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Admissions Process

Welcome to St. Ambrose and thank you for your interest!

In a close-knit community like St. Ambrose Academy, we truly value each of our students and parents. It is our hope that our values will be reflected as you and your student move through our admissions process. Each step in our process is designed to assist us in learning more about you and your student. Our goal is to make your new school transition process as smooth, exciting, and enjoyable as possible.

Let’s get started!

Step #1

Contact Director of Enrollment and Retention, Angela Hineline at to express your interest in applying at St. Ambrose Academy for junior high or high school. Mrs. Hineline will answer your questions, assist you with scheduling a visit and direct you in each step of the admissions process.

Step #2

Complete the New Student Application.

Step #3

Complete the New Student Placement Test. St. Ambrose Academy’s placement test consists of three main sections: Reading Comprehension, Writing and Grammar, and Math. Your student’s completed work provides us with insights about skill levels and assists us with appropriate class placement.  

Step #4

Schedule Parent/New Student Interview. The Parent/New Student Interview is a conversation with our principal. The interview is designed to give you an opportunity to learn more about our school, its mission, and its values.

Step #5

Admissions decision. After a review of the new student application and placement test by the admissions committee, the family will be contacted with the admissions decision.

Step #6

Complete the Tuition Assistance Application.