7th Graders

If you are a seventh-grader, or are the parent of a seventh-grader, now is the time to begin exploring your options for high school. Villa Joseph Marie offers a number of opportunities to seventh-grade girls to learn more about what it is like to be a student at Villa. We hope to see you on campus for at least one of these events!


Fall Open House

Sunday, October 2, 2016
1 to 3 p.m.
For the Fall Open House, prospective students and their families are welcomed to take part in student-led tours of the school, watch Fine Arts presentations, and meet with leaders of extracurricular activities.  Faculty and staff are on hand throughout the day to answer any questions you may have. All are welcome!  


7th Grade Practice Test

Saturday, February 25, 2017
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Click here to register online.
All students interested in attending Villa Joseph Marie High School are encouraged to take the 7th Grade Practice Test. While this is certainly not mandatory, it helps many students to become comfortable with the test and gain an understanding of where their strengths and weaknesses lie. It is important to note that the practice test is simply thatpracticeand the results will not be considered if the student applies for admission as an eighth-grader. 

Students who score 90 or above on the 7th Grade Practice Test may be invited to participate in an Early Candidates Program. These students will interview prior to the 8th Grade Entrance/Scholarship Examination and have the opportunity to complete the admissions and acceptance process early.

Please note: All students applying for admission to Villa Joseph Marie High Schoolincluding Early Candidatesmust take the Entrance/Scholarship Examination in the fall of eighth grade to be considered.


7th Grade Essay Contest

Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 4 p.m.
Thursday, March 16, 2017, 6 p.m.
Click here to register online.
Seventh-grade girls are invited to participate in the 7th Grade Essay Contest for a chance to earn a one-year scholarship award. Participants choose from one of two dates, at which a topic is presented to them. They have 45 minutes to compose a well-organized written response to their topic. Essays will be judged by Villa's English Department, and three winners will be selected:

  • 1st Prize: A $2,000 scholarship award
  • 2nd Prize: A $1,000 scholarship award
  • 3rd Prize: A $500 scholarship award

*All winnings must be applied to Villa Joseph Marie High School tuition for the 2018-2019 school year.

To register, parents should contact Laura Lasky, Director of Admissions, at 215-357-8810, ext. 193, or llasky@vjmhs.org.


Rise and Shine Visits

Friday, March 17, 2017
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Monday, April 3, 2017 FULL
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 FULL
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Visit Villa bright and early this spring! Seventh-grade girls and their parents are invited to Rise and Shine—an opportunity for students to experience their first taste of the Villa environment without losing a whole school day to shadow.

  • Our morning visits begin at 8:15 a.m., with breakfast and a presentation in the gym.
  • Students then proceed to two sample classes while parents enjoy some one-on-one time with school administrators. This is a great opportunity to ask questions in an intimate and relaxed setting.
  • Visits end at 10 a.m., allowing students time to return to school without missing too much class time.

To register, parents should contact Laura Lasky, Director of Admissions, at 215-357-8810, ext. 193, or Llasky@vjmhs.org.


Spring Open House

Thursday, April 27, 2017
6 to 8 p.m.
Villa's Spring Open House features a variety of fun and interactive presentations from each of the school's academic departments. This event is a wonderful way to explore what it is like to be a student at Villa Joseph Marie High School. All are welcome!


7th Grade Movie Night

Friday, April 28, 2017
7 to 10 p.m.
Click here to register online.
A fun, relaxing night with future classmates! Seventh-graders gather for a movie, refreshments, music, and laughs.


Admissions Office

Laura Lasky
Director of Admissions
215-357-8810 ext. 193

Bailey Gorman '10
Admissions Associate
215-357-8810 ext. 209

Villa Joseph Marie High School

1180 Holland Road, Holland, PA 18966


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