Admissions Procedures

The application process is based on an applicant’s current school and grade—that is, those who attend Catholic elementary schools, non-Catholic elementary schools, or those who wish to transfer to Central Catholic from another high school.

Catholic Grade School Students
  • Students in Catholic schools associated with the Diocese of Cleveland may apply for admission by indicating Cleveland Central Catholic as their first choice on the application distributed by their elementary school.
  • Take one of the Placement Exams
  • Complete the Private School Aid Service Form (PSAS)
  • Follow the deadlines and procedures as determined by the Diocesan admissions time line
Non-Catholic Grade School Students
  • Submit a completed and signed application, applications will be available in late December/ early January for the following years enrollment
  • Take one of the Placement Exams
  • Submit elementary school grades (7th and 8th) and standardized test scores
  • Have current school teacher or principal fill out an evaluation form given in the application packet
  • Complete the Private School Aid Service Form (PSAS)
Transfer Students
  • Submit a completed and signed application, applications for the following years enrollment will be available in  January. Students looking for possible enrollment for second semester need to contact the admissions office to see if space is available. Students looking for enrollment for the following school year will need to submit a final report card in order for a decision to be made. 
  • Submit current high school transcripts, including grades, standardized test scores and Ohio Graduation Tests (OGTs) if applicable
  • Have current school teacher or principal fill out the evaluation form given in the application packet
  • Complete the Private School Aid Service Form (PSAS)
  • Take one of the Placement Exams

Admissions to Cleveland Central Catholic High School is available to qualified applicants regardless of religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, or ethnic background.

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