Admissions at DePaul Prep

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Welcome to DePaul College Prep!

We are excited to continue to expand our DePaul Prep family as we seek out the next class of Rams. We invite prospective students and their families to browse our admissions page below to access information about the student experience, contacting the admissions team, applying to DePaul Prep, our new campus, financial aid, and more. We look forward to connecting with you soon!

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Important Dates

Class of 2028:

JAMF iPad Drop off (if your student is in our First year Scholars Four Week Program and/or in our First Year Scholars Diverse Learner One-week Program): 

June 7, 2024 8-11 AM 

JAMF iPad Drop off for all other students: 

July 30 & 31, 2024, 8 AM-12 PM 

iPad pickup

Aug 6, 2024 8 AM-12 PM 

*Also be on the lookout for a summer information link in an email coming in June.  

Class of 2029: 

8th Grade Shadow days: 

Select Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, Sept-Nov, 2024   

*Registration will open in August

Financial Aid Application Opens for Incoming Students: 

October 1, 2024 (closes December 31, 2024)

Entrance Exam Registration Opens:  

November 16, 2024 8 AM 

Entrance Exam:

Dec 2024 at DePaul Prep 

Applications for Class of 2029:

Open and close within December 2024

Class of 2029-2031: 

Grade School Football Night:  

September 2024  

Open Houses:

Open House # 1 October 10, 2024, 6-8 PM 

Open House #2 November 3, 2024, 12-2 PM



The Admissions Team is pleased to offer the following opportunities for Prospective Families for Spring 2024:


Applications are open for late applicants on our Apply Now Page.  

Shadow Days:

Shadow days will begin for the Class of 2029 in the Fall.

Virtual Campus Tours

Experience the new campus of DePaul Prep from the comfort of your home. Sign-up for a virtual tour here.


Updates on the Admissions process and Recruitment season at DePaul Prep for Fall 2024:
  • The Entrance Exam at DePaul College Prep will take place in December 2024
  • Students can only test at one Catholic high school.
  • 8th grade students who register for the Entrance Exam at DePaul Prep and take the exam in person with us will be given first preference for admittance into the DePaul Prep Class of 2024. Students who test at another Catholic High School will not be notified of admission unless scores are officially sent to DePaul Prep. Students who test at DePaul College Prep will be given preference for consideration for admission.
  •  Admissions Application & supporting materials: Students should submit the last  three years of grades/report cards (6th/7th/8th grades), and most recent standardized test scores, in addition to the discipline report, student's birth certificate, and the online application.

Our admissions process is designed to help you get to know DePaul College Prep -- and also allows us to get to know you and your family. We meet with you to understand your strengths, weaknesses, talents and skills, interests and values. You, as the student, will discover that DePaul Prep is a strong and collaborative community, offering you a place to excel, learn from others and have fun.

DePaul Prep offers a strong and diverse curriculum, and talented and dedicated teachers. When you walk through the door on your first day of school, you will feel confident that DePaul Prep is the perfect fit for you and that the students, faculty and staff welcome you as an individual, unique student into our school community.

Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns about Admissions at DePaul Prep. Our Admissions Team is ready to guide you through the Admissions process and help answer any questions.

Finding the "right fit" school for you is a very important decision and, at DePaul College Prep, we understand just how important that is. Now is the time to explore the possibilities at DePaul Prep -- we look forward to meeting you soon!


Tom Kleinschmidt
Director of Admissions

Virtual Campus Tours

Experience the new campus of DePaul Prep from the comfort of your home.

Sign-up for a virtual tour here.

Prospective Student Info Card

Interested in becoming a DePaul Prep Ram? Complete your Prospective Student Info Card to receive more information about Admissions.

Frequently Asked Questions



Our Team

Thomas Kleinschmidt

Thomas Kleinschmidt

Class of 1991
Director of Admissions
Nick Bizzieri

Nick Bizzieri

Admissions Counselor, Assistant Varsity Football Coach
Caitlin Riley

Caitlin Riley

Admissions Counselor, Coordinator of Alumni Relations, Dance Club Moderator