Mitty High School Application Essay

Archbishop Mitty students are recognized by outstanding academic achievement, a willingness to share their talents with others, and a commitment to improving our global community.

Prospective Students

A freshman class of approximately 440 and a transfer class of approximately 15-20 are admitted each year.

Visit Campus

Visit our beautiful 26 acre Silicon Valley campus online and in person.

Admissions Events

Join us for one of our many admissions events to find out more about Archbishop Mitty High School

High School Placement Test

All freshman applicants are required to take the High School Placement Test on one of two Saturdays in January.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Archbishop Mitty offers need-based financial assistance to its students and their families.

Academic Overview

Archbishop Mitty High School offers a wide array of college preparatory, honors and Advanced Placement courses coupled with the most expansive co-curricular program imaginable.

Prospective Students Online Admission Inquiry

Want to know more about Archbishop Mitty High School? Complete our online inquiry form to receive admissions information in your mailbox and in your inbox.

Hey 8th Graders, Plan to Visit Mitty

The Visit Mitty Program is available from September to December to current 8th graders interested in spending a day at Archbishop Mitty High School. Registration is online.

Attention 7th Graders!

Are you interested in Archbishop Mitty High School but unsure where to start?  Click here for information on how to begin the road to Mitty.

Transfer Applicants

The transfer application will open in January 2018.  Transfer admission notification for the 2018-2019 school year will begin in April 2018.

General information regarding Archbishop Mitty High School and the admissions process is available by contacting the Admissions Office at

Archbishop Mitty High School
Admissions Office
5000 Mitty Avenue
San Jose, CA 95129-1897
(408) 342-4300 phone
(408) 342-4308 fax
Contact online

Admissions Policy

Archbishop Mitty High School admits students of any race, color, or ethnic origin, and from any geographic region, and extends all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded to or made available for students at the school. Archbishop Mitty does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship or loan programs, or in other school-administered programs.

Admissions Criteria

Archbishop Mitty High School is a Catholic college preparatory and preference is given to Catholic applicants. Admission to Archbishop Mitty High School is comprehensive; in particular, the Admissions Committee considers the following criteria when making admissions decisions:

  • 7th and 8th grade grades (No marks lower than C; a grade point average of 3.0 or higher is also strongly recommended)
  • Standardized testing scores from junior high and the High School Placement Test
  • Teacher recommendations
  • Student-reported activities and special talents

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