Enrollment Process

8th Grade Students:

The first formal step to applying to Cardinal Mooney High School is registering and taking the high school placement test. 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 by clicking here. For those unable to attend on these dates, please call 941-379-2647 to make other arrangements for testing.

8th Grade application process: Click here

Placement Test: The placement test will be offered on the following dates:

Thursday – July 16, 2020

Thursday –  July 28, 2020


Cardinal Mooney High School will award scholarships to the following:

Top 3 scores for the placement tests taken in December will be awarded a recurring scholarship of $1500 applied to for the student’s tuition for the 4 years at CMHS.

Score in the top 90% – receive a one-time $1000 scholarship applied to the freshman tuition

Score in the 80-90% – receive a one-time $500 scholarship applied to the freshman tuition

Transfer Students:

Cardinal Mooney High School accepts students into grades 10 and 11 if space is available. Only incoming 12th graders new to the area will be considered for acceptance. As a general policy, transfer students will only be accepted at the beginning of the semester (August or January).

Transfer student application process- CLICK HERE

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 379-2647 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.

For all admissions questions contact Rene Hebda at 941-379-2647 Ext. 155.