Beginning this year, ALL students wishing to attend Cardinal O’Hara High School as a member of the Class of 2020 must take an entrance exam. This exam will be used to determine, along with other data, acceptance to O’Hara, course placement for those accepted, and academic scholarships.
This year, the Entrance and Scholarship Exam will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 15, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Students may choose EITHER date to take the exam.
You must complete the admissions application to reserve a seat for the Entrance Exam.
Only those students who take the exam on November 14 or 15, 2015 will be eligible for scholarship consideration.
If you missed the dates in November and would like to set up a time to take the Entrance Exam, please contact Patti Arnold at 610-544-3800 x1870.
We encourage all prospective students to visit campus. Attend an Open House or schedule a Shadow Day visit.
To arrange a Shadow Visit, contact Patti Arnold at 610-544-3800 x1870
Cardinal O’Hara High School considers students who have demonstrated strong academic performance, favorable discipline and regular attendance. Completion of an application does not guarantee admission to Cardinal O’Hara High School.
Acceptance and Registration
An acceptance letter will be mailed to each applicant after review of their records and an interview (if applicable). Once accepted, students must return a completed registration form with $75 to the Admissions Office.