Prospective Student Events

Villa Maria offers a variety of events throughout the year so students and their families can learn more and picture themselves as part of the Villa Maria community.

Visiting opportunities for everyone

Registrations for Fall 2022 events will open in early August.

Fall Events

Sunday, October 2

7th and 8th grade students and their parents/guardians are invited to attend Villa Maria’s Open House on Sunday, October 2!

Take a tour of our beautiful campus and have the opportunity to speak with faculty, students, parents, and alumnae. Plus, explore the many programs Villa offers in academics, athletics, and the arts.

Registration for this event will open in early August.

Sunday, October 16 OR Saturday, October 22 

Villa Maria administers the High School Placement Test (HSPT) as our Entrance-Scholarship Exam. 8th grade students may take the exam on one of two dates. There will also be a Parent Q&A session in the Marian Center Auditorium at approximately 9:00 a.m. on both exam dates.

The HSPT is an important indication of future academic success at Villa Maria. For accepted students, the HSPT score will be used by our departments to inform placement.

Please Note: Only those 8th grade students who take the VMAHS Entrance-Scholarship Exam on October 16 or 22 are eligible for an academic scholarship. Results of the exam are mailed in early December.

Registration for this event will open in early August.

Wednesday, September 28 

6th, 7th, and 8th grade students and their parents/guardians are invited to attend this event specifically for students who are currently in public school and looking to come to Villa Maria for high school.

Have the opportunity to meet and hear from a few administrators about the VMAHS admissions process and transition to a private high school from public school. Plus, hear first-hand experiences and ask questions of current students and parents who came from a public school to Villa Maria.

Registration for this event will open in early August.

Tentative Dates: Wednesday, September 21; Wednesday, October 5; Thursday, October 27; Thursday, November 3; Monday, November 7; Thursday, December 15. 

8th grade students are invited to experience “Villa in action!” by having the opportunity to attend classes with current students.

Registration for this event will open in early August.

Spring Events

Saturday, March 25  |  9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

7th grade students are invited to experience the type of entrance exam Villa Maria uses for admission—the High School Placement Test (HSPT)—to see how they may perform on the test in the fall.

In taking the practice exam, students will have the opportunity to become familiar with the testing process as well as learn about their individual strengths and opportunities for growth.

There will also be a Parent Q&A session in the Marian Center Auditorium at approximately 9:00 a.m.

Thursday, April 13  |  7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Learn about the many benefits of a Villa Maria education! During this evening virtual event, 6th & 7th grade students and their parents/guardians will have the opportunity to meet several administrators and current students. A Zoom link will be sent to registrants a few days prior to the event.

Dates TBD

7th grade students are invited to join us on campus to get an “insider” preview of life at Villa Maria! Prospective students will have the opportunity to attend classes with current students.

Wednesday, May 3

7th grade students and their parents/guardians are invited to experience Villa in person! Hear from administrators, faculty, and staff; take a student-guided stroll around our beautiful campus; and learn about Villa Maria’s incredible academic, athletic, spiritual, and social offerings.