Incoming Freshman

Diocesan Schools 

If you are currently enrolled as an eighth grade student in the Diocese of Worcester or other Catholic School System:

  • Complete the St. Bernard’s High School Application Form.
  • Submit the Application with a copy of the final Seventh Grade Report Card, most current Eighth Grade Report Cards and the most current Terra Nova test results.
  • A placement exam is not required.

Public School or Home School Applicants

If you are currently enrolled at a public school or home-schooled:

  • Complete the St. Bernard’s High School Application Form.
  • Submit the Application with a copy of the final Seventh Grade Report Card and most current Eighth Grade Report Cards
  • A placement exam is required.  To schedule your child’s exam, contact Julianne Richard at 978-342-3212, ext. 225 or email jrichard@stbernardscchs.org.
  • Placement Exams are administered at St. Bernard’s High School.

Transfer Students

We accept transfer students in Grades 9 -12.  Transfer Students are required to:

  • Complete the St. Bernard’s High School Application Form.
  • Provide a copy of your transcripts and MCAS testing or other standardized testing.
  • Contact the Admissions Office at 978-342-3212, ext. 225 to set an appointment.
  • Transfer students are required to be interviewed by the principal.

International Students

For information, visit our International Student Section.


Tour of the School / Shadow Visits

If you are interested in visiting St. Bernard’s for a family tour or individual shadow day, please contact Admissions at (978) 342-3212, ext. 225.


Acceptance letters are mailed within four weeks after the entrance exam is completed along with all other documents being submitted.