Director of Institutional Advancement
Dear Students and Parents,
Welcome to the Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School Admissions page! We truly hope that you will consider Cardinal Mooney for your high school years. Cardinal Mooney is a college-preparatory high school offering a challenging curriculum in a faith and family centered environment. We are committed to developing the whole person. We instill a love of learning and help students develop intellectually, socially, and spiritually.
As you explore our website we hope that you can gain a sense of what makes Cardinal Mooney such a special place. Please consider a private visit and tour so that you can personally experience the atmosphere and the energy present at the best high school in southwest Florida.
If I can be of any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me. I would love to show you our campus.
Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen
Cardinal Mooney High School will award scholarships based on placement test scores to the following:
- Score in the top 3 in December – receive a recurring scholarship of $2000 applied to for the student’s tuition for the 4 years at CMHS.
- Score in the top 90% – receive a one-time $1500 scholarship applied to the freshman tuition
- Score in the 80-90% – receive a one-time $1000 scholarship applied to the freshman tuition
2023-2024 School Year
The first formal step to applying to Cardinal Mooney High School is registering and taking the high school placement test (freshmen only). This is a national high school exam written by Scholastic Testing Services. The exam covers five areas: verbal, language, reading, math skills and quantitative math (math aptitude).
- Please fill out the online admissions application and register for the placement test. If you are unable to attend an exam on any of the available dates, please call us to make other arrangements for testing.
- Please fill out the online admissions application and register for the placement test.
- WE CURRENTLY HAVE A WAIT POOL FOR OUR 2023-2024 FRESHMAN CLASS AND ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW APPLICATIONS.
Cardinal Mooney High School accepts transfer students into grades 9 – 11 based on availability. Incoming 12th graders will be considered for acceptance on a case by case basis. As a general policy, transfer students will only be accepted at the beginning of the semester (August or January).
- Transfer students must provide Cardinal Mooney with a high school transcript. Please contact the guidance office of your current high school to acquire a copy of the transcript.
- Contact Rene Hebda at 941-371-4917 Ext. 155 to schedule a private meeting. The student and parent must attend this meeting. Students must provide official transcript, attendance records and any disciplinary records.
PLEASE NOTE: Transfer students must release the discipline records from their previous school to ensure that the student is in good standing upon entering Cardinal Mooney High School.