Become a Lion – How to Apply!

Do you want to be a part of the Lion family but have no idea where the application process begins? Below you can find a step-by-step list on how to apply to JSerra Catholic High School. As an applicant, you have two different options to complete the application process.

JSerra CHS Blog_Admissions / How To Apply

The first and most convenient method of Application for Admissions would be to apply online.

  1. Click here to complete and electronically submit the Application for Admissions form and Records Release form. You will also be able to pay the $65.00 application fee online.
  2. Incoming Freshman Only – Download the English Recommendation & Math Recommendation forms, and print the prospective student’s information at the top of each form. Submit the forms to the appropriate teachers, and be sure to include a self-addressed stamp envelope for each teacher to mail upon completion. Please mail to:

JSerra Catholic High School

Attn: Karen Testa

26351 Junipero Serra Road

San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

  1. Incoming Freshman Only – All 9th grade applicants are required to take the entrance examination. Plan for the entrance examination, which will take place on January 31, 2015 and February 7, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. An Application for Admission must be on file in the Admissions Office prior to taking the entrance exam. There is no need to RSVP. The Entrance Examination administered is the High School Placement Test (HSPT), produced by Scholastic Testing Service. The exam measures: verbal and quantitative skills, reading comprehension, vocabulary. For more information on the Entrance Examination, please click here.

JSerra CHS Blog_Admissions / How To Apply

The second method of completing the Application for Admissions would be to apply by mail.

  1. Download, print, and complete theApplication for Admission 2014-2015 or Application for Admission 2015-2016.
  2. Download, print, and complete theRecords Release 
  3. Mail the appropriate Application for Admission and Records Release forms with a check made payable to JSerra Catholic High school for $65.00:

JSerra Catholic High School

Attn: Karen Testa

26351 Junipero Serra Road

San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

  1. Incoming Freshmen Only– Download the English Recommendation and Math Recommendation forms, and print the prospective student’s information at the top of each form. Submit the forms to the appropriate teachers, and be sure to include a self-addressed stamped envelope for teachers to mail upon completion.  Please mail to:

JSerra Catholic High School

Attn: Karen Testa

26351 Junipero Serra Road

San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

  1. Incoming Freshmen Only All 9th grade applicants are required to take the entrance examination. Plan for the entrance examination which will take place on January 28, 2015 and February 7, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. to 11L30 a.m. An Application for Admission must be on file in the Admissions Office prior to taking the entrance exam. There is no need to RSVP. The Entrance Examination administered is the High School Placement Test (HSPT), produced by Scholastic Testing Service. The exam measures: verbal and quantitative skills, reading comprehension, vocabulary. For more information on the Entrance Examination, please click here.

JSerra CHS Blog_Admissions / How To Apply

Here are some important dates for applicants:

  • Application for Admissions Deadline – Jan. 28
  • Entrance Exam #1 – High School Placement Test (HSPT) – Jan. 31 @ 7:30 – 11:30AM
  • Entrance Exam #2 – High School Placement Test (HSPT) – Feb. 07 @ 7:30 – 11:30AM
  • Incoming Student Information Night – April 16 @ 6:30 – 8:30PM

JSerra CHS Blog_Admissions / How To Apply

We understand that the application process can be overwhelming. Please feel free to reach out for assistance at any point during this process by contacting a member of the Admissions Team.

Lion Pride!

JSerra Swimming Lions Take on the Eagles

Cheer on the aquatic Lions in a race to the finish as they take on the Santa Margarita Eagles where every stroke counts. JSerra will be giving away free hotdogs for everyone wearing JSerra spirit gear. Be a part of JSerra history as the Lions dominate the water.

For more on the swimming Lions visit their Facebook page.

Two JSerra Swimmers Qualify for the Olympic Trials

Congratulations to JSerra’s second Olympic qualifier, freshman Kaitlyn Albertoli. At only fifteen years old Albertoli qualified for her first event this past week end in Florida in the 50 Freestyle in a 26.36 and the qualifying time was a 26.39, that’s only three one-hundreds of a second.

A big accomplishment for JSerra swim as both Albertoli and Katie McLaughlin will compete for a spot on the 2012 Summer Olympic team.

For more on JSerra Swim click here. 

JSerra Soars at Swallows Day Parade

Special thank you to all of the participants from JSerra at the Swallows Parade, and those who came out to show their support of this annual tradition in San Juan Capistrano. 

Click the photo to see a clip of the festivities.

For more on the Swallows day parade click here.

Boys Lacrosse Hosts Laguna Hills Tonight

The 2012 JSerra Lions Lacrosse season will kick off with the first Varsity home game today Tuesday, March 6th at 5:00 p.m. vs. the Laguna Hills Hawks.

To celebrate the first home game, the first 30 JSerra students at the game with student ID will receive a free JSerra Lacrosse T-Shirts (starting at 5:00 p.m., available at the snack bar).

Also, all JSerra students with student ID will receive a free hot dog.

Don’t miss all the action from the sidelines, with a live Twitter feed starting at 5 p.m.

For game dates and scores check out JSerra Lacrosse on Facebook.

Tie Breaker Verses Orange Lutheran Tonight

Lions vs Orange Lutheran

Join the varsity boys basketball team tonight as they break the tie for third place in the Trinity League against Orange Lutheran, at Irvine Valley College. Tip off is at 7 p.m. and admission is free, parking is $2 so bring your quarters and come cheer on the Lions.

Irvine Valley College
5500 Irvine Center Dr
Irvine, California 92604
Parking in lot 9
Click here to view IVC campus map.

Valentine’s Candy Gram Sale to Benefit Lions for Africa

Lions for Africa is hosting a Valentine’s Day Grams sale from February 6 to February 13 at both lunches. Make sure to stop by and send them to all your friends and your secret admirer. Each Valentine gram is $1 and all proceeds will go to Tias arms to help those in need in Africa.