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8th Graders

The Admissions process sneaks up quickly during the first few months of 8th grade, so we want to make sure you are prepared for what you need to have together. Mark your calendars with the following events and deadlines to make sure you don't miss anything!

Class of 2026 & Transfer Student Information Night

Wednesday, September 15, 2021  |  6:30 PM
Parent(s)/guardian(s) of Class of 2026 applicants and prospective transfer students are invited to attend. Information about our admissions process, academics, and student life as well as an explanation of our financial aid process and how to navigate the financial aid application will be provided. Pre-registration is closed; walk-up registrants will be accepted the evening of the event.

Please note: Event specifics are subject to change based on possible COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions.


8th Grade Shadow Days

We invite your daughter to spend a day as a Panda! Shadow Days offer your daughter an opportunity to see a full schedule of classes, have lunch in our Student Dining Room, and get to know our students and faculty. The school day begins at 7:40 AM and concludes at 2:10 PM. Your daughter can shadow a current Nazareth student whom she knows, or we will pair her with a current student based on similar academic and extracurricular interests. Click here to register your daughter!

AVAILABLE SHADOW DAYS

  • September 28th, 29th
  • October 5th, 7th, 11th, 12th, 14th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 25th, 26th
  • November 2nd, 4th, 8th, 9th, 11th, 15th, 17th, 22nd, 23rd, 30th
  • December 2nd, 7th, 9th

Please note: Event specifics are subject to change based on possible COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions.


7th & 8th Grade Fall Fun Movie Night

Friday, October 8, 2021  |  6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
We invite your daughter to join us for a fun evening at Naz! She will get to paint a Nazareth-themed pumpkin to take home, and we will be watching Disney's Hocus Pocus! This event is free, and pizza and popcorn will be served. Click here to register your daughter! Please note: Event specifics are subject to change based on possible COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions.
 

Fall Open House

Saturday, October 16, 2021
Our Fall Open House provides prospective parents and students with an opportunity to get to know everything about Nazareth and all we have to offer from academics to athletics and performing arts to traditions. Families will take a tour of the school led by a student ambassador and hear a variety of presentations from our faculty, staff, and administrators.

Pre-registration is required. Tours will last approximately one hour and 15 minutes; after completing your registration, you will receive an email confirmation that will prompt you to select an arrival time between 9 AM and 12 PM. Tour times will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Click here for registration! Please note: Event specifics are subject to change based on possible COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions.
 

High School Placement Test Prep Classes

MATH - Tuesday, October 26, 2021  |  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
ENGLISH - Tuesday, November 2, 2021  |  4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Students who are registered for our 8th Grade Entrance/Scholarship Exam by Thursday, October 21st are able to take our complimentary HSPT (High School Placement Test) Prep Classes in math and English. These sessions will offer review of the respective sections of the Entrance Exam as well as provide some test-taking tips and strategies. Further information will be provided in the email your receive following registering your daughter for our  Online 8th Grade Entrance/Scholarship Exam.

Please note: Event specifics are subject to change based on possible COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions.
 

8th Grade Entrance & Scholarship Exam

Saturday, November 6, 2021  |  7:45 AM - 12:00 PM
The High School Placement Test (HSPT) is a critical tool in the admissions process as we consider candidates for the Class of 2026. Students who are unable to sit for Nazareth's Entrance Exam may choose to take it at another private or Archdiocesan high school in the area and send their scores to Nazareth in order to be considered for admission. Please note, only students who take Nazareth's Entrance Exam are eligible for all scholarships.

Click here to register your daughter! Students who are registered for Nazareth's Entrance Exam will be able to participate in complimentary HSPT Math and English Prep Classes. We will be hosting a parent information session with staff members and administrators during the exam as well.

Please note: Event specifics are subject to change based on possible COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions.

Please note: Submitting an Application for Admission does NOT automatically register your daughter for our 8th Grade Entrance & Scholarship Exam.
 

Spring Open House

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Our Spring Open House gives prospective students and parents the opportunity to learn about everything that Nazareth has to offer - academics, athletics, activities, performing arts, and more!

Families will take a tour of the school led by a student ambassador and hear a variety of presentations from our faculty, staff, and administrators.

Pre-registration is required. Tours will last approximately one hour and 15 minutes; after completing your registration, you will receive an email confirmation that will prompt you to select an arrival time between 6 PM and 8 PM. Tour times will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration will be available in January 2022.

Ms. Alexandria Derassouyan

Ms. Alexandria Derassouyan

Class of 2009
Titles: Director of Admissions, Panda Pal Moderator
Email:
Phone Numbers:
School: 215.268.1026