Admissions Events

As a Catholic, college-preparatory high school, St. Joe's educates young men of diverse backgrounds in the tradition of St. John Baptist de La Salle. We transform the lives of students through academic excellence and care for the whole person in a respectful, Lasallian Catholic community, developing each student's unique talents in preparation for college and life.

Our community is happy to provide the following opportunities for prospective students and their families to visit campus. Details and registration information is below. For questions, concerns, or more information, contact our Admissions Center, at 716.874.4953 or [email protected].

FALL OPEN HOUSE 2022 for all prospective families
Sunday, October 16, 2022
Monday, October 17, 2022
All prospective students and their families are invited to Open House for private tours of our modern campus. Your tour will include our entire campus with opportunities to interact with our teachers, staff, coaches, and students. This a pre-registration event only with limited attendance and appointment slots. Select an arrival time below and please arrive on campus during that 15 minute time slot. Once on campus, please plan on your tour lasting approximately 1.5 hours.
Register for Fall Open House 2022

MARAUDER FOR A DAY (Shadow Day) for prospective students in grade 8
Marauder for a Day allows prospective 9th students in Fall 2023 the opportunity to become a St. Joe's student for the day! A current freshman will act as your son's guide as he experiences our Community of Excellence. Each Marauder for a Day is paired with a current freshman, attends all classes, enjoys a complimentary meal in our Dining Room, and ends the day with light refreshments. St. Joe's is limiting the Marauder for a Day Program to twelve (12) prospective students per day.
Schedule a Marauder for a Day Visit

EXPERIENCE ST. JOE'S MORNING PROGRAM for all prospective families
This program allows prospective families the opportunity to experience our Community of Excellence during a regular school day in a small group setting. Experience St. Joe's is offered on select Wednesdays from 9 - 10:30 a.m. Each session includes remarks from our President, Christopher Fulco, Ed.D., and Principal, Mr. James Spillman '95 along with a tour of campus, including opportunities to experience classes in session. Each session is limited to 6 families total with each party containing the prospective student and up to two adults.
Wednesday, September 21
Wednesday, November 2
Wednesday, January 4
Wednesday, April 12
Register for Experience St. Joe's Morning Program

EXPERIENCE ST. JOE'S EVENING PROGRAM for all prospective families
This program allows prospective families the opportunity to experience our Community of Excellence during an evening in a small group setting. Experience St. Joe's is offered on select Wednesdays from 7 - 8:30 p.m. Each session includes remarks from our President, Christopher Fulco, Ed.D., and Principal, Mr. James Spillman '95 along with a tour of campus including opportunities to interact with current students, teachers, coaches, and parents. Each session is limited to ten (10) families total with each party containing the prospective student and up to two adults.
Wednesday, October 5
Wednesday, December 7
Wednesday, March 8
Register for Experience St. Joe's Evening Program

PRIVATE CAMPUS TOURS for all prospective families

Private tours are available throughout the year. Parents may schedule a tour by calling the Admissions Center at 716.874.4953 or by visiting the following link: Schedule a Private Campus Tour

ENTRANCE & SCHOLARSHIP EXAM for prospective students in grade 8
All prospective members of the Class of 2027 must take the Catholic High School Entrance & Scholarship Exam.
A completed Application for Admission must be completed prior to the exam and serves as registration for the Entrance & Scholarship Exam on Saturday, November 19. After November, St. Joe's offers the Entrance & Scholarship Exam monthly by appointment. Contact the Admissions Center at 716.874.4953 or [email protected] for more information.
Complete an Application for Admission & Register for the Entrance Exam

ENTRANCE EXAM PREP COURSE for prospective students in grades 7 & 8
The St. Joe's Entrance Exam Prep Course is open to boys planning to apply to Catholic High Schools. Held at St. Joe's on Saturday mornings from 8:30 a.m. to noon, the 2022 course will take place on the four weekends leading up to the Entrance Exam.
Register for the Entrance Exam Prep Course

PRACTICE EXAMS for prospective students in grade 7
We encourage all 7th grade boys considering St. Joe's as a high school destination to take a free practice Entrance & Scholarship Exam under normal testing conditions. The exam takes approximately three hours and all testing materials are provided by St. Joe's. A full exam score report is mailed to your home approximately 30 days after the exam.
Register for the March 2023 Practice Exam
Register for the May 2023 Practice Exam

COLLEGIATE SUMMER 2023 for prospective students in grade 7
Collegiate Summer provides a fun four weeks of engaging academics, sports, arts, field trips and more in preparation for high school. Boys entering 8th grade in fall of 2023 are invited to get a glimpse of what it's like to be a Marauder.
June 26 - July 21, 2023 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily - Cost: $475
Enroll in Collegiate Summer 2023

Finally, while we are able to welcome prospective students and their parents to campus, we understand some families are uncomfortable with in-person visits. We are happy to meet for a private face-to-face meeting with our Admissions Team via Zoom. If you would like to schedule a Zoom appointment, contact the Admissions Center at [email protected] or 716.874.4953.