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Transfer To Archbishop Ryan

Archbishop Ryan High School Transfer Process

Archbishop Ryan High School welcomes qualified students that are in good standing to apply to transfer to Ryan. In addition to completing the Transfer Application, transfer students must provide a letter of recommendation from a current teacher, an admissions essay, and a release of school records form for review. Archbishop Ryan does not typically admit senior-year transfer students unless they have recently moved to the area or if extenuating circumstances are present. Please contact the Office of Admission with any questions at [215]637.1800 x 221.
The process for transferring is as follows:
Step 1: Visit
To make the most informed decision about your child's future, you should attend one or more of the following:
During your visit to Archbishop Ryan, you'll see how our wonderful school offers a uniquely welcoming experience that's focused on the stellar achievement of every student and how our exceptional faculty inspires our students with a passion for learning. Through the modeling and teaching of Catholic values rooted in the Franciscan tradition, our instructors create a supportive and respectful environment that promotes Christian stewardship.
Step 2: Apply
Trust us, you're making a great choice!
Archbishop Ryan High School reviews every application individually and holistically, looking to admit quality students who are passionate about engaging in our campus community and who bring personal qualities of integrity, perseverance, and leadership. Archbishop Ryan is proud of our rich tradition of academic excellence and preparing our students for a successful future.
Step 3: Supporting Documents
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Now that you've applied, it's important that we get all of the supporting documents as soon as possible. Please submit your most recent report card, standardized test scores, and any curriculum modifications to your applicant portal or to You will also need to submit a letter of recommendation from a current teacher and a one page essay explaining why you'd like to transfer to Ryan. In order to receive any financial assistance (merit or need based) all applicants must complete a FACTS financial aid application as well.
Applicants from an Archdiocesan High School
must notify their current school of their intention to transfer prior to pursuing admission to Archbishop Ryan. A billing statement from FACTS Tuition Management is also required for Archdiocesan transfers.
Step 4: Interview
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Qualified students will be scheduled for an interview with the Vice Principal for Academic Affairs. 
Step 5: We'll be in Touch
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Upon acceptance, the student will receive a letter welcoming him/her to Archbishop Ryan. 
If you have any questions about this process, please contact Daniel Clifton in the Admissions Office.
We're so confident that you'll love Archbishop Ryan Catholic High School that we're offering your family $1,000 to give us a try. We are proud to announce our Tuition Transfer Grant program for the 2019-2020 school year. Students entering into grades 9-11 who transfer from any non-Archdiocesan high school are are eligible to receive this grant. 
The purpose of this grant is to provide parents, who may not be able to afford a Catholic education, with a choice as to where they want to send their children to school. Archbishop Ryan has rigorous academic standards, a strong curriculum, and a committed faculty that ensure our students' success both during their high school years and beyond. Therefore, we want to provide an opportunity for more students to benefit from the phenomenal programs we offer at Archbishop Ryan.
Students must be entering into their Junior, Sophomore, or mid-year Freshman year to be eligible. Students applying for admission with the transfer grant will be held to the same admissions standards as all students. All students must complete a FACTS financial aid application to be considered for this grant. Additional restrictions may apply.