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8th Grade Applicants


Austin is currently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year and will do so throughout the Spring and Summer.


The application process for Austin Catholic begins in the fall.  Prospective freshmen should complete a three part application process which includes the following:


  • *Create an account and complete our ONLINE APPLICATION (As part of the application process, an electronic Student Referral Form will be emailed to your current school. This form includes a request for grades, standardized tests, disciplinary infractions and teacher recommendations.)
  • Take the High School Placement Test to check eligibility for select scholarships.
  • Shadow Day and/or interview with the Director of Admissions or Principal.

(* = Required)


Students entering Austin Catholic as 9th graders will follow the aforementioned application process, which subsequently includes a report card verifying 8th grade graduation, a report verifying special needs or programs, HSPT results deemed acceptable by Austin Catholic, and any other criteria specified by the Admissions Office and acceptance team. 


To be included in our first round of acceptance letters, we must receive your application, 8th grade profile, and transcripts by Friday, January 6, 2023. The first round of acceptance letters will be mailed on Friday, January 27, 2023. To qualify for Austin’s competitive merit scholarships and tuition assistance, early registration forms and fees will be due Friday, March 10, 2023. Austin will continue to accept students throughout the school year and summer, or until our Freshman class is full.


Transfer Students

Transfer students are welcome to apply for either the first or second semester of any school year. Transfer students must complete a three part application process which includes the following:

Transfer Policies 

  • Students who are suspended or expelled from a public or private school as the result of a legal or moral infraction will not be accepted into any grade at Austin Catholic.
  • All transfer students entering Austin Catholic will sign a contract, along with their parents/guardians, agreeing to follow all school regulations and to participate in the Faith Life of the school.
  • Termination of transfer students can occur at any time if they were accepted at Austin Catholic under false pretenses or falsifying information relative to their acceptance.
  • Please be aware that Austin Catholic contacts the student’s previous school as soon as a transfer application is received.
  • The MHSAA transfer rules apply for students wishing to play sports.