How to Apply

Whether you are applying for our middle school or high school, the enrollment management team is available to ensure your application process goes smoothly. Please contact them at 585-256-6112 at any time throughout the process.

Step 1: Inquire

To start the application process, fill out our Admissions Inquiry Form. This is where you will register to take our entrance exam.

Step 2: Apply

Once you have completed the inquiry process and registered for an entrance exam, you may begin the steps below.

  1. Complete and submit our Application for Admission. A hard copy of this form also is available.
  2. Print, fill out, and submit our Request for Records Form directly to the applicant’s current school so they can mail the transcripts to McQuaid. Transcripts must come from the applicant’s current school.
  3. We require one letter of recommendation, either academic or from a non-academic person in the applicant’s life such as a coach, music instructor, troop leader, or community leader. The recommendation may not come from a family member. Recommendation letters may be filled out and submitted via our Letter of Recommendation Form. A hard copy of this form also is available.

Step 3: Enroll

We accept applications throughout the year. An application must be completed in its entirety in order for an application to be reviewed. Once reviewed, a notification of the admissions decision will be mailed to the applicant. Once accepted, applicants may register by submitting a nonrefundable registration fee and tuition deposit. Families applying for financial aid may submit a financial aid application to FAST.


Transfer Applicants

We define transfer applicants as those who intend to enroll at McQuaid at the start of eighth grade, sophomore year, or junior year. Senior year transfers are only allowed if the student is coming from another Jesuit school.