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 student’s most recent report card and standardize test result, or complete a Request for Records and submit it to your student’s school.    
ACCEPT - After the Admissions team reviews your student's records and if accepted, students will receive an acceptance email/letter. 
REGISTER - After you receive your acceptance email/letter, submit your registration payment through the link provided in the email. 
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 Public School Students 
Transfer students and students coming from public middle schools will need to have a meeting with Dr. Katherine Nobles, Assistant Principal for Academics.  This meeting is completed in Summer, 2022.  A review of our handbook and course selections will be discussed at this meeting.  All students will be asked to bring their current transcripts with them.    
Registration Fee (non-refundable) 
$300 Registration fee : Valid from April 1, 2022 to August 31, 2022
"Let's Get to Know Wood" Information Session  
(will resume in September, typically held once a month during the school day at 11:00 am)                         
Please join us for this informative program and learn about the admission process, financial aid application, scholarship opportunities, academic programs and much more!  Meet with the administration and students, tour live classes and experience our campus up close.  Please RSVP to mnolan@archwood.org    Please list the session you will be attending.   
Personal Tours - limited summer tours available
All prospective students and families are invited to visit our campus for a personal tour. Please contact the Admissions Office at mnolan@archwood.org if you would like to schedule a visit. We can also offer zoom presentations for interested families who might not be able to attend a tour during the day. 


8th Grade Academic Scholarship Exam (Class of 2027) 
Saturday, October 1st      9:00am - Noon       (Meet and Greet for parents)
Saturday, October 15th    9:00am - Noon       (Meet and Greet for parents)
Academic scholarships are awarded based on performance in the Archbishop Wood 8th Grade Academic Scholarship Exam.  Renewal is based on the student’s continued excellence in academic achievement.  The Meet and Greet is a wonderful opportunity for you to ask questions, meet representatives from the Academics office, Board Members and Admissions staff. 
Registration will open in late August - please check back for more information
Viking Shadow Program  (will re-open in September for Class of 2027) 
BE A VIKING FOR A DAY !  We would be happy to host your current 8th grade/transfer student for a shadow day.  We invite shadows on Tuesdays and Thursdays, a maximum of 3 students per day.  Please complete the Shadow Request form HERE to schedule a day.  Due to the overwhelming response for the shadow program, if you are not able to wait until there is an opening, please consider scheduling a tour.    
Open House 
Sunday, October 23rd     10:30am - 12:30pm
Visit and experience Archbishop Wood, meet our teachers, administration, students and more.  The program will include classroom presentations, demonstrations, and guided tours.  Our coaches and club moderators will be on hand to discuss the details of their prospective sport or club.