Junipero Serra High School Co-ed Catholic College Preparatory

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**Enrollment Open now for the School Year 2020-21 ~ Go to the Admissions Tab below**

Freshmen - Future Class of 2024 - Enrollment Checklist

Incoming Freshmen ~ Priority Application Deadline is January 31, 2020.  Use this date as your target deadline to get all of your documents into JSHS.


STEP 1:   Complete the Online application.


STEP 2:   Submit Transcripts and (2) Evaluations: 

      • Freshmen Transcripts: Official copy of the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade transcripts.  You can instruct your current school to complete transcript request and mail to JSHS, or you may deliver a sealed copy to JSHS.
      • Evaluations (2):  One from the English Teacher  and one from the Math Teacher. Instruct the current school to complete confidential forms and mail or email to JSHS.
      • All students are required to interview with JSHS (Admissions, Administration, or Faculty) with parent present. You can sign up on the same day you are taking the HSPT Exam.  We take walk-in interviews on exam dates (January 25th, February 8th, or February 22nd).  Interviews start at 12:00pm and the last interview is at 2pm.
      • Option 2.  You can schedule a student interview during the week by sending an email to with "Student Interview" in the subject line.  We will send you available dates & times for a student interview during the week in January.
STEP 4:    High School Placement Test (HSPT) Exam  
      • All incoming 9th graders must take the HSPT Exam.  Click here to Register for the HSPT. We offer a FREE HSPT Prep Workshop taught by our faculty to help prepare the students for the HSPT Exam.  Our exam fee: $25
        • HSPT Prep Workshop - Tuesday, January 21st & Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 (4pm - 6pm) (optional)
        • HSPT Exam Dates - Saturdays, January 25th, February 8th, or February 22nd. (9am - 12pm) 
        • HSPT Exam: - Registration Link - HSPT Prep & HSPT Exam 
      • Our first round of acceptance – March 6, 2020 we will send out our Decision / Welcome Letters.
      • Note:  Registration fee is due by March 14th after you receive your acceptance to secure your enrollment into JSHS.

Mail all documents (transcripts & evaluations) to: 

Raquel Armenta - Admissions

Junipero Serra High School

14830 S. VanNess Avenue, Gardena, CA 90249

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The Serra Admissions Team is here to help you!  We are excited to be on this next journey with you in your child's educational goals.  Please reach out if you have any questions.  We are Serra family!
Diane Knowles, Director of Marketing & Admissions                   Raquel Armenta, Admission Coordinator                                                     
(310) 436-8315                                                                                           (310) 436-8313  
McKinsey Hadley, Admissions Assistant
(310) 324-6675