Transfer Candidates

St. Joseph's Prep welcomes qualified transfer candidates who have at least a "B" average (or comparative numerical scores) and receive an outstanding recommendation from a recent Math, English, or equivalent teacher. Where necessary, subject tests will be administered prior to an admission decision for students considering a transfer into the Prep to ensure potential class-level placement.

We are no longer accepting transfer applications for the 2022-2023 school year.  To receive a notification when the transfer application opens in February 2023, please send an email to  In your email, please include the following:

- First and last name of the potential candidate
- Name of his current school
- Current grade (9th or 10th)
- A few reasons why he is interested in transferring to the Prep

Please note: the Prep transfer process considers students entering into the fall semester of 10th or 11th grade.


Items needed to complete a transfer application can be found on the applicant checklist by logging into your portal.

Quick Access:

Transfer Application Timeline

  • February 2023 - Transfer application for Admission and for Financial Aid opens.
  • March/April 2023 - Transfer applicants are strongly encouraged to schedule a HAWKLIFE Shadow visit. An interview is a required part of the transfer process and will be conducted at the end of your HAWKLIFE Shadow visit.
  • May/June/July 2023 - Decision letters sent to transfer applicants.
NOTE: Transfer students are only eligible for need-based Financial Aid. There are no merit-based academic scholarships reserved for transfer students.

Barbara O'Connell (mother of Jacob O'Connell '19)

I can't believe how fast the junior year is flying by for Jacob and how much he is enjoying it. Transferring to the Prep was the best decision we ever made."

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St. Joseph's Preparatory School