Admissions Information


Application Process

Thank you for your interest in Archbishop Wood High School,
We are excited to hear from you and ask you to please complete an application to learn more!
Admissions is an easy three step process, Apply-Accept-Register.  Please know that we are here to help make the admission process as smooth as possible.  In order to register, you must first apply and be accepted. 
APPLY -For your convenience, the application is available here.  Within the application we will ask for you to submit/upload a copy of your child’s most recent report card and standardize test results, or complete a Request for Records and submit it to your child’s school.    
ACCEPT - After the Admissions team reviews your child's records and if accepted, students will receive an acceptance letter. 
REGISTER -  After you receive your acceptance letter, complete the enrollment checklist on the School Admin portal and submit your registration payment.  
If at any time you need assistance,  please do not hesitate to contact our Director of Admissions, Melissa Nolan, at 215-672-5050 x 268 or mnolan@archwood.org 
Transfer students and students coming from public middle schools will need to have an interview with Mr. Scott Murphy, Assistant Principal for Academics, which is completed in the Summer. All transfer students must provide up to date transcripts from their current school at their interview.  

Registration Fees for Class of 2025 

$100 Registration fee: Valid from September 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020

$175 Registration fee: Valid from December 1, 2020 to January 31, 2021

$225 Registration fee: Valid from February 1, 2021 to March 31, 2021

$300 Registration fee: Valid from April 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021

Did you know... Archbishop Wood offers scholarships to current and new families?!
 Applications are due November 20, 2020 to be considered

"Parents Get to Know Wood" Virtual Program        

       Friday,  November 6th   10:30 am
Please join us for this informative program via zoom, learn about the admission process, scholarship opportunities, financial applications and more!  Please RSVP to Mrs. Melissa Nolan, Director of Admissions, at  mnolan@archwood.org  or call 215-672-5050 x268.  A link will be sent to you to join the program. 
Since we are not able to offer tours or presentations in the school, We can offer 1:1 Zoom presentations - a great opportunity to gather information in a private setting, please contact Melissa Nolan at mnolan@archwood.org to schedule your call.  



 Viking Shadow Program

(this program will be on hold due to COVID 19 restrictions) 

We understand how important this day is to your child to experience Archbishop Wood - we are working on developing a plan to offer a similar experience virtually - stay tuned for more details !
BE A VIKING FOR A DAY !  We would love to host your current 8th, 9th, or 10th grade student for a shadow day.   A notice of at least four days is needed to schedule a date. Please complete the Shadow Request form under the admissions tab to schedule a day. We would be happy to pair your child with a friend or someone who has the same interests as your child. Viking guests are asked to wear their uniform, or dress in church attire (no shorts allowed), and lunch is provided for the day. Drop off is 7:30 a.m. and pick up is 1:30 p.m.  

Class of 2025 Accepted Students Reception -  May 2021


Class of 2025 registered students and their parents are invited to our Annual Accepted Students Reception TBD.  This is a fun evening to get to know each other... Parents will gather in the cafeteria for Hors d'oeuvres and beverages and students will gather in the south gym for pizza and ice cream. Please contact Mrs. Melissa Nolan, Director of Admissions, at mnolan@archwood.org for further information or to RSVP.