Admissions Process

Over a Century of Educational Excellence…

Deciding where to spend your high school years can be a difficult decision.  We look forward to making the process enjoyable as you get to know our Mustang family.

St. Vincent de Paul High School offers a 21st-century education in a small but diverse learning community.  Founded in 1918, our skills-based and personalized approach rests on the intellectual and spiritual foundation of our 100-year Catholic school tradition.  By engaging and meeting the needs of each student, we strive to graduate young adults who are compassionate, responsible and prepared for success on whatever path they choose.  The best way for you to learn more about us is by visiting our campus.

We are currently accepting applications for the 2024-2025 School Year.

We look forward to welcoming you to our international student body of life-long learners.

To Apply | Direct Link to Application

For Inquiries |  Contact Admissions

    • December 1st: Priority Applications Due
    • December 1st: Priority Tuition Assistance Applications Due
    • December 2nd: Placement Test #1 (Required for Priority Applicants)
    • December 20th – Priority Acceptance Notification
    • January 20th – Placement Test #2
    • January 26th – Scholarship Applications Due
    • February 1st – Application Due
    • February 21st – Applicant Interviews (by invitation)
    • February 24th – Applicant Interviews (by invitation)
    • March 1st – Acceptance Notification

New and Transfer Student Applications

To apply for admission to St. Vincent de Paul, please use our online application.  Submitted applications are charged a non-refundable application fee of $100.

Please contact the Director of Admissions for grade level specifics.

Kerry Pedersen, Director of Admissions, at (707) 763-1032, ext. 113 or

Please print the School Recommendation form and fill out the Applicant section.  A teacher, school counselor or principal should complete the form. One letter of recommendation per applicant is required.

Download the School Recommendation Form >

The best way for interested students to explore our programs and community is to visit us during a regular school day. Visiting students will be hosted by a current Mustang and have the opportunity to attend classes, interact with students, teachers and staff throughout their day as they “shadow” their hosts.
The entire family is invited to visit our beautiful campus on Sunday, October 22, 2023 at 1:00pm for our annual Open House. This event affords you the opportunity to hear from members of all departments, meet our students, parents and staff and tour our facilities. Register your family for this special day and find out why we were referred to the “friendliest school in America” by our WASC(accreditation) team.
Can’t make it to the October Open House date? Reach out to our Director of Admissions and schedule your private tour of our school.

Please print out the Transcript Request Form and give it to your student’s current school. The completed transcript form should be mailed directly from your school to St. Vincent de Paul High School.

Download the Transcript Request Form

Once you have completed a St. Vincent de Paul High School Admissions Application, you are then eligible to apply for financial aid.  For more information, please visit the Tuition and Assistance page.

Visit the Tuition and Assistance page >

For assistance please contact:
Kerry Pedersen
Director of Admissions
(707) 763-1032, ext 113

Rolling Admission steps include:

-Online Application

-Letter of Recommendation

-Student Interview

All inquiries should be forwarded to