Admissions Timeline

Visit Cristo Rey Newark High School

Open Houses provide a broad overview and tours of the school for prospective students and their parents/guardians.


Sept. 1, 2019 HSPT website registration begins: Cristo Rey Newark Code: 813
Sept. 4, 2019 Application process begins for 8th graders
Oct. 19, 2019 Open House, 9 a.m.–noon
Nov. 8, 2019 HSPT High School High School Placement Test. All applicants are strongly encouraged, although not absolutely required, to take the HSPT entrance examination administered at test sites around the Archdiocese.
Nov. 9, 2019 Open House, 9 a.m.–noon
Nov. 16, 2019 HSPT High School Entrance Exam (make-up date NOTE: Cristo Rey Newark is not a test site)
Dec. 10, 2019 Application deadline for first round action

Dec. 11, 2019

Open House, 6:00–8 p.m.

Jan. 8, 2020

Jan. 16, 2020

Open House, 6:00–8 p.m.

Decision letters mailed for first round action for the 2020–2021 school year.


May 16, 2020

May 16, 2020


Work Study New Family Orientation, 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. for last names A – L

Work Study New Family Orientation, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. for last names M – Z

Between February and June 2020 Transfer applicants will be considered between February and June 2020, or until all seats have been filled.
June 2020 Notification of transfer applicants for school year 2020–2021
July 1, 2020 Final 2019–2020 report cards and up-to-date immunization records due in Admissions Office.
July 1, 2020 Business Training Institute. Mandatory for all incoming students
July 30, 2020 Business Training Institute Graduation. Mandatory for all incoming students. Date/time TBD


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