Class of 2026 Admissions Information
Thank you for making it McAuley!
With nearly 900 passionate students and families; 125+ dedicated teachers, staff members and administrators; and 28,500 alumnae, it is truly a mighty community. In the next four years, the Class of 2026 will grow as individuals, find their passions, make lifelong friends and experience the Lifetime Advantage of a McAuley education. We can't wait to get started!
Use this page as a resource leading up to the 2022-2023 school year!
News & Updates
Please note, freshman orientation has been moved to a new date: Friday, August 19, 2022. More information to come!
Freshman Family Picnic
Mother McAuley Fathers' Club invites you and your family to the Freshman Family Picnic on Sunday, August 14 from noon - 2:30pm. Enter through the Auditorium doors for a prayer service and presentation, followed by a picnic lunch.
The uniform consists of the knit McAuley embroidered polo, sweater or fleece top, designated level kilt and the school ID worn on a McAuley lanyard.
Freshman Edge: Summer Program
This eight day experience is for first year students to develop scholastic and social skills that will allow them to be successful in a more independent high school setting. The program will run July 25 - 28 and August 1 - 4 from 8:30am - noon, and costs $150. Deadline to register is June 22, 2022.
iPad Requirements and Orientation
All incoming freshman students will require their own iPad that they will use all four years at Mother McAuley. Requirements: any model iPad that is a minimum of 64 GB; wifi capability only, not cellular capable; strongly encourage a case, keyboard and Apple Pencil or stylus.
Each incoming freshman will also be required to attend one iPad Orientation session. There will be six sessions offered during the summer and two available times each day. The dates for orientation will be sent out in mid-May.
Summer Reading Assignment
Students can choose one of four book options and complete a list of questions before school begins in August.
Student Medical Forms
All documentation is due to the school nurse, Ann Gruber, before the first day of school. Forms can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to the Main Office at 773-881-6624, or mailed to Mother McAuley High School, Attn: Ann Gruber.
Complete Required Documents
All incoming students are required to submit their birth certificate and download and fill out a tuition contract. Please email a copy of your daughter's birth certificate and a scanned copy of your completed tuition contract fo email@example.com with your daughter's name as the subject line.
You may also bring your tuition contract and daughter's birth certificate to freshman registration night on Thursday, March 3, 2022.
All freshman must take elective courses. We have many offerings from which to choose, including courses in art, music, and theatre!
All girls who took the Entrance Exam at Mother McAuley are encouraged to apply for scholarships.
Financial Aid through McAuley
To apply for financial aid, complete the FAST online application. After completing the online application, you will be required to scan or mail supporting tax information directly to FAST.
In addition to financial aid through Mother McAuley, you can apply for financial aid through outside assistance organizations.