Application Process


What is the admissions process for John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School?

  • Submit an application through the application portal. Through this portal you will apply to Hallahan, upload documents and track your progress on your applicant checklist.
  • Submit a copy of your 7th grade report card and most recent 8th grade report card.
  • Submit standardized test results (Terra Nova or PSSA)
  • Submit any applicable curriculum modifications (IEP, 504 plan, etc)
  • Complete a FACTS financial aid application
  • Schedule a date to take the HSPT Scholarship Entrance Exam. Use the Access Code: ZZ
  • Schedule a shadow visit
How do I sign up for the HSPT Scholarship Entrance Exam?
All applicants must take the HSPT Scholarship Entrance Exam to be considered for admission.  To sign up for a test, please go to and use the Access Code:  ZZ
When will I be notified of my acceptance to Hallahan?
Once your entire application is complete in the School Admin portal, you will receive a letter in the mail.  First round of standard admissions letters will be mailed no later than December 13th.  Applications completed after this date will be processed in January. 
Once I am accepted, how do I register?
For all admissions questions, please contact Nicole Aguiar in our Admissions Office at 215.563.8930 ext. 110 or by email