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Admissions Process for Students Entering the
Ninth Grade in 2020

These are the steps eighth grade students need to take to enter Loughlin as ninth grade students for the 2020-2021 year. There is a different process for transfer students. Make sure you visit Loughlin as part of your application process.

Process for students who take the Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS)

1. Register for the Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS)

  • Students who take the Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS) are given priority for acceptance.
  • Registration for the TACHS exam begins August 26, 2019.
  • The deadlines for registration are:
  • TACHS Exam will be given on November 2, 2019.
  • There is a $63.00 registration fee. (Payable by credit card with internet or phone registration, certified check or money order with a mailed registration.)
  • Bishop Loughlin TACHS Code is: 003. Be sure Bishop Loughlin is one of your three choices.
  • Remind your guidance counselor, principal or 8th grade teacher to complete the student applicant record located at http://www.tachsinfo.com/PDF/DBQAdminCalendar.pdf and mail the completed form to:
Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School
The Office of Admissions
357 Clermont Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238


2. Take the TACHS exam on Saturday, November 2, 2019.

3. Send in your Confirmation Letter and Pre-Registration Fee

  • Results from the TACHS exam are sent out in January.
  • Students who are accepted to Bishop Loughlin based on their TACHS exam scores will be sent an acceptance package in mid-January.
  • Send in your Acceptance Confirmation Letter and Pre-Registration Fee of $130.00 before February 17, 2020. This fee will secure your seat at Bishop Loughlin. It is nonrefundable.

4. Register on Monday, March 4, 2020

  • Bring your Immunization record, social security card, birth certificate and report cards.
  • There is a registration fee of $485.00 payable in cash, money order or credit card.
  • If you paid the $135.00 Acceptance Fee, your registration fee is $350.00, which is non-refundable.

Process for students who did NOT take the Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools

Call the Admissions Office (718-857-2700 ext 2246 or x2248) to arrange for an Appointment. We schedule appointments throughout the year.
 
  • You will be considered for acceptance based on an interview with the Assistant Principal and/or the Director of Admissions.
  • Bring your immunization record, report card, social security card, birth certificate and a letter of recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor.
  • If accepted, you will be able to register on the same day.
  • There is a registration fee of $485.00 payable in cash, money order or credit card.

For information about registration, to schedule a visit to Bishop Loughlin, or to schedule an appointment contact the Admissions Department:
718-855-2700 ext 2248, 2246 or email Admission@blmhs.org