two Leo students working together using a laptop

Kevin McNair
Director of Admissions/Recruiting
773-224-9600 ext. 207

Admissions Process

Elementary School Students and Incoming 8th Graders 

The process to become a Leo Man begins with learning about Leo: Sign up for more information (like to form), attend an open house or schedule your shadow day (link to Kevin’s email). Learn about Leo’s almost 100 years of educating young men. 

Open houses happen each month and can be found on our school calendar (link to calendar). For 22-23, the following dates and times are scheduled for open houses:

All incoming freshman are required to take the Placement Exam.The first exam is usually the first Saturday in December.  Registration for the entrance exam opens in November each year. 

Acceptances are mailed in early January and your journey begins! 

To make an appointment to talk to someone, or to attend a Shadow Day, please contact Director of Admissions, Kevin McNair (link to email) or call him  at 773-224-9600.

Shadow Days are available throughout the school year, every day that school is in session. Seventh and eighth-graders are welcome to shadow a Leo student and experience classroom activities and student-teacher interaction.

Transfer Students

Students interested in transferring to Leo Catholic High School should contact our school’s Admissions Office at 773-224-9600 or email our Admission Director (link to Kevin McNair). Transfer admission is based on grades and discipline reports from previous school(s). A prospective student and his parent(s) will be interviewed before admission is granted.