Thank you for your interest in Salpointe. Becoming a Lancer will be one of the best decisions of your life! Below are some Frequently Asked Questions. If we don't answer all of your questions here, please contact us.
Join us on Sunday, October 9, 2022 from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. for our annual Open House! Families are invited to attend dynamic sessions presented by our faculty; meet current students; enjoy our musical and choral groups; and learn about our college counseling program, honors and advanced placement courses, cross-disciplinary programs in Humanities and STEM, athletics, extracurricular activities and more.
If you'd like to see our campus at another time, please contact Salpointe's Director of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All interested students must complete our online application form. CLICK HERE and select the “Create an Account” option. If you already have a student at Salpointe Catholic or are an alumnus/a of Salpointe, please use the “Already have an Account” option. Once you apply, an online checklist will be created for your student.
First and foremost, the entrance exam is of critical importance. The entrance exam score indicates students' readiness for Salpointe's rigorous curriculum. It also provides a standard to evaluate the diverse applicant pool of students from all over Southern Arizona. Additional consideration is given to previous standardized testing data, 7th and 8th grade transcripts, recommendations, legacy, Catholicity and family interviews. Find out more at our Policy on Admission of Students page.
The best preparation for success on the Entrance Exam is to work hard in middle school. Some students find it helpful to become familiar with the format of the exam. If you do want more information on the HSPT, practice tests, learning modules and additional links to other information, please CLICK HERE.
Students should get a good night's sleep and eat breakfast prior to taking the HSPT.
Students who have completed the online Application, taken the Entrance Exam, and have completed other parts of the check list will be notified of their admissions status on January 27, 2023 at 4:00 pm.
For Transfer Students:
Notification letters of acceptance, non-acceptance, or waiting list placement will be communicated individually as students complete the admissions process.
No, Salpointe does not offer athletic scholarships. Salpointe only offers academic merit scholarships for incoming freshmen and need-based financial aid for all students. Financial aid and scholarship awards are made with no consideration of student activity participation. The application for financial aid is separate from the application for admission, although the two application cycles overlap. Find out more at our Financial Aid page.
Salpointe offers a one-time $1000 Merit Scholarship to students who score exceptionally high on the Entrance Exam.
Salpointe strongly encourages families to pursue additional funding opportunities that may be available for your student through Arizona individual and corporate tax credits and other need‐based Student Tuition Organizations (STOs). Please refer to our Financial Aid page for more information.
Honors placement is largely determined by entrance exam scores. Salpointe also offers placement exams for those who seek to be placed in honors courses but did not initially test into them. English, math and foreign language placement tests are given each spring.
Salpointe maintains a dress code for all students. The dress code promotes a conducive learning environment, cultivates a serious approach to academics, relieves social pressure to keep up with current trends or styles and limits comparisons or competition among students. The dress code also supports the dignity of the individual based on character rather than on appearance. Students are expected to dress appropriately while on campus and during all school-sponsored activities. Find out more at our Student Life page.
Salpointe offers a wide range of programs, activities and services to meet the educational, social, spiritual and recreational needs of the Salpointe student. Co-curricular activities help prepare a student for a healthy and active life in high school and beyond. Find out more at our Clubs and Activities page.
Meet our Admissions Director
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Director of Admission
Salpointe Catholic High School
1545 E. Copper St., Tucson, AZ 85719 (520) 327-6581 Attendance: (520) 327-1990