The Office of Admissions invites you to learn more about Bishop Snyder High School by visiting our beautiful Jacksonville campus. Discover our college-preparatory academics, faith-filled environment, athletic opportunities and the extracurricular activities offered at Snyder. Admission is open to high school students of all faiths.

Admission Events

Snyder 101Thursday, November 7th, 2019. This event begins at 9:00 AM and ends at noon. Snyder 101 provides parents and guardians an opportunity to experience Snyder during a typical school day. We meet in the Tierney Media Center then visit classrooms, meet administrators, listen to the drumline, and enjoy visits with the Directors of Campus Ministry, Guidance, and Athletics. If you can’t join us for Snyder 101, you are welcome to arrange a private tour.

Open House will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2020 immediately following the High School Placement Test. Open House begins at 12 p.m.  and ends at 2 p.m. Open House is designed to give you the information you seek about high school options. Sessions featuring our Principal, Dean of Academics, Athletic Director, School Counselors and Campus Minister will be conducted in addition to tours and the chance to meet coaches and current students. Join us!

The High School Placement Test (HSPT) will be administered on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. Students must be registered by 8:15 a.m. to be admitted to testing. Registration will open in December 2019. All members of the Class of 2024 must take the HSPT. If this date does not work for your family or student, make-up tests will be administered as needed.

Shadow Days – Eighth-grade students of area Catholic grade schools visit Snyder each fall as a class field trip. Students from other schools are invited to join us to become a Cardinal for a Day. Families of students who wish to shadow must make advance arrangements with the Admissions Office.

Parents are always welcome to tour Bishop Snyder High School.To set up a personal tour or schedule a Cardinal for a Day student visit, call Shelley Gudzak at 904-908-8978 or email her.

Admission Policy

Bishop John J. Snyder High School admits students regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin. Each student has all the rights, privileges, programs, and accessibility to activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Bishop John J. Snyder High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

All parents of new students seeking admission to Bishop Snyder High School for the upcoming school year should call Shelley Gudzak in the Office of Admissions at (904) 908-8978 or visit our inquiry link to complete a brief questionnaire about your student.

Our school profile is updated each September. Check back with us then!

The Class of 2019 was photographed at graduation practice with many wearing the shirts of the “next step”! We are proud of these graduates who were accepted to nearly 70 national colleges and universities and earned over $4.4 million in scholarship funding.