8th Grade Students

To begin the application process for COHS:

  • Call for details regarding the High School Entrance Exam. 
  • Download and complete the attached essay question.
  • Click this link to be directed to the online application 
  • Complete FACTS to see if you are eligible for tuition assistance. More information can be found on the tuition page.
  • Experience Cardinal O'Hara High School- 8th grade students are invited to spend a 1/2 or full day with a current student to see what COHS has to offer. Please contact the Admissions Office at 695-2600 ext. 307 to schedule your day.
  • Complete a Scholarship Form and Essay.   
  • New student registration will be held by calling the Admissions Office to schedule an appointment 

Prospective students who wish to visit COHS can: attend our Fall Open House events, schedule a campus tour, or shadow a current COHS student as part of our 'Hawk for a Day' program.  Prospective students and their parents are also welcome to attend any COHS event or program open to the public throughout the year.  For more information about these programs, contact the Admissions Department at 716-695-2600, ext. 307.

Important Enrollment Dates for the 2018-2019 Academic Year.


Hawk for a Day Shadow Program

To schedule a date, call 695-2600, ext. 357 or 307.

7:30 am - 1:50 pm
Make-up Entrance Exam TBD 9:00 am

Application for admission for transfer students

Due before the Scholarship & Entrance Exam