All students interested in applying to Holy Cross should have taken either the Test for Admissions to a Catholic High School (TACHS) or the Catholic High School Entrance Exam (CHSEE).

Students who were unable to take either entrance exam should register for the Holy Cross High School Independent Entrance Exam, which is administered on January 4, 2018.

Please make sure to provide your 6th, 7th, and 8th grade report cards prior to the day of the exam. Report cards can be emailed to or faxed to (718) 886-7257.

Please arrive by 3:30 PM on January 4 and bring two number 2 pencils and a scientific calculator. The exam will end approximately by 5:30. No extra time is provided for this exam.

The cost of the exam is $50; please pay by check on the day of the exam. Please make checks payable to Holy Cross High School.

Students will be notified of their admissions decision on January 11, 2018.

Important Dates

December 15, 2017

TACHS Applicant Records Due

January 11, 2018

Holy Cross Shares Final Admission Decisions