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Eighth grade girls who are interested in completing the Catholic high school makeup entrance exam at Josephinum Academy can schedule to take the exam Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and Noon.* If you would like to request to complete the exam on a Saturday, please email your inquiry to admissions@josephinum.org.

A prospective student is only eligible to take the make-up exam at Josephinum Academy if she has not tested at any other Catholic high school in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

*Makeup exams will not be administered on holidays or school closure days.

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Students please bring:

  • Two #2 pencils
  • $25 testing fee (cash or check payable to Josephinum Academy)
  • Special needs documentation (if applicable)
  • Josephinum is offering over $200,000 in merit-based scholarships to the incoming class. Consideration will be given to those who test with us and promptly submit their Future Leader Scholarship Program (FLSP) application. Apply today at josephinum.org/flsp.

    Josephinum staff will be available to address any questions you may have regarding the admissions process.

    If possible, parents/guardians should bring:

    • Your child's 7th and 8th grade report cards or transcript
    • Your child's standardized test scores
    • Your child's current school attendance/discipline records
    • A teacher recommendation letter/form
    • Your 2018 tax returns and W-2s (if applying for FLSP or aid)

    Josephinum Academy
    Office of Admissions
    (773) 276-1261 x 291

    Josephinum Academy of the Sacred Heart

    1501 North Oakley Boulevard
    Chicago, Illinois 60622
    (773) 276-1261
    (773) 292-3963
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