Applying to Archbishop Spalding
Schedule a Student Visit
We encourage students to arrange a visit to Archbishop Spalding High School by completing the online request form. If you do NOT receive an automatic reply after clicking "Submit", please contact the Admissions Office at (410) 969-9105 ext. 232
All applicants to grade 9 must sit for the Archdiocesan Admissions/Placement test (HSPT). Registration takes place on-line.
Applicants in middle/elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Washington take the test in their current school and can indicate Archbishop Spalding on the answer sheet to receive a copy of the results. Students testing in the Archdiocese of Washington will be charged an extra fee to have results sent to a school (only one school will be permitted) in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
A complete application will include:
Online Application for Admission
$100 Application fee
Records from grade 6 up through most recent report card (any standardized testing, attendance and discipline records should be included)
Academic Recommendation form (Not required of students attending a school in the Archdiocese of Baltimore)
Responses to the Applicant Questionnaire
Photograph of student
Records and Recommendations
Students attending a school in the Archdiocese of Baltimore should complete the Archdiocese of Baltimore Catholic High School Information Form available at the applicant's school. Students attending all other area schools should submit our Request for Records form and Academic Recommendation form to their current school. Archbishop Spalding welcomes letters of endorsement from outside of the school as well (Pastors, Coaches, Activity moderators, Spalding families, etc.)
Personal meetings / Interviews
Students have the option to schedule a personal meeting with an Admissions officer. Meetings are optional for all applicants to the 9th grade but required of students applying for a leadership scholarships and/or competing for academic scholarships. The meeting can be scheduled on an applicant's visit day or at another time through calling the Admissions Office.
Academic scholarship candidates are notified of their eligibility following the HSPT (Admissions/Placement Test). Leadership and Music scholarship applications are due at the time of Application for Admission.
Tuition Assistance Applications
The deadline for incoming freshmen to apply for tuition assistance is the same as the deadline for Applications for Admission. Late applicants to the wait-pool may still complete an application for assistance but understand that any tuition assistance is subject to the availability of funds.