9th Grade Application Process

Application Summary

ApplicationOnline Application

Transcript & Discipline RecordRequired

Testing - HSPT exam will be held on campus on Nov. 3rd and Dec. 1st. For other times please click here: HSPT Exam. To register for the HSPT prep course please click here: Registration form

Teacher RecommendationOptional

Application TimelineProvided

Visiting DaysAvailable

Application Details


Students applying to Archbishop Williams High School must apply online.  Parents will need to create an account in order to submit their child's application.  Once the application is submitted, parents will be able to re-login and see the status of the application package (i.e., have all the necessary steps been completed and documented).      

Transcript & Discipline Form

All students for the 9th grade must submit our Transcript and Disciplinary Form. This form should be completed by the applicant's parent or guardian then given to the applicant's teacher, principal or guidance counselor. The school will complete the form and send it it directly to AWHS.


All students wishing to join the 9th grade class at Archbishop Williams are required to take the High School Placement Test.  The HSPT will be offered at Archbishop Williams High School on three Saturdays - November 3rd and December 1st.  To register, please click the button below.

HSPT Preparation

To help prepare and familiarize students with the HSPT, Archbishop Williams offers an HSPT Prep Course.  In this course, students will learn how these basic skills are tested on the HSPT. This course will also help students review the basic concepts, question types, and problem-solving techniques needed to improve scores. Practice tests will help students get used to the pace and timing of the tests. The course fee is $110, which includes a book. The courses will be held at Archbishop Williams. Click here to download the HSPT Prep Course Registration Form. 

The HSPT Prep Course will take place on the following dates:

  • September 16, 2017

  • September 23, 2017

  • September 30, 2017

  • October 14, 2017

  • October 21, 2017

  • October 28, 2017

Teacher Recommendations

Teacher recommendations are optional for students applying for the 9th grade.  Although applicants are neither required nor expected to submit letters of recommendation, students are welcome to have an educator write a letter of recommendation on their behalf as a supplement to the application.

2018-2019 Application Timeline

Date Event/Deadline
September 30
High School Fair hosted by
Archbishop Williams (11:00-1:00)
October 28
Open House (11:00-1:00)
November 1
Open House (6:00-8:00)
November 3
HSPT Entrance
Exams (8:15 arrival)
December 1
HSPT Entrance
Exams (8:15 arrival)
December 14
Class of 2023 (Grade 9)
application deadline
January 11
Financial Aid Deadline
January 25
Admissions Decisions for the
Class of 2023
February 6
Class of 2023 Welcome Reception
March 1
Class of 2023 Decision Deadline

Visiting Days

Open House

To learn more about Archbishop Williams, please join us at one of our Open Houses:

  • Sunday, October 28, 2018 (11:00am-1:00pm)

  • Thursday, November 1, 2018 (6:00pm-8:00pm)

Visiting Days

The best way to learn more and see more is to sign your child up for a visiting day.  Your child will be welcomed to campus by a current student, attend classes, and witness the strength of our school community. The Visit runs from 8:30am - 1pm and includes lunch in our newly renovated cafeteria. Students will also meet with campus leaders regarding after-school athletics and activities. To schedule a visiting day, please contact our Admissions Director, Michela Schuster, at 781-535-6051, or email Mschuster@awhs.org.