 
  • December 15 - Grade 9 Application for Admission Deadline
  • December 15 - Grade 9 Application for Financial Aid Deadline
  • Late January - Grade 9 Admission Decisions Released
  • April 1 - New Student Deposit Deadline

High School Admissions Guide

The High School Admissions Guide summarizes the admissions process and includes information on application requirements, important dates, and current tuition information for the High School Division of Saint John's.