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 2023-2024 School Year.  Please apply before November 18, 2022 for Priority Registration.

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

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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

The High School Placement Test is an exam used by the school to identify where your student is academically and to help us place them in appropriate classes. This test will be held on the St. Vincent de Paul campus on Saturday, December 3, 2022 and January 22, 2023.

Scores may be sent to other high schools in the Diocese as requested by the applicant on the day of the entrance examination.  (SVHS offers the HSPT test free of charge for those who apply to SVHS, for those who would like to take the test at SVHS but are not applying there is a $40 fee. Please contact Kerry Pedersen, Director of Admissions, at (707) 763-1032, ext. 113 or for more information).

Please print the School Recommendation form and fill out the Applicant section.  A teacher, school counselor or principal should complete the form.  The form should be mailed, faxed or emailed directly from your student’s current school to St. Vincent de Paul High School by February 1, 2023.  One letter of recommendation per applicant is required.

Download the School Recommendation Form >

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 by December 1, 2022 (Priority) or February 1, 2023 (Regular).

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. The application for financial aid will be available online November 15, 2022.

Visit the Tuition and Assistance page >

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

Admissions Calendar

Online Applications are open now!

Open House
October 23, 2022

Priority Application
November 18, 2022

Placement Test
December 3, 2022

Priority Application Notification
January 31, 2023

By Invitation

Application Due
February 1, 2023

Notification Day
April 1, 2023