How to Apply

List of 6 items.

  • Apply Online

    For Current Families
    Click on the Apply Now button on the right.
    Please enter your SaintsNet username and password when asked.

    For Prospective Families

    • Click on the Apply Now button on the right.
    • Select the blue "Create Account" link to create a SaintsNet username and password.
    • After entering your basic information, select the "Create Account" button.
    • If the system recognizes your email address, your email address will be highlighted in red after you press submit. If this occurs, select the "Forgot Login?" button. You will then be prompted to enter your email address to receive an automatic reply containing your SaintsNet username and password.
    • Once you receive a SaintsNet username and password you will have access to complete the online application, monitor your son's progress through the admissions process and learn more about St. Christopher's.
    • There is a $50 non-refundable application fee. 
  • Complete the Permission to Release Form

    Completing and turning this form in to the registrar / school counselor at your son’s current school will allow them to send official transcripts (previous three years) and teacher recommendations (typically your son’s current English and Math teachers).
  • Register to take the Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT) at home

    As part of the application process your son will take a standardized test, the Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT) - Upper Level Test. You may sign up online at www.ssat.org. Please put St. Christopher's school code (7124) on the form so that we will receive a copy of the results. Registration is open and testing begins September 26.
  • Attend Virtual Upper School Admission Events

    We look forward to a virtual Admissions process and are hopeful to have campus visits later this year. 

    Upper School Virtual Open Houses
    • October 29 at 7:00 pm
    • October 30 at 9:00 am
    Zoom Meetings: All applicants and their families will have a personalized Zoom meeting with members of the Admissions team. 

    Revisit Program: Accepted candidates and their parents will be invited to attend this program- hopefully in person! Highlights include attending Upper School Chapel, a student Q & A session with current seniors, a student tour of St. Catherine’s, an information session for parents with Upper School Faculty, and lunch with a diverse group of teachers, activity directors, and coaches. Date TBD.
  • Initial admissions notification letters for 9th grade will be sent electronically on Friday, March 5, 2020 at 3:00pm.

  • After March 24, 2021, admission decisions for Upper School will continue on a rolling basis as space permits.

Questions?

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Lance Clelland

    Lance Clelland 

    Director of Middle and Upper School Admissions and Coach
    (804) 282-3185 x2391
    Northwestern University - BS
  • Photo of Hamill Jones

    Hamill Jones 00

    Director of Admissions and Financial Aid and Coach
    (804) 282-3185 x4620
    Washington & Lee University - BA
    University of Richmond - MLA
  • Photo of Gail Douthat

    Gail Douthat 

    Administrative Assistant to the Admissions and Financial Aid Office
    (804) 282-3185 x2390
    Rollins College - BA
    Virginia Commonwealth University - MT
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