Applying to Cardinal Newman Academy

Admissions Procedure

We are accepting applications for 9th and 10th grades for the 2018-19 school year.

Applicants should complete and return the application and supporting documents listed below and register for a prospective students​’ shadow day.  Once your application has been received, the Admissions team will contact you to schedule an interview for the student and at least one parent. The application deadline is February 2, 2018, but admissions decisions may be made on a rolling basis as early as December 2017.

To apply, please download and submit the following application documents:

  1. Application for Admission
  2. Application Checklist
  3. Transcript Release
  4. Teacher Recommendation Form (CNA uses the form common to other independent schools)


These documents can either be emailed or mailed to the following addresses:

Cardinal Newman Academy

P.O. Box 18096
Richmond, VA 23226

Once your child has completed their application, they will be invited to a personal interview and the applicant and his or her parents/guardians will be invited to a tour of our facility. This will enable the student to learn more about Cardinal Newman Academy, and vice-versa.

Application decisions will be made on a rolling basis.

For additional questions, please see our FAQs

Cardinal Newman Academy
EIN 47-1875674
Schedule B, Section II, 1

Cardinal Newman Academy – Non-Discrimination Policy

The Academy will admit students of any race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the Academy. It will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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Henrico, VA 23229

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P.O. Box 18096
Richmond, VA 23226

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