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Application Process (grades 9-11)

Application Process

The first step in applying to DePaul Catholic High School is to complete our information request form online, attend one of our on campus admission events (see below) or to call 973-694-3702 to receive an application and make your first appointment. We recommend that families contact us a full year in advance of the fall term in which they hope to enroll.

9th Grade

All applicants for 9th grade must complete the full admissions process in order to be offered a decision. This includes: applications, most recent three years of academic performance, the COOP test, and letters of recommendation.

10th and 11th Grade Transfer Students

Limited space is available in our 10th and 11th grades each year. Students who wish to apply for 10th and 11th grade should contact the Admissions Office prior to submitting an application for a pre-screen process.

Mid-year transfer students are welcome to apply through Grade 11; however, admission is limited and dependent upon space availability and the student’s academic qualifications and record of conduct.



  • A completed DePaul Catholic Application.
    Apply Online
    $20 application processing fee must accompany your application. Please make this payable to "DePaul Catholic High School".
  • HSPT Entrance Examination (9th Grade Only)
  • Transcripts from the previous 6th, 7th, and first marking period 8th grade, including standardized test scores, NJASK or Terra Nova, from 6th and 7th grades
Important Dates
Friday, November 11, 2016 (8:00am - 12:45pm) COOP Exam offered at DePaul Catholic.

Make-up Exam will be offered at DePaul Catholic on Saturday, November 19, 2016.
In-House COOP Testing is for students who missed the COOP Day and the Make-Up Day. Please contact our office to set an appointment to take the test. We offer the test to students any school day at 9:00am in the Admissions Office.
December 9, 2016  Deadline for returning the 9th Grade Application and academic records to DePaul Catholic High School.

January 13, 2016  DePaul Catholic High School acceptance notifications mailed to 9th grade applicants.

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 (Mandatory for all new students) In-Person Registration at DePaul Catholic (9:00am - 11:00am) **President, Vincentian and Seton Academic Award recipients must register by this date. English Placement Testing is also completed on this day.