Admissions Process

Newark Catholic High School is a Catholic college preparatory high school, operated by the Diocese of Columbus that offers excellent academic and religious instruction in a positive school culture where all students feel safe and welcome. This atmosphere contributes to the spiritual, intellectual, social, and physical growth of our students. Newark Catholic admits students who demonstrate the ability and desire to succeed academically, a willingness to accept the challenges and expectations of our curriculum, and the commitment to embrace the school’s Catholic identity and participate in the spiritual life of the school.


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Admissions Contact

Nancy Bourne, Admissions & Alumni Relations
Phone: (740) 344-3594



Admission of Students to the Freshman Class

Students who have attended Catholic elementary schools within the Diocese of Columbus at one of the below-designated feeder schools for two or more years are admitted unconditionally if the following criteria have been met:

  • Completion of the admission forms Download Registration Form
  • Average or better achievement in their eighth-grade course of study
  • Satisfactory Discipline and Attendance Records

Students from schools other than diocesan Catholic elementary schools may be admitted based upon the following criteria:

  • Completion of the admission forms,
  • Average or better achievement in their eighth-grade course of study, and
  • Satisfactory Disciplinary & Attendance Records

Once the above items have been submitted and satisfactorily reviewed by the Newark Catholic administration, an interview with the Principal will be scheduled for the student and his/her parent or guardian. Following the interview, an admission decision will be made by the Newark Catholic administration and conveyed to the parent/guardian.



The designated feeder schools of Newark Catholic High School are:


St. Francis de Sales Elementary School (website)
38 Granville Street, Newark, OH 43055

The mission of St. Francis de Sales School is to create a loving and caring Catholic community where teaching and learning support all children in becoming the best they can be in mind, body, and spirit.


Blessed Sacrament Elementary School  (website)

394 East Main Street, Newark, OH 43055
Blessed Sacrament School is a Catholic, Christ-centered community whose mission is to educate the whole child—body, mind, and soul—in order to form life-long disciples of Christ who love the Truth, practice the Faith, and live virtuous lives.


St. Vincent de Paul Elementary School  (website)

206 East Chestnut Street, Mount Vernon, OH 43050
St. Vincent’s is a Catholic school educating children in pre-school through the eighth grade, providing all students with a Catholic, values-based education combined with a belief in academic excellence and a commitment to community service.


St. Pius Elementary School (Licking County Residents)  (website)
1061 Waggoner Road, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Saint Pius X School empowers students to live their vocation as faithful disciples of Christ and successful global citizens in an ever-changing world by challenging students to reach their fullest academic potential while encouraging service and respect for all God’s people and creation.