Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School: Admissions

You Belong at Kelly

Welcome! We are excited that you are interested in Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School as the educational option for your child. As you explore our website and visit our campus you will discover that our school celebrates the diverse and unique gifts of our students while enriching them in mind, body, and soul.

Our Director of Admissions works with future families to answer questions, provide access to our campus life, and help throughout the entire admissions process. We invite you to learn more and apply to be part of the Kelly family.

Partner School Students

Our partner school students are considered to be those currently attending one of the following schools:

  • All Saints Episcopal School

  • St. Anne Catholic School

  • St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica School

  • St. Catherine of Siena Catholic School

  • St. Mary Catholic School

Students from these schools are in constant communication with Kelly High School throughout their 8th-grade year. These students are invited to complete and submit an online Student Application in January.

Non-Partner School Students

Non-partner school students are those NOT currently attending one of our area partner schools. For important events and dates for new students, contact our Director of Admissions and Recruitment, Kennady Porter at (409)-866-2351. These students are required to complete and submit an online Student Application and attend a family interview.

Admissions and Recruitment dates for the school year 2023-2024:


Personal Tour(s)

Tours are available upon request. Please contact Kennady Porter to schedule.

Application Opens for 2023-2024

Thursday, January 20th

High School Placement Tests


Freshman Orientation

Tuesday, August 9th

First Full Class Day for Students

Wednesday, August 10th

8th Grade Partner School Counselor Visits,
(at respective schools)

All Saints: TBD
St. Anne: TBD
St. Anthony: TBD
St. Catherine: TBD
St. Mary: TBD

Advanced Course Placement Tests

Spanish 1: May 3rd & 4th 4:00pm
Algebra 1: May 3rd & 4th 4:00pm