St. Cecilia Academy admits young women of any race, religion, or national origin who demonstrate academic and personal potential and a desire to be part of the faith-based mission of the school. Records from previous schools, family interviews, entrance tests and visitations by prospective students are used to evaluate applicants’ probability for success in the St. Cecilia Academy program.

St. Cecilia Academy reserves the rights and protections granted to it in the area of admissions by applicable laws and constitutional provisions in furtherance of its religious objectives.

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Submit online application along with the $60 application fee online here.
Your username and password will grant you access to follow along with your application progress.


Through your admission portal, submit teacher recommendation requests to your daughter's English and Math teachers by submitting their email address. Personal recommendations may be completed by a family friend, school administrator, teacher, or coach. In addition to recommendations, you should use this Transcript Release Form (pdf) to have your school office send your transcript to St. Cecilia Academy.

Step 3: Register and Complete the ISEE

Register for the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) at St. Cecilia Academy's ISEE registration code is 571239. SCA is hosting the ISEE on December 1.

Admissions tip: Register at least TWO weeks before your requested date to insure your spot!

On their website there are additional ISEE dates and locations.

Step 4: Schedule a family Interview

The family interview provides the parents and the applicant an opportunity to meet the principal and director of admissions. Please schedule your 30 minute interview in your application portal.

Step 5: visit St. Cecilia Academy

The admissions team hosts many events throughout the year to learn more about our school. See our admission calendar and save the date for upcoming events. We can't wait to meet you!

4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205
P: 615.298.4525
F: 615.783.0561

St. Cecilia Academy    |    4210 Harding Pike    |    Nashville, TN 37205    |    (615) 298-4525    |
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