Here are the steps to applying to O’Dowd.
Fill out an Inquiry Form to register for admissions events, school visits and receive information.
Interested in visiting O’Dowd, complete an Inquiry Form. Then, check available events »
Applications closed. Admissions portal here
All incoming 9th grade families are eligible to apply for financial aid. Applications for new students are due February 4. Financial aid applications can be found here »
Recommendations should be received from your child’s 8th-grade math and English teachers and principal or counselor by February 4, 2021
Transcripts from your school’s registrar to O’Dowd by February 4, 2021.
Take the High School Placement Test (HSPT) on January 9, 2021. Required for all 9th & 10th-grade applicants. Register here>>
Admission decisions will be sent via email on March 19, 2021.
Enrollment for newly admitted students opens on March 20, 2021, at 3 p.m. Complete an enrollment contract, submit a non-refundable deposit and select a parent pledge option to secure a place in the class.
Come to campus for Navigating O’Dowd, our welcome event for all incoming accepted 9th graders.