Catholic High School Fair

About the 2021 Catholic High School Fair

Designed for rising 7th and 8th graders, the Archdiocese of Washington will host a Catholic High School Fair which features exhibits by all Catholic high schools in the archdiocese. In addition to learning more about each Catholic high school in the archdiocese, the Catholic High School Fair features informational sessions about financial aid. This informative virtual event will help future high school students learn more about high school options and the application process.

Date: Saturday, May 15, 2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

2021 Catholic High School Fair Agenda

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.  Information and Financial Aid Session (English)

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.    Virtual High School Booths Open

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Information and Financial Aid Session (Spanish)


Virtual High School Booths

Representatives from each school will be available on the day of the fair from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Please click “Join Virtual Booth” during this window of times to be connected to their individual  virtual meeting space. 

The Academy of the Holy Cross

Empowering girls to become women of courage, compassion, and scholarship, The Academy of the Holy Cross is an all-girls, college preparatory high school sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross in Kensington, Maryland (Montgomery County).

Join the Director of Admission and current students in our virtual booth to learn about our academic and student life program including our college-prep curriculum, athletics, performing arts, faith life, and student resource support. We will also highlight the important steps in the admission process.

Presentations every 30 minutes with time for Q&A. 9:30 • 10:00 • 10:30 • 11:00 • 11:30

Want to ask a follow up question, learn more, or stay up to date with Holy Cross opportunities? Fill out this form or contact Emma Hart, Director of Admissions. [email protected] | 301-929-6477.

Archbishop Carroll High School

Presentations begin every 30 minutes starting at 9:30 AM
Las presentaciones comienzan cada 30 minutos a partir de las 9:30 am.

20 minute presentation – 10 minutes for Questions & Answers.
Presentación de 20 minutos – 10 minutos para preguntas y respuestas

Spanish speaking person & presentation are available upon request.
Persona de habla hispana y presentación disponibles a pedido.

The Avalon School

The Avalon School is a Catholic, independent day school for boys that seeks to cultivate in its students intellectual freedom, personal responsibility, and a spirit of adventure that will ultimately help to form our students into men of faith and purpose who one day will help to foster a more human, more vital society through their daily lives as husbands, fathers, professionals and citizens. We hope to do this by means of a faculty well-versed in the liberal arts, as well as a curriculum and environment, both in and out of the classroom, that is oriented toward addressing the distinctive learning characteristics of young men.

Duc in Altum: Is Avalon a good fit for your son? To find out, join Mr. Istvan Teleki, Avalon’s Director of Admission, for a short presentation beginning at 9:30, 10:15, or 11:00 followed by time for Q+A.

Want to know who we really are? Ask to join a breakout room to meet and speak with some new and veteran Avalon students in the Knights’ Corner, and/or get to know some of our teachers in the Professors’ Parlor.

Bishop McNamara High School

Founded in 1964 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, Bishop McNamara is located on a 14-acre campus in Forestville, Maryland. Bishop McNamara provides a strong, challenging and diverse curriculum that allows each student to achieve success commensurate with ability and effort. Our innovative college-preparatory curriculum is delivered by an award winning faculty team and supported by a top-of- class Performing and Arts program along with a nationally competitive Athletics program.

Our focus on academia, leadership development, and a passion for life rooted in Christ, ensures that our graduates leave McNamara equipped with the knowledge and a zest for life to make our world a better place.

Join Director of Admissions, Vincent Harrington ’09 to learn more!

Presentations begin every 30 minutes starting at 9:30 AM with a break out session specifically for questions starting at 11:30 AM

Brookewood School

Brookewood School, a Catholic, independent school, empowers young women to develop a firm intellect and faith all with a generous and adventurous spirit. The school’s content-rich curriculum, based on the True, the Good and the Beautiful, challenges students to engage the world with cultural literacy and confidence.

  • Presentations occur at 9:30am, 10:15am, and 11:00am with a Q & A session following each presentation
  • Join our booth to meet our Director of Admissions, our executive director, the head of upper school, and our student ambassadors.
  • Brookewood Facts at a Glance
  • Brookewood School Profile
  • Fall Open House save the date: November 6, 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • For more information contact the Director of Admissions, Helen Williams at [email protected] or our website at

Connelly School of the Holy Child

Connelly School of the Holy Child is a Catholic, college preparatory school, committed to the intellectual, spiritual, artistic, physical, and social development of young women in grades 6 through 12. 

The school emphasizes academic challenge, joy of learning, and education of well-rounded women of faith and action. 

In keeping with the philosophy of our founder, Cornelia Connelly, Holy Child values the uniqueness of each individual and fosters a life of service to others.

Presentations will be given every half hour beginning at 9:30am.

DeMatha Catholic High School

DeMatha Catholic High School was established in 1946 by the Order of the Most Holy Trinity and of the Captives, the Trinitarians. DeMatha is an all-boys, four-year, college-preparatory high school located 1.5 miles south of the University of Maryland and one block west of Route 1 in Hyattsville, MD.

DeMatha has twice been named a “National Blue Ribbon School” by the U.S. Department of Education, The Washington Post’s Education Review has named DeMatha as one of the “30 Great High Schools” in the region, and Sports Illustrated has ranked DeMatha’s athletic program among the best in the nation. DeMatha was also recently named one of the top 10 Most Influential High School’s in the nation by Academic Influence.

