Fontbonne Academy follows the admissions policy of the Archdiocese of Boston Catholic Schools to welcome and not discriminate against or exclude any categories of students. We admit qualified young women capable of the academic demands of a college-preparatory program. Admission is based on the following criteria: performance on the High School Placement Test, the 7th and 8th grade record, other standardized test scores, and recommendations from teachers and/or principal.

Application Process

Submit an Application

  • Our application is an online application and includes both a student statement and a parent/guardian statement.  The Ravenna application portal allows families to track their progress of the application from inquiry to completion.  There is a $35 application fee which is also collected online.    
  • To set up your account and begin the application, please click on the APPLY button on the right of the screen. 
  • The priority consideration deadline has passed but we are reviewing additional applications on a rolling basis.

Register for an Entrance Exam

  • The High School Placement Test (HSPT) is a comprehensive entrance exam for 8th graders for placement into the 9th grade. It is required for all students seeking admission to Fontbonne Academy.  

  • The closed test dates for this year’s High School Placement Test have passed. Please contact the Office of Admissions  for other options at

Request Teacher Recommendations & Transcript

  • All candidates must submit two teacher recommendations (one math and one English) and an official transcript.

  • Please use the Teacher Recommendation request and the Transcript Release form provided in the Ravenna application portal.  

Fontbonne Flex: An Innovative Tuition Program

The only thing more intimidating than the cost of college is the cost of private high school. Fontbonne believes every remarkable girl deserves to benefit from The Early College of Boston. Fontbonne Flex Tuition is an innovative tuition program matching a family’s unique financial situation to their daughter’s tuition. Fontbonne is the only area Catholic high school providing this variable model to families.

Monthly Range:    $860 - $1,780
Yearly Range:        $8,600 - $17,800

To learn more, please email or call Barbara Higgins, Assistant to the Head of School, at 617.615.3007 or

Apply for Financial Aid (Optional)

  • New students wishing to enroll in school year 2019-2020 who wish to apply for need-based financial aid should submit their applications, including their 2018 tax returns, to

To learn more about financial options at Fontbonne and to submit a financial aid application please click here.

The Decision Date for Class of 2023 applicants who meet the priority consideration deadline is February 1, 2019. We will make late application decisions on a rolling basis.


Transfer Applicants: Please contact our Transfer Coordinator, Mrs. Jessica Zodda at to schedule a private tour and begin this important conversation.

International ApplicantsPlease visit our International Students page.

Fontbonne Academy admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities accorded or made available to students at the school and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarship and financial aid programs and any school-administered programs.