Admission Events

Mount St. Mary Academy offers many special events throughout the year for interested students. Attending an admissions event at MSM is a great way to learn about the school while also meeting some of your future classmates! For questions or information on admissions and/or events, please contact Elizabeth Suchan ’07, Admissions Coordinator at (716) 877-1358 ext. 413 or

Upcoming events


2019 Practice Exam

9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 30, 2019

Registration deadline: Friday, March 29, 2019. Click here for the registration form.

Cost: $20 per student

The Catholic High School Practice Entrance Exam gives students the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the High School Placement Exam they will take in November, 2019. This Practice Exam will be given under the same circumstances as the actual test in the fall.This Practice Exam is open to girls currently in seventh grade. We are introducing the use of the electronic exam, which allows for instantaneous scoring. The exam will be administered on desktop and laptops with a hard copy of the exam questions provided to the students for reading.


Shadow & Tour MSM

Eighth graders are invited to see what life is like at Mount St. Mary Academy by spending a Shadow Day with us. We’ll match you with a “Mountie Ambassador” who will be your guide for the day. You’ll meet our students and teachers, experience classes, and be treated to a delicious lunch. Contact our Admissions Office to request a shadow date, and we’ll give you all the details. (7th graders are invited for a Shadow Day in the spring.)


Did you miss our Entrance Exam? Contact Elizabeth Suchan, Coordinator of Admissions, at (716) 877-1358, ext. 413 or, to arrange an alternate testing date or for further information about upcoming events.


Past events

Open House 2018

Noon – 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30 and 6 – 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2018

This event is a wonderful opportunity for students and their parents to experience the academic, spiritual and co-curricular programs at our school. Student-led tours will be given, and all faculty, administrators and coaches will be present to meet and talk to our visitors.


2018 Preparation Course

Sept. 18 – Oct. 18, 2018
registration deadline 9/17/2018

The preparation course offered by Mount St. Mary Academy is designed to delve deeper into the format of the exam and allow for your daughter to become familiarized with the testing format, in the hopes of decreasing day-of test anxiety. The course sessions will also focus on Math and ELA subject areas, and work to identify where students need further help. Registration Form.


Meet the Mount Night

6:30 – 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, 2018

Middle school students came to MSM to enjoy a superhero-themed frenzy of fun! they traveled from classroom to classroom for activities, games and so much more.

This event was free for 5th through 8th grade girls.

Click here the view the flyer and registration form.

Catholic High Schools Entrance Exam at MSM

8:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018

Register for the WNY Catholic High Schools Entrance Exam with Mount St. Mary Academy as your daughter’s first choice high school to take the exam at MSM. The exam will begin at exactly 8:30 a.m., so please plan to arrive early.

This test is only for incoming freshmen. Students interested in transferring to MSM should contact Elizabeth Suchan, Coordinator of Admissions, at (716) 877-1358, ext. 413 or for more information.

Click here for an application.
Click here to download our viewbook.