Admissions at The Rock

Students attend Rockhurst from throughout the Kansas City area and beyond, because a Jesuit education offers more than an excellent college preparatory curriculum. No matter which school or part of town they come from, graduates leave Rockhurst as academically competent, open to growth, loving and aware of God in their lives and the world. It all starts with the admission process! 

Interested in Rockhurst?

For incoming students, the admissions process can start as early as fifth grade. If you or your student are just beginning the high school search, please click the below to fill out an inquiry form which will connect you to all things RHS admissions. Be sure to check out our upcoming admissions events below!

The application process begins in the fall of their 8th grade year. The application, including a parent’s letter of recommendation, is due in mid-December. Each applicant must take the High School Placement Test (HSPT), given in December and January. The middle school transcript and school recommendation form from the applicant’s current school are due in mid-January.

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    Director of Admissions
    (816) 363-2036 Ext 559
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    BETH "Beth" JEROME 

    Assistant Director of Admissions
    (816) 363-2036 Ext 557
2022/2023 Admissions Events

8th Grade Shadow Days
A chance to walk the Rock! Visit campus for a day of classes.
Sign up to Shadow!

Early Application Deadline
Friday December 16, 2022

Class of 2027
High School Placement Test (HSPT)

Saturday, January 14, 2023
8:00 AM
Register here!

Save the Date:
Class of 2027 Registration Nights

Monday March 20th, 2023
Tuesday March 21st, 2023
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Kansas City’s Jesuit High School

Rockhurst draws an ethnically and socio-economically diverse student body

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  • The student body comes from 95 area zip codes

  • 53% of the students live in Missouri and 47% live in Kansas

  • The student body represents more than 115 area elementary and junior high schools

  • The current freshman class entered from 29 private and 29 public middle schools

  • 21% of the student body are self-identified students of minority racial backgrounds