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ADMISSION FAQS

Application Process

What is the deadline to apply for fall 2015?
The deadline to apply is March 30, 2015.
When will I know of my child’s acceptance to VMCHS?
Acceptance letters are given in March.
Who should complete my student’s recommendation form in the application packet?
The application packet includes 3 recommendation forms that need to be filled out by the Principal, English teacher and Math teacher.
What exam is required for admission to VMCHS? How are the results used?
All applicants take the High School Placement Exam (HSPT). The results are used to determine what classes the applicant will take during their freshmen year. If the applicant has low scores, they may be advised or required to take summer school.
How should my child prepare for the test?
No preparation is necessary for the Placement Exam. The exam is used to measure their current knowledge of English (Grammar and reading) and Math.
How does my child qualify to be enrolled in advanced classes as an incoming freshman?
Based on the results from the placement exam, applicants can be placed in advanced classes as freshmen.

Getting to Know Vincent Memorial

What is your student to teacher ratio?
Our student-teacher ratio is 16:1
Average class size?
Average class size is 22 per class.
How many honors and Advanced Placement classes do you offer?
We offer 8 Advanced Placement Courses and 3 Honors Courses:
  • AP English
  • AP Spanish Literature
  • AP Psychology
  • AP US History
  • AP World History
  • AP Economics
  • AP Calculus
  • AP Government
  • AP Chemistry
  • Honors Algebra
  • Honors Geometry
  • Honors English
Do you offer academic or athletic scholarships?
We do not offer academic or athletic scholarships. A financial assistance program is available to families that qualify.
How do I obtain a financial aid packet and what is the process?
Financial Aid Packets are requested in the office in February. The packets are due in March and responses will be given in April.
I have a question about admissions. Who should I contact?
If you have any questions regarding admissions, please contact Monica Bustamante at futurescots@vmchs.com or call the office at (760) 357-3461 for more information.