Holy Names Academy Admissions Application for 2023-2024.

Application Process


The application for admission in the Fall of 2023 is now open!
Please contact the Admissions Office for additional information at admissions@holynames-sea.org.
We encourage you to check out our admissions video and virtual tours to learn more about HNA from our incredible students.

Incoming 9th-Grade Students for Fall 2023:

The following steps outline the typical admission process. To provide for the health and safety of Holy Names Academy students, faculty, staff, and visitors throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, all admissions events and requirements are subject to change.

  1. Join us for more information at the following optional events: 
    • Catholic High School Virtual Information Night | Tuesday, September 27, 6-8 pm.
    • HNA / O'Dea Admissions Information Night | Thursday, October 6, 6:30-8 pm.
  2. Attend an Open House (optional). The Fall Open House was on Sunday, October 23, 2022, and the Winter Open House will be on January 4, 2023. RSVP Here!
  3. Schedule a Day at HNA. Sign up here for a Day at HNA!
  4. Register for the HNA Scholarship/Placement Exam. The exam will be offered on Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11, 2022, from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm. 
  5. Complete the Student Application for Admission to Holy Names Academy. The application deadline for the Fall of 2023 is Thursday, January 5, 2023. The application fee is $40. You can create an account with PowerSchool and complete your application beginning in September 2022. 
  6. Submit the Confidential School Report Fillable Form and Confidential Teacher Evaluation Fillable Form (PDF) to the student's current principal. Ask her/him to complete the form and forward it directly to Holy Names Academy (due on Thursday, January 5, 2023). NOTE: This is a common form used by several Seattle-area Catholic high schools and may be photocopied for multiple uses.
    In addition, your principal should forward directly to HNA a copy of the following:
    • Official transcript/permanent record
    • Standardized test scores from current/previous years
    • Report cards from the preceding two years
    • Grades/progress reports from the current year 
  7. Click here to view instructions for applying for financial aid
How to Create a Ravenna Profile, Register for the Exam, & Apply to HNA
Transfer Students:

The admissions process for transfer students is the same as for incoming 9th-grade students (see above). It is recommended that applicants for the 10th grade submit standardized test scores (from within the last two years) and take the HNA Scholarship/ Placement Exam. Applicants for the 11th grade are not required to take the exam but are encouraged to include their most recent standardized exam scores with their application.

All application materials should be directed to: 

Dr. Marianne McGah
Vice Principal of Academics
Holy Names Academy
728 21st Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98112-4022

Admissions Exam

Along with the HNA application, prospective students should submit standardized test scores from within the last two years. The applicant’s middle school should be able to include the scores with transcripts. Please contact the HNA Admissions Office with any questions at (206) 720-7805. The test scores are among several components used to determine admission status, placement, and scholarship awards.

DATES TO NOTE FOR ADMISSION IN FALL 2023

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