Application Process

Our Application Process

Applications for the 2023-2024 School Year Open Oct 15!

Incoming 9th Graders
Transfer Students*

*Transfer Students: E-mail admissions@xcp.org

Key Dates Overview

2022

Oct

15

  • 9th grade application for 2023-2024 available
  • Create a GatorNet Account to Get Started
  • Instructions Here

2022

OCT

21

  • 8th Grade Day

2022

OCT

23

  • Open House

2022

Nov

1

  • 9th grade recommendations available

2022

Dec

3

  • HSPT Entrance Exam Given
  • Financial Aid Workshop

2022

Dec

10

  • HSPT Entrance Exam Given
  • Financial Aid Workshop

2023

Jan

9

  • Application Due
  • Recommendations & School Report Due
  • Transcripts Due
  • Application Fee Due
  • Applicant Questionnaire Due
  • Parent Signature Page Due

2023

feb

3

  • Decision Status Posted on GatorNet 4 p.m.

2023

Feb

11

  • Registration Day for those accepted

2023

Feb

22

  • Transfer Application Available

2023

March

18-22

  • Math & Language Saturday, March 18th 8:00 a.m. Math, 9:15 Language
  • Math- Tuesday March 21  3:30 p.m.
  • Language- Wednesday March 22 3:30 p.m. 

Application Process Details

Step 1 Create a GatorNet Account

2022
Starting

Oct 15

Beginning October 15th, 2022 you can create a GatorNet account using a parent’s email address.*

*If you are a current or past Xavier parent and already have a GatorNet account, you can use that same account to add an additional child.

Your GatorNet account will allow you to:

  • Complete your daughter’s required online portion of the application for admission.
  • View the Admission Checklist that contains the necessary steps for the process.
  • Access the recommendation forms you will need to submit to your daughter’s teachers and to her principal.
  • Download the Record Release Form for your daughter’s school to request that her records be sent to Xavier.
  • Access and download the forms that you and your daughter will need to complete and submit to Xavier.
  • Register your daughter for the HSPT entrance exam (8th graders only).
  • Check on the progress of the application and track any missing pieces; do this step often.
  • Check your daughter’s decision status.

Step 2 Application Fee, Questionnaire and Signature Page

2022
Starting At

Oct 15

The $50 Application fee by cash, check or credit card (service fee $2), Applicant Questionnaire, and Parent Signature Page must be uploaded to your GatorNet account by 3:00 p.m., Monday, January 9th.

Step 3 Register Online for HSPT Entrance Exam

2022
Sign Up

Oct 15

The Xavier Entrance Exam, for 8th Graders, will be on December 3rd or December 10th.

Online registration will be available once you establish a GatorNet account and begin the admissions application.

Step 4 All Recommendations & School Forms Available

2022
AT 3pm

Nov 15

Xavier requires completed recommendation forms from:

  • Current 8th Grade English teacher
  • Current 8th Grade Math teacher
  • An academic teacher of the applicant’s choice from 7th or 8th grade
  • School Report to be completed by Principal
  • School Record Release

These recommendation forms will be completed online by each individual. Parents will enter an email address for each person completing the form beginning on December 1st. The form will be sent directly to the teacher and principal via email containing a link. The email link will be valid for 60 days.

Transcripts of 7th and 8th grade records are due from the applicant’s school by 3pm Monday, January 9th.

*Be sure 8th grade first semester grades are included

Steps to request transcripts from applicant’s school:

  • Download the Records Release Form (found under Checklist on GatorNet)
  • Parents are to sign the Release Form and submit to the applicant’s current school.
  • Schools are to send records directly via mail or email.

*Be sure to give teachers ample time to complete the forms by the January 9th deadline.

Step 5 Take the HSPT Entrance Exam

2023
AT 7am

Jan 3 + 10

The Xavier Entrance Exam, for 8th graders only, will be offered on Saturday, December 3rd or 10th.

The exam starts promptly at 7:30 a.m. The campus will be open at 7:00 a.m. for student drop-off. Please pre register via your GatorNet account. See More HSPT & Financial Aid Info. Dismissal times will vary between 11:00 and 11:30 a.m.

Step 6 9th Grade Application Deadline

2023
AT 3pm

Jan 9

The online application, supporting materials and the $50 non-refundable application fee are due by 3:00 p.m. Monday, January 9th.

Remember to log back into your established GatorNet account from time to time to see the progress of your application status!

Forms will be marked "complete" as soon as possible.

Please note that applications received after the deadline will be reviewed as space is available.

Remember to log back into your established GatorNet account from time to time to see the progress of your application status!

Forms will be marked "complete" as soon as possible.

Step 7 Decision Status Posted

2023
After 4pm

Feb 3

Decision status will be available online via the GatorNet portal at 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 3rd! Please mark your decision in GatorNet!

For accepted applicants, online registration materials will be available beginning Friday, February 3rd at 4:00 p.m. An official paper-copy notice of acceptance status will also be mailed to the applicant’s home address!

Step 8 Registration Day For Those Accepted (by Appointment Only)

2023
On

Feb 11

You will be scheduled for an in-person registration appointment for Saturday, February 11th. Appointment times will be included in your acceptance packet.

Step 9 Attend Dads' Club Frosh BBQ

2023
On

Apr 26

A time to meet, greet and eat for registered Baby Gators. 

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