Join Director of Admissions, Pat Goulden ’09, for a closer look at what makes DeMatha so special. Presentations will begin in DeMatha’s booth every 30 minutes starting at 9:30 am. Guests will have the opportunity to ask specific questions at the end of the presentation. We hope you will stop by to learn more about all that DeMatha has to offer!

Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School

Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School and Corporate Work Study Program is a Catholic college-preparatory school for young men and women from the Washington, DC area who have the need and the motivation to help earn their own tuition money through an innovative Corporate Work Study program. DBCR is a member of The Cristo Rey Network, which is currently comprised of 37 schools across the United States. The Cristo Rey Network of high schools delivers a career focused, college preparatory education in the Catholic tradition for students with limited economic resources, uniquely integrating rigorous academic curricula with four years of professional work experience and support to and through college. We partner with educators, businesses and communities to enable students to fulfill their aspirations for a lifetime of success.

Join our Director of Enrollment, Madelin Fernandez Fox, to learn more about our unique model.

Presentations in English at 10:00 & 11:00
Presentaciones en español a las 9:30 y 10:30

Elizabeth Seton High School

Elizabeth Seton has been providing young women a first-rate college preparatory education guided by the Vincentian philosophy for 60 solid years. Elizabeth Seton High School cultivates confidence in young women to excel in college, careers, and life through an innovative and rigorous academic experience. As a diverse and inclusive learning community, students think critically and creatively, work collaboratively, and serve others. More than 8,000 young women are proud to be alumnae of Elizabeth Seton High School. The roots established at Elizabeth Seton give our students strength and confidence to become active and contributing members of their communities.

Join our booth to meet our Dean of Admissions and current Seton students. Presentations begin every 30 minutes beginning at 9:30am.

Our Admissions Team welcomes the opportunity to answer your questions and support you through the high school search process. Should you have any follow up questions, please email us at [email protected]

  • Browse our Admissions Viewbook.
  • Enjoy our welcome video to get a glimpse at student life at Seton.
  • Hear our Faculty share what they value about teaching at Seton.
  • Watch the recording of this past year’s Fall Virtual Open House to be introduced to students and staff and learn about our Pre-Career programs, scholarships and financial aid and the general admissions process.

Georgetown Preparatory School

Please join, Director of Admissions, Brett Graham, and a handful of GP students, as we field questions and take you behind the scenes at GP.

Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School

Join our booth to meet with our Assistant Director of Admissions and student ambassadors.

Gonzaga College High School

We look forward to answering your questions and providing information on Gonzaga!

Our Lady of Good Counsel High School

Join Our Lady of Good Counsel High School’s Admission Office to learn more about being a Falcon family. Presentations will take place every 30 minutes, with the 10:30 a.m. presentation offered in Spanish. Come learn about the admissions process, academics, student life and athletics. We look forward to seeing you then!

St. Anselm’s Abbey School

St. Anselm’s Abbey School is a Catholic boys school of 257 students in grades 6-8 (Middle School) and 9-12 (Upper School). There are 167 students in the Upper School. The School is conducted by Benedictine monks of St. Anselm’s Abbey and lay faculty. Founded in 1942, the School offers a rigorous classical liberal arts education and welcomes all students able to benefit from its programs regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or economic status.

For more information, contact our Director of Admissions, Patrick Granfield at [email protected]

St. John’s College High School

  • Admissions Presentations at 10 am and 11 am
  • Please feel free to ask questions in the chat

For more information on specific programs, a recorded student panel and detailed presentations, please visit More information may also be found on

St. Mary’s Ryken High School

St. Mary’s Ryken is a coeducational, college preparatory school community located in the heart of Leonardtown, Maryland. Our college-like campus and academic curriculum are designed to promote maturity and independence while fully preparing students for life after high school.  St. Mary’s Ryken is a 2nd home to students from St. Mary’s, Charles, Calvert, Prince George’s, Anne Arundel, and King George Counties.

Discover the Difference at St. Mary’s Ryken!

Get a glimpse into SMR student life in this 2-minute video

Take a virtual campus tour and sign up for a VIP campus tour.  We’d love to meet you in-person to give you an overview of our school community and to show you our 87 acre, waterfront campus!

St. Mary’s Ryken View Book

St. Mary’s Ryken School Profile 

We invite you to explore St. Mary’s Ryken using our Virtual Open House

Save the date for our Fall Open House, scheduled for Sunday, October 24 at 1:00 pm. We hope to see you there!

For more information, contact our Admissions Team at [email protected].

St. Vincent Pallotti High School

St. Vincent Pallotti High School offers a broad and challenging curriculum in a small school environment. Pallotti students receive a college preparatory education that is infused with the gospel and are taught by a caring and dedicated faculty. The curriculum is designed to meet the needs of a wide range of students with diverse interests, learning styles, and abilities. In addition to our strong college prep curriculum, Pallotti offers specialized programs in engineering, science, and the visual and performing arts. Pallotti also has one of the longest established programs in the area for students with learning differences, The Stephen J. Edmonds Learning Center. Our goal is not only to give our students a great education that will help them excel in college and beyond, but to also to give them an education that is integrated with the spiritual and moral truths that will guide them through their whole lives.

Learn why families choose Pallotti! Visit our admissions booth for a brief presentation and question and answer session. Presentations are every 30 minutes. Meet our admissions team and get answers to your questions!

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart

  • Presentations every 30 minutes beginning at 9:30 am
  • Join our booth to meet with Lisa Zingone, Associate Director of Admissions for Upper School, and LaRita Gordon, Director of Enrollment Management
  • Learn more about what makes Stone Ridge unique
  • Stone Ridge Video