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Cardinal Gibbons High School Application Procedures

 Procedures for Incoming 9th GRADE Students:

  1. Complete the 2017-2018 online Admission's application for the High School Placement test (HSPT) along with a non-refundable test fee of $50.00.
  2. Once your application is complete, you will see the checklist of items required in order to be considered for acceptance. (Please note that the below items 1-3 are directly forwarded from all local Catholic feeder schools and St. Mark's Episcopal, Shepherd of the Coast and St. Paul's Lutheran):
    • 7th grade report cards
    • 8th grade report cards
    • 2 letters of recommendation from 8th grade teachers, principal or guidance counselor
    • Student Emergency/Release form
    • Financial Verification form
  3. An interview with the Admissions Director and/or Administration may be requested.  
  4. Once you have been accepted complete your registration and pay the non-refundable registration fee of $350.00 within one week to ensure your seat. Please provide your child's Birth Certificate, current Florida Immunization form #680, social security number and final transcripts (with EOC grades if applicable) by June 30, 2017 (admissions and course placement is contingent upon final report card, especially for High School credits or student will need to repeat the class).

Procedures for Transfer Applications 10-12:

  1. Complete the 2017-2018 online application indicating the grade you are applying for. 
  2. Once your application is complete, you will see the checklist of items required in order to be considered for acceptance. We will contact you once your checklist is complete (if these items are not received by June 30, 2017, your review will take place at a later date and may be placed on a waiting list). The checklist of items required include the following:   
  • A transcript of all high school credits issued to date (we may request 8th grade transcript as well). An Official Transcript will be required after completion of your current school year.
  • All high school standardized test scores that you have been administered (PSAT, ACT, SAT)
  • Two letters of recommendation from current teachers, principal or guidance counselor
  • Student Emergency/Release form
  • Financial Verification form
  • Copy of Birth Certificate

     3. An interview with the Admissions Director and/or Administration may be requested.  
     4. Once you have been accepted complete your registration and pay the non-refundable registration fee of $350.00 within one week to ensure your seat. Please provide your child's Birth Certificate, current Florida Immunization form #680, social security number and final transcripts (with EOC grades if applicable) by June 30, 2017 (admissions and course placement is contingent upon final report card, especially for High School credits or student will need to repeat the class).

Procedures for 2017-2018 International Student Applications:

  1. The application process for all International Students must be completed by July 1, 2017 in order to be considered for acceptance. Please complete the 2017-2018 online application indicating the grade you are applying for. In-coming 9th graders will need to schedule a time to take the High School Entrance Exam (HSPT) and pay the non-refundable $50 test fee.
  2. Once your application is complete, you will see the checklist of items required in order to be considered for acceptance. We will contact you once your checklist is complete with the below items :
    1. Official translated and evaluated (course by course academics with credits earned and letter grades issued) transcripts must be received by July 1, 2017 to be considered for acceptance for 2017-2018 school year. Cardinal Gibbons considers evaluation reports from any member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (naces.org). CGHS does not approve or reject any of these agencies. This information is provided only as a possible source.
    2. Original birth certificate
    3. Provide current F-1 Visa status
    4. Stamped Passport
  3. A personal interview with the Admissions Director and/or Administration is required.
  4. After notification of acceptance, complete your registration and pay the non-refundable registration fee of $350.00 within one week. Admission is contingent upon I-20/Visa status and student must be residing here locally, with biological parent(s) or sponsored by the Rotary Exchange Program.
  5. Student Emergency/Release form (located on your parent portal), Birth Certificate, current Florida Immunization form #680, social security number and final transcripts are due by August 1, 2017.
Director of Admissions
Mrs. Cindy Hirsch
954-491-2900 EXT. 108
hirsch@cghsfl.org
Cardinal Gibbons is a Roman Catholic High School acting under the direction of the Archdiocese of Miami.
Cardinal Gibbons High School is dedicated to providing our students with a strong formation of Catholic values, 
academic excellence, lifelong learning and a commitment to service.
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