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!

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 deadline for grade 9 applicants to submit all required material to Saint John's is December 15, 2020. Contact the Admissions Office at (508) 842-8934 ext. 266 or admissions@stjohnshigh.org to determine if there is still available space in the class once the application deadline has passed or if you have any questions regarding the process. 

Application Steps

List of 7 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 Admission 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 2021.

    The HSPT will be administered online and proctored remotely by Saint John's faculty on the following dates and times:

    • Saturday, November 21, 2020, from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Saturday, December 12, 2020, from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Please register your student for ONE of the dates in Ravenna and pay the $35 testing fee. Click on the link below for detailed instructions on how to register for the test in Ravenna: 

    How to Register for the Grade 9 Admission Test in Ravenna.

    More details regarding the test will be shared with registered families closer to their scheduled testing date. If your student takes the HSPT elsewhere, please request that a copy of the score report be sent to Admissions at Saint John's. 
  • Application for Admission

    Complete the Application for Admission in Ravenna and pay a $40 application fee. The application deadline for grade 9 is December 15, 2020. Contact the Admissions Office to determine if there is still available space in the class once the application deadline has passed. 
  • Student Statement

    The student should complete this 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 parent or guardian must complete this form in Ravenna in order to help us get to know your family better.
  • School Transcripts

    Saint John’s requires grades from the last completed school year along with the most recent report card from the current academic year. A parent or guardian must print and sign the Transcript Request Form found in Ravenna and submit it to the applicant’s current school in order for the transcripts to be released 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, and a secure, unique link will be emailed directly to them. This allows the person to submit the completed recommendation form directly to Saint John’s. Only ONE recommendation is required.

Important High School Dates

  • November 1 - Financial Aid Applications Open in FACTS Management
  • November 4 - Virtual Admissions & Financial Aid Night at 6:00 PM
  • November 21 - Grade 9 Admission Test #1 (online) at 8:30 AM
  • December 12 - Grade 9 Admission Test #2 (online) at 8:30 AM
  • December 15 - High School Application Deadline
  • December 15 - High School Financial Aid Deadline
  • Late January - Admission Decisions Released
  • April 1 - Enrollment & Deposit Deadline

High School Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition, including all fees, for high school enrollment at Saint John’s for the 2020-2021 school year is $16,170. 

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. There is a separate application for financial aid that will be available through FACTS Management beginning November 1, 2020. The deadline for new high school families to submit a financial aid application is December 15, 2020. Click here for more information on tuition and financial aid at Saint John's.