Admissions

The Admissions Process

STEP 1:  COMPLETE AN INQUIRY FORM
  • Begin the application process by completing an online Inquiry Form.
  • Shortly after, you will be given a username and temporary password so you may access the CSB Admissions Portal and create your own personal password. (Please note, you will not be able to register for Admissions Events until you have received your username and password.)
  • Applicants for Kindergarten must be five years of age by July 15 of the year he will be entering Kindergarten.
 
STEP 2:  SIGN UP FOR A CAMPUS VISIT (REQUIRED)
  • After you login to the CSB Admissions Portal, you will be able to register for a tour on the Checklist on the portal. We request that at least one adult attend a tour because we believe that is the best way to get to know Cathedral School for Boys.
  • If attending a tour will be a hardship for your family, please join us at our Curriculum Night on November 14, from 6-8 pm.
 
STEP 3:  COMPLETE THE APPLICATION
  • You may access an application on the CSB Admissions Portal Checklist
  • Kindergarten Application is due January 15
  • Grades 1-8 Application is due February 15

STEP 4:  SUBMIT ADMISSION DOCUMENTS
  • Please be sure to complete the required forms and send them to your son’s current school. These can also be found on the Checklist on the portal.

STEP 5:  PARENT/GUARDIAN INTERVIEW (REQUIRED)
  • After your son's application is completed, you may schedule your Parent/Guardian Interview on the CSB Admissions Portal. Interview sign-ups will be available after September 7. Interviews will be conducted from October through January.
STEP 6: TESTING & SCHOOL VISITS

KINDERGARTEN SCREENING
Kindergarten screenings will take place in January at Cathedral School for Boys. You may register after September 7.

GRADES 1-4 TESTING & SCHOOL VISIT
For Grades 1-4, once your son's application is submitted and we've received teacher evaluations and official school records, the Admissions Department will contact you to schedule a visit for your son.

GRADES 5-8 TESTING & SCHOOL VISIT
For Grades 5-8, please register your son for ML SSAT. Cathedral will be hosting the test on Saturday, December 8. The ML SSAT is preferred, but we will also accept the ISEE and if neither test is available to you, we will test your son at the school ourselves. Once we have received teacher evaluations and official school records, the Admissions Department will contact you to schedule a visit for your son.
 
STEP 7: ATTEND ADDITIONAL ADMISSIONS EVENTS (OPTIONAL)
Please register for any of our optional events that may be of interest to you so that you can learn more about Cathedral School for Boys.

Curriculum Night:  Wednesday, November 14, 6-8 pm
Equity & Inclusion Evening: Thursday, January 10, 6-8 pm
Evening Receptions at the Head’s House: Wednesday, October 17, 6-8 pm & Tuesday, December 11, 6-8 pm
Final Evening Wrap-Up Reception at the Head’s House: Tuesday, February 5, 6-8pm
 
Optional Events: Applicants may attend a sporting event, play, music recital, or parent education event throughout the school year. Schedules of events are posted online at your son's progress page. Email admissions@cathedralschool.net indicating any event(s) you would like to attend.
 
 
 
  

Cathedral School for Boys


1275 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone 415-771-6600
Fax 415-771-2547
Located in San Francisco, CA, Cathedral School for Boys is an independent elementary school for boys in grades K-8. Our mission is to provide an excellent education through intellectual inquiry and rigor that is centered in the Episcopal tradition and is respectful of and welcoming to people of all religious traditions and beliefs.