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Application Process

We are excited you want to be a part of the Roger Bacon family! Check out the steps below on how to become a Spartan:

1 Register for your SpartanLink Account

SpartanLink is our parent and student designed portal that will follow you all four years at Roger Bacon. Your SpartanLink account allows you to:

  • Review Available Shadow Dates
  • Complete applications
  • Communicate with the Admissions Office
  • Review the status of applications
  • View upcoming admission and school related events
  • Register to Be a Spartan!

Once you complete the SpartanLink Registration Form you will be emailed a username and instructions on how to login within one business day.

Create a SpartanLink Account

2 The High School Placement Test

All 8th-Grade students who plan to apply to Roger Bacon must take the High School Placement Test. This year's test is Saturday, November 19th, 2022. The HSPT is given at all area Catholic High Schools, and scores may be shared with up to 3 schools. A centralized registration portal will be available later this summer.

You may register online by clicking HERE

3 Application for Admission

Once you create your SpartanLink account, you can choose between the General Admission or the Freshman Honors Program Application. In order to complete the application, a Release of Records Form and two teacher recommendations must be submitted.

Release of Records:

  1. Catholic elementary school applicants should use the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Release of Records Authorization. This form will be given at your son our daughter's school and is due to them on November 1.
  2. Non-Catholic elementary school applicants should use the Roger Bacon Release of Records Form. This is available for download in your SpartanLink account.

Teacher Recommendation Forms:

  1. All applicants should enter the email addresses of two teachers (7th/8th grade math and 7th/8th grade language arts or social studies) in the Recommendation link on SpartanLink. Digital recommendation forms will be sent to the teachers you choose.

The Admissions Committee carefully reviews each applicant in choosing the best candidates for our school. Applications are due on Monday, November 21.

In addition, each student will be given a prompt to upload a personal statement. This year’s prompt for ninth grade admissions is:

As a Franciscan school, Roger Bacon High School’s motto is “In Holiness and Learning” because we are committed to developing the soul, mind, and heart of all students. In what ways do you hope to grow as a person in your faith and academics during high school? How will you use your gifts to make Roger Bacon a better place?


4 Notifications and Registration

Notifications of acceptance, scholarships and financial aid will be emailed and sent by USPS mail on January 12 at 5:00 pm. Priority registration begins on January 23, 2023 and is due February 1, 2022. Registration will be $300 for the 2023-2024 school year. If you would like, please visit the Business Office section to use the Financial Calculator, which will help you determine your costs.