4630 N. Rome Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33603 | p. 813-870-0860 | f. 813-877-9136


Welcome to the Tampa Catholic Office of Admission!

We are excited that your son or daughter is considering being a part our school family. The application process is the first step into TC’s tradition of Faith, Excellence, and Family. 

Today, approximately 780 students are enrolled at Tampa Catholic, representing all of the cultural and socioeconomic diversity that gives Tampa its character. Our rich academic tradition and focus on inspiring faith filled, well-rounded citizens has made Tampa Catholic one of the best high schools in Tampa.

We hope to share our knowledge and understanding of Tampa Catholic’s mission, academic successes, school standards and our expectations for members of our school community. Our goal is to manage the entire admission process in a friendly and efficient manner and promise to treat your application with care and dignity.

From application to enrollment, our Admission Team looks forward to engaging, educating and guiding your family through this significant time of transition into high school and the admissions process.

Please do not hesitate to call us if you have any questions. We look forward to welcoming you to our campus and getting to know your family. 

See the information below about our shadowing program - Crusader for a day and the Open House.  There’s never been a more exciting time to be a Crusader!

Prospective 9th Grade Students - APPLY NOW!

Class of 2022! Please use the link  Admissions Process to help you navigate the online application process.

Entrance Exam -  HSPT Admission Test Date -  Dec. 2nd. Sign-up for the HSPT test is part of the on-line Application form (apply now). Students needing extended time for testing must provide a copy of a current support plan/IEP/504 prior to test date.

This HSPT admissions test may only be taken once. HSPT scores may be shared with other schools using the same test at parent request.

Pope Francis Merit Scholarship Award -The Tampa Catholic High School Pope Francis Merit Scholar Award is designed to attract and retain students whose scores on the High School Placement Test (HSPT) are in the top 1-2% nationwide and who demonstrate exceptional scholastic ability.  Additional information on the Admissions Process Page.

Transfer Students (Grade 10, 11, 12)

Semester 2 transfer applications are available now for admission in January 2018. Please use the link Admissions Process to help you navigate the online application process. Email Mrs. Copestick or Mrs. Singletary  or call the Admission office at 813-870-0860 if you have any questions or concerns.

Crusader For A Day (Shadow Program)........ 

8th grade students had the opportunity to become a Tampa Catholic High School student. Lead by a team of Student Ambassadors, prospective students participate in academic activities, learn about extracurricular opportunities, Crusader athletics and enjoy a lunch provided by TC.

This program is a valuable instrument to help students identify important questions that arise when making their high school selection. This program also serves to encourage students to excel during their eighth grade year as it plays a significant role in their high school course selections. 



Our Open House......

Tampa Catholic administrators, teachers and staff welcomed over 600 people to an evening of excellence as you view our beautiful campus and hear about our academic programs, athletic teams, clubs and activities.  

If you missed this event, please call the admissions office to schedule a tour.

 November 9, 2017 


Tuition Information (2017-18)

View complete information on Tuition / Finance.  2018-19 updates available mid November.

Accepting Admission/Registration

Congratulations!  Students taking the November 4th or December 2nd HSPT test will receive admissions status in Mid-February.  Transfer students are on a rolling committee review/admission status.

When an applicant receives an acceptance letter to Tampa Catholic High School, he or she will also receive instructions for online enrollment/registration, as well as tuition and financial aid information. Visit I've Been Accepted for more information.


Sherry Copestick
Director of Admission
813.870.0860 ext. 232

Maggie Singletary 
Admission Specialist
813.870.0860 ext. 121

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