Our Lady of Lourdes

HIGH SCHOOL, Poughkeepsie, NY

Applying to Lourdes

2020 TACHS Test for 2021 Catholic High School Admissions​
This short video describes how today’s 8th-grade students can register for the 2020 Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS), and announces the extended time registration date (October 9, 2020) and test administration dates by borough.

8th Grade Students

To apply to Our Lady of Lourdes High School, all 8th-grade students are required to take the Test for Admission into Catholic High Schools (TACHS Exam)  which will be administered on Friday, November 6, 2020. Registration for the exam is available from August 24 through October 23, 2020, at  https://www.tachsinfo.com/howtoregister.aspx.

Click here for Important Information on the TACHS Timeline.
Click here for Important Information on the TACHS Timeline (Spanish version).

October 30 – November 5, you will be emailed your test session, date, time, and code.

November 5 is the deadline for entering your high school choices.  Our school code is ADNY330.

Admission is based on a review of the following:

  • TACHS Exam Results
  • Review of 7th and 8th Grade Transcripts

    Catholic School families will have transcripts automatically sent by their school.  All other private and public school students need to submit an Applicant Record to their guidance departments and have records transferred to us by
    December 16, 2020.

  • Attendance and Discipline Records
  • Admission notices will be sent home in January.

Transfer Students:

  • Application for Entrance
  • Official transcript from the current school
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Latest report card
  • Upon review of the transcripts, an interview will be scheduled with the Principal.  No admission test is required.


Admissions Contact

Mrs. Kathleen Powers
(845) 463-0400 ext. 1009