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The Application Process

Becoming a Spartan Starts with your Application

If you are applying for our 8th Grade Preparatory Program:

  • Limited space available.
  • Complete the Online Application including submitting the $25 application fee
  • Provide transcripts from 6th and 7th grade, including any standardized test scores. 

If you are applying for Grade 9:

Academic Scholarships (9th Grade Applicants Only)

Any student who would like to be considered for an Academic Scholarship must sit for an Academic Scholarship Exam and Interview. Prior to this, all applicants must have submitted an application to DePaul Catholic, submitted transcripts from 6th, 7th and the first marking period of 8th, and sent in a teacher recommendation.

Sit for an Academic Scholarship Exam

Select one date

Tuesday, November 22nd - 4:30pm

Saturday, December 3rd - 8:30am

Pre-Registration Required

Cost: $20

Use this link to register for the exam.

Attend an Academic Scholarship Interview

December 7, 10, 13, 15

Pre-Registration Required

Use this link to select an interview slot.


If you are applying as a Transfer Student:

  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis
  • Acceptance depends on space availability
  • Complete an Online Application including submitting the $25 application fee
  • Submit transcripts for the entire time the student has been in high school. Send to
  • Have an interview with members of the Administration.

Tuition Assistance

To be considered for Tuition Assistance all applicants must:

  • Complete an application online at
  • Tuition Assistance will be reviewed by the Tuition Assistance Committee. Please email for more details.


Relevant Forms

Release of Records_Class of 2027

Teacher Recommendation Form

International Student Program

DePaul Catholic High School has welcomed and successfully educated International Students for over 30 years, limiting its international population to no more than 8% of the total student enrollment. DePaul Catholic, in partnership with the Diocese of Paterson Schools Office, works with the following international student consulting firms:

1) Cambridge Network
Individualized Student Inquiry Link
Become a Cambridge Host Inquiry Link

2) Educatius
22 Batterymarch St. | Boston, MA 02109
Office: 617-292-0035


Interested International Students should contact one of the firms listed above or The Enrollment Office at DePaul Catholic High School.

Admission Requirements

  • English Proficiency Test Results. S.L.E.P/ Junior TOEFL
  • Zoom Interview
  • Completed DePaul Catholic Application
  • 3 Year Academic History (including current grade report)

Please note that DePaul Catholic High School does not place students with the host families.

For information about International Student Tuition, please contact the Enrollment Office at DePaul Catholic.