Frequently Asked Questions
How am I going to find a school to attend next year?
Your parents/guardians have been given information on other Catholic schools that are close to your current school. One of our other Catholic schools would love for you to join them. If you want to go to another Catholic school next year, there will be room for you in another Catholic school.
If you want to find out more information about a school, like how far it is from your current school you can visit our schools page.
What is going to happen to my teachers?
We are making every effort to ensure that your teachers who want to continue teaching at Catholic schools will have an opportunity to apply for positions with our other schools. You may see some of your teachers at your new school, or some may teach in the public school system.
Can I wear the uniform from my current school to my new school?
You will follow the rules and policies of your new school, just as you did at the school you are attending this year (the including dress code).
The Cardinal Gibbons School
Will every high school throughout the Archdiocese of Baltimore be accepting Cardinal Gibbons students?
The Archdiocese has invited every Catholic boys and co-educational high school in the Baltimore area to attend a meeting for students of Cardinal Gibbons and their parents on Monday, March 15 at 7 p.m. Representatives of several Catholic high schools will be present to answer questions from you and your parent about registration for the 2010-11 academic year.
How can I apply to a receiving school?
Because of limited seat availability in some schools, an application process will be carried out to make certain that no one school is impacted more than another while also placing you in schools where you will have the greatest chance of success. This application process applies to all students currently attending The Cardinal Gibbons School from the 8th thru the 11th grade, as well as students from outside Cardinal Gibbons who have applied, been accepted to Cardinal Gibbons as 9th graders for next year, and have registered as of the March 3rd deadline. Applications will be distributed at the March 8 parent meeting and will be available at The Cardinal Gibbons School.
How many schools should I apply to?
Students are expected to indicate their top three prioritized choices and return the completed Application Form to the Cardinal Gibbons school office by Monday, March 29.
Where can I find information on other area high schools where I can attend next year?
Representatives from area high schools will be present at a school fair to be held at Cardinal Gibbons on Monday, March 15.
Are there any requirements that must be met before I can be accepted by another Catholic school for the 2010-2011 school year?
Acceptances offered by schools to Cardinal Gibbons students are contingent upon successful completion of the current grade as well as the full payment of all outstanding tuition/fees at Cardinal Gibbons.
When will decisions be made by receiving schools?
All acceptance letters will be mailed out by April 13, 2010.
Will I be in the same academic program that I currently pursue at Cardinal Gibbons?
While efforts will be made by receiving schools to place you in desired and appropriate courses, differences in curricula and academic programs will also require some flexibility when selecting classes.
If I am a rising senior, will I receive a Cardinal Gibbons diploma next year?
You will receive a diploma from your new school.