Welcome! We are excited that you are interested in Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School as the educational option for your child. At this time, we are accepting inquiries for the 2019-2020 school year. It is our goal that every prospective family experiences what makes Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School such an outstanding school and community.
Our Director of Admissions works with future families to answer questions, provides access to campus life, and helps throughout the entire admissions process. If you are interested in having a personalized campus tour, contact Kiersten Lamb to receive more information: 409-866-2351, ext. 139.
We are now accepting online applications for the 2019-2020 school year. To complete the online application, select the green button labeled, Student Application. This application consist of 7 sections and must be submitted with a $50 application fee. Incoming freshman are required to take the High School Placement Test as an admissions step. Transfer students are required to complete the Educational Development Series Test to be considered for admission.
Our selective admissions decisions are based on:
- Compatibility with the Kelly High School community and a sincere desire to be a Kelly Bulldog
- High School Placement Exam Results (incoming 9th graders) & Educational Development Series Test (incoming transfer students)
- Overall record (academic, behavioral and attendance)
- Quality of application (essay, involvement in school activities)
There’s no better way to see what Kelly is all about than to visit our school. Shadow Days all prospective students to attend classes with one of our Kelly Bulldogs. The prospective student will be paired with a student of the same age and similar interest. To schedule a Shadow Day, please contact the Director of Admissions and Recruitment at (409) 866-2351, ext. 139.
For incoming students who attend non-partnered schools, interviews with Admissions Director and/or principals will be required. This is an opportunity for us to get to know the family on a personal level to discuss student’s goals, expectations and potential challenges.
MKCHS admits students without regard to gender, race, creed or National or ethnic origin. Non-Catholic students are admitted provided they, and their parents/guardians are willing to subscribe to the religious philosophy and program of the school. Priority is given to students, Catholic and non-Catholic, entering from our partner schools. Students from schools outside of our partner schools are admitted on a space-available basis.