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Connelly is the perfect environment for YOU
Connelly offers challenging academic and athletic programs to girls in grades 9-12. Our spiritual and rigorous curriculum helps build confident, compassionate and empowered leaders. Click here to read our Admissions Brochure.
Come visit our garden-filled campus and experience the warm and comfortable Connelly community, where young women build friendships and foundations that last a lifetime. Connelly is where you will grow in faith, wisdom and grace and where you can challenge yourself and be yourself.

Early Decision Deadline -  December 9, 2015
Students wishing to receive a conditional early acceptance before January must apply for Early Decision.
Application items due for Early Decision:
Application, $50 Application Fee, Entrance Exam Registration, Teacher Recommendation, 7th grade report card and first quarter 8th grade grades.
Scholarship Applications and 7th and 8th grade Official Transcripts are due by January 22, 2016.
Provisional acceptance letters will be mailed December 18, 2015. Final acceptances will depend on entrance exam scores, official transcripts, and the interview.

Regular Decision Deadline - January 22, 2016
For more details about the application process, please visit How to Apply page.

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2014 TESTING INFORMATION is available on our Profile 2014-2015 Academic Year



Honors Courses
Advanced Vocal Ensemble, Advanced Handbells, Algebra I, Algebra II/Trigonometry, Biology, Chemistry, English I, English II, English III, English IV, Geometry, Government, Physics, Precalculus, Spanish III, and World History.

AP Courses
Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, Latin Vergil, Spanish Language, Studio Art, and U.S. History.

World Languages offered: Latin, Mandarin Chinese, and Spanish.

Shadowing appointments can be scheduled for prospective students and/or her parents at the family's convenience. Contact the Admissions Department at [email protected].

Connelly graduates include:
The first two female valedictorians of Harvard - Naomi Morita Jaszewski '82 and Susan Doherty '83.
Founder of Women's World Banking - Nancy Barry '67
Executive Officer at the Presidio of Monterey Army Health Clinic; graduate of United States Military Academy 2009 - Captain Elizabeth Lazzari  '05.

Connelly graduates were recently accepted to the following colleges and universities:

Aquinas University Arizona State University Baylor University
Biola University Boston College Boston University
Brandeis University Cal Poly, Pomona Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
CSU, Channel Islands CSU, Chico CSU, Dominguez Hills
CSU, Fullerton CSU, Long Beach CSU, Los Angeles
CSU, Monterey Bay CSU, Northridge CSU, Sacramento
Carnegie Mellon University Chapman University College of the Holy Cross
The College of St. Catherine Concordia University Dartmouth College
DePaul University Dominican University Fairfield University
Fordham University Georgetown University Gonzaga University
Harvard University Haverford College Hawaii Pacific University
Hofstra University Johns Hopkins University Loyola Marymount University
Loyola University, New Orleans Massachusetts Institute of Technology Mt. Holyoke College
Mt. St. Mary's College New York University Northern Arizona University
Norwich University Ottawa University Pepperdine University
Providence College Purdue University Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
St. Johns University St. Louis University St. Mary's College, CA
St. Mary's College, IN St. Michael's College San Diego State University
Santa Clara University Seton Hall University Smith College
Sonoma State University Stanford University Suffolk University
State University of New York Syracuse University Texas Christian University
University of Alabama University of Arizona University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Davis University of California, Irvine University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Merced University of California, Riverside University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Barbara University of California, Santa Cruz University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Dallas University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana University of La Verne
University of Maryland University of Massachusetts Amherst University of Notre Dame
University of Oregon University of the Pacific University of Pennsylvania
University of Portland University of Redlands University of Rochester
University of South Dakota University of South Florida University of Southern California
Washington & Jefferson College Washington State University Washington University
Wesleyan University Westmont College Whittier College

"Even though the journey can be challenging, the rewards, to me, are priceless. I have gained knowledge, self-discovery, incredible friends, love, and countless memories."
Katherine, Class of 2011

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