Admissions Calendar

2020-2021

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St. Mary’s Academy (SMA) and Onward Scholars Program online applications are available.

Click here to APPLY NOW and to create an SMA online application account to start your admissions process. 

Sep 21 Icon

Meet and Greet Monday! 

The SMA Admissions office and Onward Scholars Program office will host a virtual Meet & Greet information session for prospective students and families from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Join us to learn about our academic, Onward Scholars Program, and co-curricular programs. 

Click here to RSVP. 

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Meet and Greet Monday! 

The SMA Admissions office and Onward Scholars Program office will host a virtual Meet & Greet information session for prospective students and families from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Join us to learn about our academic, Onward Scholars Program, and co-curricular programs. 

Click here to RSVP. 

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Virtual Admissions Workshop

The SMA Admissions office and the Onward Scholars Program office will host a virtual Admissions Workshop from 10:00am-11:00am for 7th and 8th grade girls to learn test taking strategies, personal statement & interview strategies. Click here to RSVP. 

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Virtual Open House & High School Information Night 

Our program includes an explanation of the SMA application process, an overview of academic and co-curricular programs, information on the interpretation and use of the Star Assessment Reading and Math scores, an introduction to the Onward Scholars program, and a description of SMA scholarship and need based financial aid opportunities. This virtual event from 6:30pm-7:30pm.

Click here to RSVP.

Nov 9 Icon

Meet and Greet Monday! 

The SMA Admissions office and Onward Scholars Program office will host a virtual Meet & Greet information session for prospective students and families from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Join us to learn about our academic, Onward Scholars Program, and co-curricular programs. 

Click here to RSVP. 

Nov 19 Icon

Virtual Open House & High School Information Night 

Our program includes an explanation of the SMA application process, an overview of academic and co-curricular programs, information on the interpretation and use of the Star Assessment Reading and Math scores, an introduction to the Onward Scholars program, and a description of SMA scholarship and need based financial aid opportunities. This virtual event from 6:30pm-7:30pm.

Click here to RSVP.

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Meet and Greet Monday! 

The SMA Admissions office and Onward Scholars Program office will host a virtual Meet & Greet information session for prospective students and families from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Join us to learn about our academic, Onward Scholars Program, and co-curricular programs. 

Click here to RSVP.

Dec 15 Icon

Early Bird DEADLINE! 

SMA Admission and Financial Aid applications!

Complete and submit the online SMA admission application, personal insight essay, financial aid application (with all supporting financial aid documents), immunization record, birth certificate & Career Path Essay (if applicable) by December 15, 2020 and your application fee will be waived. Incomplete admissions and Financial Aid applications cannot be processed and will not be eligible for the application fee waiver.

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First Round DEADLINE!

The deadline for first round SMA admission applications, scholarships and financial aid consideration is January 7, 2021. Online admission and financial aid applications received after this date, will be accepted on a rolling basis as space and scholarships funds allow.

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Star Assessment in Reading and Math 8:30am-12:30pm

9th GRADE APPLICANTS ONLY!  (First round priority!) 

All applicants must either submit their January 2021 Star Reading and Math Assessment scores via SMA online application checklist by February 5, 2021 or make arrangements to take the Star test through SMA at admissions@smabelles.org on either 1/9, 23, or 30 to qualify for admission, scholarship, financial aid, honors placement and Onward Scholars Program consideration! Transfer students are not required to take the Star. 

*NOTE: Star Assessment dates are subject to state, county, and Archdiocese health and safety mandates regarding the COVID pandemic. We will keep applicants informed of updates and changes.

Jan 15 Icon

DEADLINE for elementary and middle schools to submit transcripts, Archdiocesan Common Evaluation Forms to SMA

Jan 18-23 Icon

Week 1 of SMA admission interviews online by appointment

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Week 2 of SMA admission interviews online by appointment

Jan 26 Icon

DEADLINE to submit Onward Scholars application and optional letter of recommendation.

 All components must be submitted online by 11:59pm. No late applications will be accepted!

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Week 3 of SMA admission interviews online by appointment as needed

Mar 5 Icon

SMA Admission, Onward Scholars Program, Scholarship/Financial Aid decision letters mailed

Mar 9-19 Icon

SMA Early Bird Commitment Days!