Admission

Visit with Us

BC High is a vibrant, active campus with countless opportunities for prospective families to experience what it means to be a part of a loving community. 
The best way to learn more about BC High is to meet with us in person. We host a number of events both on and off campus for you to talk with community members, who are eager to share their personal experiences. For many of these offerings, you can register online using your Ravenna account.

On Campus Events

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  • Eagle for a Day Program (mid-October - mid-March)

    Eagle for a Day program offers you the opportunity to experience a day in the life of a BC High student. You will be hosted by a current student as you attend their classes, meet their teachers and enjoy lunch in the student cafeteria. Prospective high school students will spend the entire day, while the visit for Arrupe students will conclude at 11:15 a.m. This program is offered from October 2017 through March 2018. 

    To register, please sign into your Ravenna account and go into the BC High application pages. The second step, “Visit the Campus,” has a link that includes all of our events, including available dates for Eagle for a Day. If you have any questions after you have scheduled your visit, please call the Office of Admission at 617-474-5010.


    Click here to register online using your Ravenna account
  • Information Nights (October - December)

    Information Nights are held several times during the year for both the Arrupe Division and High School. These interactive events generally have smaller audiences and provide a more focused perspective of BC High. Faculty and current students will share their experiences as you gain further insight into the BC High experience. Each program begins at 6:00 p.m. and should conclude by 8 p.m. Information Night dates include:

    Arrupe Division
    • Thursday, October 12, 2017
    • Tuesday, November 28, 2017
    High School
    • Wednesday, November 8, 2017
    • Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Click here to register using your Ravenna account.
  • Coffee Conversations (on entrance exam mornings)

    Will your son be taking an exam here at BC High on December 2 or January 6? If so, please join us for conversations starting at 8:30 a.m. Current parents and an admission counselor will answer questions and share their BC High experiences over coffee and pastries in a relaxed setting. This is a great opportunity to ask your specific questions and hear different perpsectives about the BC High experience. Tours will also be offered. 
  • Campus Tours (ongoing)

    Taking a personalized tour is the best way for you to see the campus and address your individual questions. You will see classrooms, our Hyde Center for Global Education, our fine arts facilities, athletic complex, and more. Tours are offered weekdays by appointment only. We will work to accommodate your schedule, so please contact the office directly by emailing admission@bchigh.edu or call 617-474-5010 to find a convenient time.
  • Interviews (Optional)

    Interviews are not required for admission, however we do understand it may be important in your search process to meet with one of our admission counselors. Interviews are offered weekdays by appointment only. We will work to accommodate your schedule, so please contact the office directly to find a convenient time.
  • Middle & High School Admissions Fair (September 10, 2017)

    BC High hosts a middle and high school admission fair for any students and families who are looking for private school enrollment options. Admission representatives from nearly 50 schools are present to share more about their offerings. Types of schools range from religious, independent, single gender, and co-ed to boarding, day, large, and small schools 

    This is typically held on the second Sunday in September. This year's event was on Sunday, September 10, from noon to 2 p.m. 

  • Open House (October 22, 2017)

    Open House is our largest event and includes current students, alumni, faculty, staff, athletic coaches and current parents who are eager to share their BC High story with you. For those who are looking for the most expansive opportunity to learn about BC High, this is the event you want to attend. You will be able to tour our campus, learn about our academic programs, and the many co-curricular opportunities available. Applying for admission and financial aid will also be addressed during our Open House. Registration is required prior to this event.

    Click here to register using your Ravenna account.

Off Campus Visits

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  • School Fairs (September - November)

    School Fairs are scheduled in the fall and typically are held on the campus of middle or secondary schools. These events, which are generally open to the public, provide prospective parents and students the opportunity to be introduced to a variety of schools. During these events you will have the opportunity speak individually with representatives of the Office of Admission to learn more about BC High. Pre-registration is generally not required for these events.
  • Community Information Sessions (October - December)

    Community Information Sessions provide you with an opportunity to speak with our faculty, staff, and alumni, along with current BC High students and parents in a relaxed setting. These evenings offer a deeper level of conversation about the application process, our academic programs, the BC High community, and also provide unique insights into the lives of our students and their experiences at BC High. Your family is welcome to attend any location.

    Fall 2017 offerings include:
    October
    • 16: Jake's Seafood Restaurant in Hull @ 6:30 p.m.
    • 25: Brockton Boys and Girls Club in Brockton @ 6 p.m.

    November 
    • 1: Intercontinental Hotel on the Boston Waterfront @ 6 p.m.
    • 6: Current Family Home in Milton @ 6:30 p.m.
    • 9: Marshfield Country Club in Marshfield @ 7 p.m.
    • 12: Current Family Home in Winchester @ 3 p.m.
    • 14: West on Centre in West Roxbury @ 6:30 pm.
    • 16: Current Family Home in Concord @ 6:30 p.m.
    • 30: Current Family Home in Arlington @ 6:30 p.m.
    Other locations will be added once confirmed.

    Click here to register using your Ravenna account.
  • School Visits (September - December)

    BC High Admissions staff visits a variety of schools each fall to meet with students. This is a great opportunity to ask individual questions and learn more about gaining admission to BC High. Check with your placement counselor or principal for specific dates.