Admissions Process

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It's Time to Make Your Best Decision Ever at the Academy!

For the past 162 years, the Academy of Saint Elizabeth has been the Best Decision Ever for thousands of young women. Joining our SEAsterhood means becoming part of our incredibly welcoming school community, accepting the rigors that come with a challenging academic program, and taking part in the numerous extracurricular activities that foster moments of bonding.

Looking to discover how the Academy will be your best decision ever? There are numerous in-person opportunities for prospective students to visit the school, including our fall Open Houses, as well as our Panther for a Day Program (open to students who have completed an application).

Steps to Apply

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  • Step 1: Explore

    The Academy of Saint Elizabeth will be hosting three Open House events during the fall for prospective students and families to explore the many opportunities offered here. Our Open Houses include a look at academics, athletics, extracurricular activities, counseling program, and more. Make sure to visit the Academy one of these days to discover how the Academy can be your best decision ever!
  • Step 2: Apply

    Applying to the Academy is simple! All prospective students must complete our online application by December 9, 2022 to be considered for financial aid and scholarships. Once you open the application portal, you will have a seamless experience that makes it easy to apply, track application status, and request transcripts and recommendation letters.

    Applications received after the initial application deadline of December 9, 2022, can still be reviewed by the Academy.

  • Step 3: Test

    The Academy participates in the CO-OP/HSPT program and is a requirement of all 8th Grade applicants.

    Contact the Admissions office to schedule your CO-OP/HSPT Entrance Test.

  • Step 4: Experience

    Students who have completed the online application will be able to schedule Parent and Student Interviews, as well as their Panther for a Day visit. If any part of the online application is not completed, students will not be able to schedule any of the above events. Through the admissions portal, you will be notified of any missing items from your application.
  • Step 5: Join our SEAsterhood

    Acceptance Letters will be delivered to students in Early 2023. Once accepted, students can join our SEAsterhood here at the Academy through the same online application portal. Information concerning registration will be sent out to accepted students and their families along with their acceptance letter.

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    Jean Jackson 

    Director of Admissions
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    Erin O'Neill 

    School Counselor, Admissions Associate
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Transfer to The Academy

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  • 1. Inquiry

    Students seeking to transfer into the Academy of Saint Elizabeth should contact the Academy's Admissions Office to discuss the prospects of transferring and if there are seats available. Call Mrs. Jean Jackson, Director of Admissions, at 973-290-5225 or via email.

  • 2. Apply

    Parents of applicants must request Official Transcripts and standardized test scores be sent to the Admissions Office as soon as possible.

  • 3. Visit

    Once a transfer application is completed, prospective transfer students and their families may be asked to schedule a visit to the Academy with time allotted to both a Parent Interview and a Student Interview. Information concerning a visit to the Academy will be sent from the Admissions Office.