Admission Process

STE Curriculum Guide

To enroll at St. Edward Central Catholic High School for the 2023-2024 school year, a current 8th grader should complete the following steps:

1.  Incoming Freshman Placement Testing 

If your son or daughter is a current eighth grade student interested in attending St. Edward CCHS for the 2023-2024 school year, they will need to register and take our no fee High School Placement Test (HSPT).

For questions regarding freshman placement testing or transfer student placement testing, please contact Mrs. Michelle Kaufman by phone at 847-741-7535 ext. 108 or email at

NOW AVAILABLE! A Merit & Service-based Scholarship Program for incoming freshmen who take the placement test at St. Edward CCHS.  One-time scholarship awards range from $2000 – $1500 and are based on a student’s entrance exam score of 99-97% (1st tier scholarship of $2000) or 96-94% (2nd tier scholarship of $1500) and a record of service comprising 10 or more hours earned from 1/1/22 – 12/31/22. 

2.  Online Registration

Online registration for the 2023-24 school year for incoming freshmen should be completed by Thursday, February 23, 2023. You can register your student 24/7/365 by clicking ‘here, creating a new student account, and completing the online registration form.

A $300 non-refundable registration fee, per family, is required to reserve your child’s place for the 2023-2024 school year.  Registration fees paid prior to February 15, 2023 will receive a $50  discount. Pay registration fee here

In February, parent(s)/guardian(s) and student will meet with a faculty department chair during “Scheduling Day” on Thursday, February 23, 2023. During this meeting you will review course placement for your student based on their academic records and standardized HSPT scores.

Click here to begin your virtual tour!

Do you have a question?

For freshman registration inquiries, please fill out the form below and our Director of Recruitment Marketing, Mrs. Michelle Kaufman, will be happy to assist you.
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