Applying to St. Michael's


2021-2022 Admission Calendar

The application for the 2022-2023 school year will open on October 1, 2021

Early Decision Deadline: November 30, 2021
  • Teacher Recommendation Deadline: November 5, 2021 (Suggested)
  • Family Interviews: November 1-29, 2021
  • Admission Decision Notification: December 17, 2021
Priority Decision Deadline: February 4, 2022
  • Teacher Recommendation Deadline: January 14, 2022 (Suggested)
  • Family Interviews: November 1, 2021 - February 3, 2022
  • Admission Decision Notification: March 4, 2022
Rolling Admissions Opens: March 21, 2022

Other Important Dates:
  • Financial Grants Application Open: December 1, 2021
  • Financial Grant Application Deadline: February 4, 2021 

Application Requirements

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  • Online Application

    $150 Application Fee
    The 2022-2023 application is now open! When you click apply, you will be prompted to create an account through our admissions portal. All aspects of the admissions process will occur through this portal, so make sure to record your username and password!
  • School Records

    Current school year + two previous years
    The records release form can be downloaded from the online checklist in the online application, printed, signed, and sent to the applicant's current and previous schools' registrar offices. 

    Please note: This is a school-to-school request. St. Michael's must receive records directly from the school. 
  • Teacher Recommendations

    St. Michael's requires two recommendation forms.
    Form 1: Math or Science (Previous school year or current)
    Form 2: English or Social Studies (Previous school year or current)

    Given the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 and the 2020-2021 school year, we will accept teacher recommendations from an applicant's current teacher or previous year's teacher.

    For example, if a student is currently in eighth grade, we will accept a recommendation from an eighth grade teacher or seventh grade teacher.

    This form can be sent directly to teachers by entering their email address through the online application checklist. 
  • Standardized Test Scores

    We accept scores from the following exams:
    • ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam)
    • SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test) 
    • PSAT (10th - 12th grade applicants) 
    • SAT (10th - 12th grade applicants)
    • ACT (10th - 12th grade applicants)
    If you elect to take the ISEE exam, our school code is 440313.
    If you elect to take the SSAT exam, our school code is 1999.
  • Shadow Visits

    Students will receive a taste of St. Michael's on campus!
    On selected Fridays throughout the school year, students will have the opportunity to visit with current St. Michael's teachers and students during Shadow Visit days. Students will: 
    • Tour St. Michael's with current students
    • Attend a class with a St. Michael's faculty member
    • Play a round of SMCA Trivia
    • Enjoy a complimentary lunch by our wonderful Ms. T & Staff! 
  • Family Interview

    Student portion followed by the family portion.
    Upon receipt of a completed application, transcripts, and both teacher recommendations, the admission office will send an email to sign up for an interview. Interviews will take place via Zoom, and at least one parent or guardian is required to attend.
  • Optional Application Materials

    Additional teacher recommendation letters or forms
    If an applicant would like to submit additional recommendation forms, he or she may request that the admissions team send the official teacher recommendation form to the faculty member of their choosing.

Contact Us

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  • Leah Esparza 

    Director of Advancement
  • Carlon Haas 

    Director of International Programs
  • Riley Smith 

    Advancement Operation Specialist

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  • We are a

    Family of Families
3000 Barton Creek Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78735  (512) 328-2323
St. Michael's Catholic Academy is mindful of its mission to prepare the student holistically for leadership, service, and decision making consistent with Catholic values; and admit students of any race, color, or national and/or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to the school. St. Michael's Catholic Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and/or ethnic origin, age, or gender in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. St. Michael's Catholic Academy does not discriminate against students with special needs; a full range of services might not be available.