Admissions Timeline


Admissions Timeline
for those applying to attend in Fall 2024


Aug 31 2023 Application portal open! Current 8th graders (Our future freshmen, Class of 2028) can begin online applications.
Oct 15 Class of 2028 Financial Aid Application Opens
Oct 22 Open House #FutureMarauderDay – an exciting afternoon to learn more about Jesuit High School Sacramento outdoors on the beautiful 52-acre campus! Boys in Grades 5 – 8 and their families are welcome to attend this fun, festive, and no pressure event!
Nov 15 Free application period ends. Apply early, and your $50 application will be waived.
Nov – Jan 2024 Shadow Days- Learn more about Jesuit High School and experience what it is like to be a Jesuit student. Although not mandatory, many applicants report that Shadow Days offer the best opportunity to understand what it would be like to be a JHS student.
Jan 6 HSPT Test from 8am – 1pm (choose 1 of the 2 available dates)
Jan 7 Deadline to Submit Financial Aid Application (FACTS) 
Jan 13 HSPT Test from 8am – 1pm (choose 1 of the 2 available dates)
TBD A Night With the Marauders – A chance for prospective families to ask current students and administrators questions. 
Class of 2028 Online Application Due. All application documents must be submitted by this date (Principal and teacher recommendation forms, transcripts, and standardized test scores, writing sample/essay, video applicant interview)
Feb 16
Acceptance Letters sent via USPS mail
TBD New families are notified electronically via email about Financial Aid awards through FACTS system
Feb 27 Registration for the Class of 2028 Opens - a non-refundable registration fee is due at the time of registration to hold your son’s place in the class. Questions should be directed to Student Accounts in the Business Office.
Mar 21 Class of 2028 Registration Closes
Mar 23 Class of 2028 Optional Challenge Testing for Individual Subjects – in person. Sign up for testing occurs in FinalForms during the registration process.
Apr 19 Class of 2028 Late Cycle (Spring/Summer) Applications Due
Apr 13 Spring HSPT Test from 8am – 1pm for Applicants
Apr 26 Transfer Spring Applications Due 
May 1 Class of 2028 Family Welcome Night from 6pm-8pm
May Decision Letters sent via USPS mail to Late Cycle Applicants
Jun 10 Summer Classes Start – Marauder Seminar, Algebra I Review, and more 
Jun 30 Physicals due for all freshmen (upload to FinalForms)
JUL 11 Parent Survival Skills 101 – 6:00pm – Welcome Center
AUG  Mandatory Transfer Orientation – 10:00am – 12:00pm
AUG 15 Mandatory Freshman Orientation – 8:30am – 12pm – Students must report on time, be neatly groomed, and be in Standard Dress.
AUG 15 Class of 2028 Parent Orientation Info Session
Followed by reception & logowear sales
AUG 16 First Day of Instruction 2024
AUG 24 36th Annual Frosh Overnight Retreat
AUG Back to School Night – 6:30pm