cross-graphicWhen you choose Padua Franciscan High School, you’re joining students who are committed to learning, growing and discovering their full potential so they can make a real difference in the world. Padua helps you prepare for college, for a great career … for LIFE! books Based on the teachings of Saint Francis of Assisi, who believed that kindness, generosity, friendship and respect for all living beings lie at the heart of all learning, Padua helps you grow spiritually, intellectually, socially, physically, culturally and emotionally.

Padua is looking for students who are:


  • Enthusiastic about learning
  • Eager to make new friends
  • Open to new ideas
  • Goal-oriented
  • Committed to excellence

Learn More About Padua

View Book CoverThe Padua Admissions View Book contains information about our mission, Franciscan spirituality, academics, MedTrack, fine arts, athletics, student life, admissions checklist, tuition assistance, scholarships, and transportation. Request information or view our Padua View Book.

Visit Padua


shadowingExperience a day in the life of a Padua student. We offer Shadowing opportunities to visit with a Padua student for a day.

Important Dates

datesWe also offer a full-scale Open House in the Fall, plus Information Nights which provide small group settings for you to talk with coaches, administrators, faculty members, and activity moderators to help you make the right high school decision.  Details can be found on the Important Dates page. Click here to view our Admissions Checklist.

Admission Details

diplomaYou can review our admission policy/procedure as well as obtain information regarding tuition/financial aid and scholarships/awards.  For more information regarding academic offerings or special student services, visit our Guidance page.

Placement Tests

a+-paperPadua offers three placement tests per year.  Details are available on the  Placement Test Registration Page. Note that pre-registration is required.

Association of Catholic Admissions Directors (ACAD)

acadInformation about open houses, testing dates and high school nights.  To learn more information about all area Catholic High Schools, click here