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Admissions Process

If you are interested in applying for the 2019-20 school year, please contact our office (503-721-7728, admissions@smapdx.org) for a modified application process. We look forward to getting to know you! All application materials may be found in the Admissions Portal:

Admissions Portal


1. Shadow day at SMA Join us for a day at SMA to experience our school community. Visits are available October through January. Early scheduling is recommended as dates fill up quickly.

2. Submit an online application - Application available soon, due by January 17, 2020

3. High School Placement Test (for Grade 9 applicants only). Contact the Admissions office for make-up test dates.

      • Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 8:45am to 1:00pm.
      • Monday, December 9, 2019 from 3:30pm to 7:30pm

4. Record Release and Teacher Recommendation Forms (forms available in December) All applicants will submit English, math, and Principal/Counselor recommendations. Forms due by February 3, 2020.

5. Family Interview. Online scheduling will be available soon. Applicants to grade 9 will schedule on one of the following dates:

      • Thursday, January 30, 2020, 4-8pm
      • Saturday, February 1, 2020, 12-4pm
      • Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 4-8pm

6. Apply for Financial Aid or Scholarships

St. Mary's is committed to enrolling students from diverse economic, ethnic, racial and social backgrounds. As part of that commitment, the school has several opportunities for tuition assistance:

      • Apply for financial aid by January 17, 2020.
      • Apply for endowed scholarships by January 27, 2020.