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 safely this fall and to select an option that works best for their family. Details and registration information is below. For questions, concerns, or more information, contact our Admissions Center, at 716.874.4953 or admissions@sjci.com.

MARAUDER FOR A DAY PROGRAM for prospective students in grade 8
Marauder for a Day allows prospective students who will enter 9th grade in Fall 2022 the opportunity to become a St. Joe's student for a day. 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 seven (7) prospective students per day. Visiting students will follow all safety protocols outlined in the St. Joe's reopening plan. 
Schedule your official campus visit at: Schedule a Marauder for a Day Visit (Shadow Day)

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

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 4 families total with each party containing the prospective student and up to two adults.
Wednesday, November 3 (9 - 10:30 a.m.) 
Wednesday, January 5 (9 - 10:30 a.m.) 
Wednesday, April, 6 (9 - 10:30 a.m.) 
Schedule an Experience St. Joe's Program Appointment

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 evenings throughout the academic year. 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, December 10 (7 - 8:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, March 9 (7 - 8:30 p.m.)
Schedule an Experience St. Joe's Program Appointment

ENTRANCE EXAM PREP COURSE for prospective students in grades 7 & 8
The St. Joe's Prep Course is specifically designed to fit the individual study needs of boys in both 7th and 8th grade. Held at St. Joe's on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon, the 2021 course will take place on the four weekends leading up to the Entrance Exam: October 23, October 30, November 6, and November 13.
Register for the Entrance Exam Prep Course

ENTRANCE & SCHOLARSHIP EXAM for prospective students in grade 8
Saturday, November 20, 2021
All prospective members of the Class of 2026 must take the Catholic High School Entrance & Scholarship Exam. St. Joe's offers the exam monthly beginning November 20, 2021. A completed Application for Admission serves as registration for the exam. Contact the Admissions Center at 716.874.4953 or admissions@sjci.com with questions about the exam.

PRACTICE ENTRANCE EXAMS for prospective students in grade 7
Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 8:30 a.m.  or
Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. 
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 a 7th Grade Practice Exam

COLLEGIATE SUMMER 2022 for prospective students currently in grade 7
Our popular Collegiate Summer program will take place June 27- July 22, 2022. By participating in Collegiate Summer, rising 8th graders get a chance to experience the St. Joe's school community while developing useful skills as they prepare for high school. The program includes academic preparation for 8th grade and beyond, recreation, and field trips.
Register for Collegiate Summer 2022

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 admissions@sjci.com or 716.874.4953.