Your Next Four Years
The School of St. Mary was the start of your educational journey. Now it's time to plan the next four years.
Entrance Exam: PSAT 8/9 to be held on October 15 (East Campus) and October 29 (West Campus)
- January 19, 2023 - Scout Experience: See LFHS Letter for details
- Registration is now open on the LFHS website
- Mid-February - Individual appointments with LFHS counselors. Parents will be contacted directly by LFHS.
- Mid-January to late February - Students with IEPs will have a transition meeting with personnel from LFHS and SOSM. Parents will be contacted directly by LFHS.
- Libertyville High School requires the PSAT 8/9 for all incoming freshmen. The test will be held on Saturday, October 15th, 2022. Testing information is on their website.
- Students intending to go to Libertyville High School should contact Ole Stevens, LHS Director of Student Services (847-327-7012), to register since SOSM is not considered a feeder school.
Continuing your Catholic Education
We encourage all our students to continue their education at a local Catholic High School. Studies show that 85.2% of Catholic high school graduates will attend a 4-year college, compared to only 44% of public school students. Catholic High Schools also have a graduation rate of 99%.
Local Catholic High School Admissions Information:
Please reach out to the individual schools for more information on their upcoming events for 8th-grade students.
- Entrance Exam - December 3rd, 8 a.m. - Noon Results will be used for admission to Carmel; initial course placements in math, science, and English; and merit scholarship consideration. The fee is 425. Registration will open on November 12th.
- Contact: Ashley Kapfer, Assistant Director of Admissions
- Shadow Days are reserved for applicants. Once your application is completed, you can schedule a shadow day in our admissions portal.
- Testing: Freshmen are required to submit SSAT, ISEE, or PSAT scores.
- Application Deadline: January 15, 2023
- Contact Admissions Office
- Entrance Exam - December 3rd Students must take the exam at Loyola to be considered for admission to Loyola Academy.
- Contact: Nick Bridich, Assistant Director of Admissions
Loyola Academy Fall Admission Events Flyer
- Registration for the 8th Grade Entrance Exam will open on November 12th. You will be able to sign up for either the 8 am or 9 am testing session.
- Shadow Days are available from September - to November. Sign-up here.
- Contact the admissions office
- Visit (Shadow) Days - November 3rd, 8th, 15th, & 29th.
- Entrance Exam: Saturday, December 3rd. Registration will open on November 12th.