Information for students applying to 9th grade
Below is a step by step walkthrough of our application and admissions process for applicants to 9th grade. The materials you will submit to be considered for admissions to Matignon High School are explained below. For any questions, contact Erica McCummings, Director of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org or (617) 876-1212 x11.
The deadline to apply to Matignon High School for the 2019-2020 school is December 15, 2018.
Step 1: Register for the entrance exam
Applicants to 9th grade are required to take the High School Placement Test (HSPT). Applicants may sit for the test at any high school within the Archdiocese of Boston. Test scores may be sent to a maximum of five different high schools. Matignon High School’s code is 17. The HSPT exam is being administered at Matignon at 8 a.m. on the following dates:
- Saturday, November 3, 2018 | 8:00 a.m.
- Saturday, December 1, 2018 | 8:00 a.m.
Step 2: Complete the online application form
Complete the Matignon High School online application.
The Matignon Application is students’ opportunity to showcase their personality and accomplishments. This portion of student’s application provides unique and important insights to help determine if the Matignon is the right school for them.
Please create an account with SchoolAdmin and start the application form by clicking here.
For families without computer or internet access, we are happy to accept paper applications. Please download our Admissions Application here.
Step 3: Submit academic transcripts and records
Report cards and transcripts are valuable tools that showcase an applicant’s academic history, accomplishments, and potential. Applicants to 9th grade must submit transcripts for 7th and 8th grade.
Applicants should complete the top portion of the Transcript Request Form and submit to their guidance counselor or the educator responsible for high school placement. Applicants’ current schools are encouraged to send completed Transcript Requests Forms directly to Matignon High School (email, fax, or mail is acceptable).
Please keep Matignon’s Admissions Office updated on the status of transcripts as many schools base sending transcripts around their academic calendar and schedule.
Matignon High School accommodates students with education plans, including a 504 plans, IEPs, or other education plans. Applicants with any type of education plan should indicate as such when submitting their online application. A copy of student’s education plan must be sent to Matignon’s Admissions Office or uploaded to the applicant’s SchoolAdmin account in order to complete their application and be considered for admission. The Admissions Committee will review all education plans to ensure students needs can be met.
Step 4: Submit teacher or guidance counselor recommendation
Applicants are required to submit at least one recommendation from a current teacher or guidance counselor. The recommendation should ideally be written by someone that the applicant has a personal relationship with and will be able to speak to the students’ traits and values in addition to their classroom capabilities.
The recommendation is a delegated, electronic form that is submitted to the applicant’s recommender via email. The recommender will receive an email with a link to complete the form electronically and submit it to Matignon High School. When the electronic form has been sent to Matignon, this step will be marked as completed in SchoolAdmin.
Applicants who are unable to contact their teacher through email can download and complete the top portion of this form and submit it to the teacher or guidance counselor writing the recommendation. Recommenders are encouraged to send completed recommendation forms directly to Matignon High School (email, fax and mail are acceptable).
Please keep Matignon’s Admissions Office updated on the status of recommendation should they be submitted after the application deadline.
Step 5 (Optional): Visit Matignon High School
Students applying to Matignon High School are strongly encouraged to visit campus and demonstrate their interest in becoming a Matignon student. There are a number of ways to visit including participating in shadow days, attending Open House, or partaking in a campus tour. Click here to learn more about visiting Matignon.
Step 6 (Optional): Apply for financial aid
The deadline to apply for financial aid is January 15, 2019.
Matignon High School uses FACTS, a third-party tuition management company to help conduct financial analysis to determine families’ financial needs. To apply for financial aid, families must complete the FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment. This online application can be completed through your SchoolAdmin account and will require supporting documentation, including federal income tax return, W-2 forms, and non-taxable income, and a $30 non-refundable application fee.
Please allow FACTS two weeks for processing once all supporting documents have been submitted.
Please note that award decisions are at the sole discretion of Matignon High School.
Click here for information about applying for financial aid or contact, Eileen Gustin, Buiness Manager, at email@example.com or (617) 876-1212 x40. Please check out the Tuition & Financial Aid page for additional information.