Entrance Exams

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All students entering the 7th and 9th grades are required to take the CBA entrance exam as part of our application process.

  • Pre-registrations are accepted at Open House or by phone
  • Walk-in registrants are highly encouraged
  • $20.00 fee to take the exam
  • Entrance exams are typically given on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of November; Students may choose either Saturday to take the exam (there is no advantage of one day over the other) and students may not take both exams
  • The exam begins at 8:00 a.m. and no supplies are required — we provide pencils, scrap paper and snacks
  • Use of calculators is not permitted
  • Breaks are given between testing sections

The CBA entrance exam is a standardized test that covers the areas of mathematics, English and reading comprehension. There is also an essay required on a topic of our choosing, which allows us to obtain a sample of a student’s writing capabilities. The exams are scored by a testing company and are used as a component in the admissions application process.

Thank you for your interest in Christian Brothers Academy!

Admissions Director
Mrs. Holly Dowd
hdowd@cbasyracuse.org
315-446-5960 X1231

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Important Dates 2016-17

Oct. 30-Annual Open House (1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.)

Nov. 5 or 19-Entrance Exams For Grades 7 & 9 (8:00 a.m.)

Dec. 2-Application Deadline For New Students

Jan. 5-Letters Of Decision Mailed

Jan. 16-Accepted Student Reception For Seventh Graders (7:00 p.m.)

Feb. & March-Brother For A Day Shadowing (TBD)

March 15-New Student Registration Deadline