Here are the steps to applying to O’Dowd. Click here to download key application dates and deadlines »
Fill out an inquiry form.
Applications are available beginning in September.
All incoming 9th grade families are eligible to apply for Tuition Assistance.
Provide recommendations from your child’s 8th grade math and English teachers and principal.
Send transcripts from your school’s registrar to O’Dowd.
Take High School Placement Test (HSPT). Required for all 9th & 10th grade applicants.
Admission decisions made.
Students complete an enrollment contract and pay registration fees to secure their place in the class.
Navigating O’Dowd. Welcome event on campus for all incoming accepted 9th graders.