Welcome to Pope Francis Preparatory School

We’re glad you’ve decided to learn more about our community and what makes PFPS a great place to learn! If you are a parent or you know of a relative, neighbor or friend who would be interested in attending Pope Francis, we hope you will find the information provided useful.

We understand that the search for your child’s next school is an important one, and we are honored to share the extraordinary benefits of a Pope Francis Preparatory School education.

To assist you in finalizing your child’s next school decision, we have provided some helpful information below regarding the admissions process at Pope Francis Prep.

The Admissions Process includes completing our online student application which includes a $75 application fee, essay on why the student wants to attend Pope Francis Preparatory School, taking the Placement Test, a personal interview, and submitting a signed Information Release Form.

 Another Open House for prospective students and their families will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2019. Online registration will open on February 1.

The Placement Test for prospective ninth grade students who are interested in attending Pope Francis Preparatory School in September 2019 will take place on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. at PFPS, 99 Wendover Road, Springfield, MA. Decisions of acceptance are made based on the student’s overall middle school record (grades and conduct), standardized test scores, the results of the High School Placement Test (HSPT), and personal interview. Registration for the Placement Test is included in the application for admission.

Shadow Days may be scheduled for a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday through May 16, 2019. A Visitor/Shadow form must be completed and submitted to the Admissions Office at least one week prior to the visit. The form is available for download on the Admissions page of our website at www.popefrancisprep.org. Students are not allowed to shadow without first making arrangements with the Admissions Office. As always, visitors must be in proper dress and must adhere to all Pope Francis Preparatory School rules and regulations. Please see instructions on the Shadow Form.

If you have any questions regarding Pope Francis Preparatory School, please call me at 833-999-POPE (7673), ext. 1132 or email me at arivers@popefrancisprep.org.

Ann Rivers



Ann Rivers
Director of Admissions