How to Apply

St. Peter’s Boys High School seeks applicants who will strive for academic excellence in a Catholic, college preparatory environment based on the traditions of St. John de LaSalle.

Students are admitted based on the results of the TACHS (Test for Admission to Catholic High Schools) exam given every November, as well as their academic success during elementary and middle school. Applicants will be equally considered for admission. Incoming students are considered for a scholarship if their TACHS exam is above the 90th percentile.

If you are interested in applying to St. Peter’s Boys High School, we encourage you to visit the TACHS website for registration and testing details.

  • October – TACHS exam registration
  • November – TACHS exam administered (Nov. 8, 2019)
  • January – Acceptance letters are sent out
  • March – New freshman registration
  • April – New freshman orientation

St. Peter’s offers TACHS prep courses for any student interested in attending a Catholic high school. We can help you maximize your score with this highly competitive entrance exam.

2019 Course Dates:
Cost: $350 (Checks payable to St. Peter’s Boys High School)

  • June 3
  • June 10
  • June 17
  • June 24
  • Sept. 16
  • Sept. 23
  • Sept. 30
  • Oct. 7
  • Oct. 21
  • Oct. 28
  • Nov. 4 (Final practice test administered.)

Learn More About St. Peter’s:

Join us on campus and learn how your son can excel with a strong Catholic education during our Open House on Sunday, November 3 from 1 – 4 p.m.

St. Peter’s Boys High School seeks to nurture a mature man who achieves his fullest academic potential, reflects Christian values in his daily life throughout the community, and recognizes his civic responsibilities as a member of the larger world community.

Questions about admissions, Open House or applying to St. Peter’s? Call our main office at (718) 447-1676.


“St. Peter’s sets us up for success in the real world and helps us stay
focused on our faith life. Everything about this school is awesome.
Students love it. Parents love it. We’re all proud to be part of this family.”