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How to Apply
9th Grade Admissions Process (CLASS OF 2021)

Fordham Prep seeks students who share the philosophy of the school, are able and willing to do college preparatory work, are open to learning and new experiences, and are enthusiastic about a Jesuit education.

Admission is based solely on past academic performance and standardized test scores. 

1. Complete Application 

        • Complete our online application for admission. This is a required step.  *IF YOU ARE STILL INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE CLASS OF 2021 YOU MUST CONTACT THE ADMISSIONS OFFICE DIRECTLY.*
        • You will be asked to create an InfoSnap account using a valid email address.  No codes are required.
        • A confirmation email is automatically generated once an application is submitted.
        • Fordham Prep does not require applicants to submit recommendations or essays.

    2. Submit Grades

        • Applicants must submit a copy of their final report card from seventh grade and the first marking period of eighth grade to the Admissions Office.
        • If an applicant attends a Catholic grammar school in the Archdiocese of New York and will take the TACHS exam, his school school will send his grades to each of his three high school choices.  
        • If you attend a public or private grammar school or a Catholic school in the Brooklyn/Queens diocese, please request that your current school send copies of your report cards to Fordham Prep's Admissions Office using our Transcript Release Form.

    3. Take Entrance Exam 

        • Fordham Prep accepts results from several entrance exams, including the TACHS, CO-OP, ISEE, STS, HSPT, and SSAT. 
        • Please note that for exams OTHER than the TACHS, you may fax, email, or mail your score sheet to the Admissions Department. 
        • If you are taking the TACHS, please list Fordham Prep as one of your three choices. It does not matter where you list Fordham Prep; any of the three choices is acceptable and has no bearing on admission, scholarship or financial aid.
        • Fordham Prep's TACHS code is 113. 
        • For more information on the TACHS please visit

    To access the InfoSnap Admissions Checklist in order to track Fordham Prep's receipt of your son's grades and his standardized test scores, please click on this LINK. You will be asked to login using the username and password you used to submit your application.  

    Please contact the Admissions Office if you have any questions.

transfer ADMISSIONS process

Fordham Prep considers qualified applicants for sophomore and junior years beginning in late February. Acceptance is based on prior academic performance, a personal interview, and available space. If you are interested in transferring to Fordham Prep, please contact the Admissions Office.  You must be prepared to submit a copy of your mid-year report card and previous year's report cards.  

Fordham Prep does not discriminate for any reason including race, religion or national origin in the admission of students or in the administration of its policies.

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