Education is not the preparation for life. 

Education is life itself.

~ John Dewey

The Texas Panhandle's only private college preparatory school for students in grades 6 through 12




The Application Process


1. Contact Us

3. Apply

4. Shadow and Interview

  • Schedule a day for your child to spend at Ascension. Attending a shadow day will allow your child to be the guest of an Ascension Ambassador. Visiting students will meet teachers, attend classes with potential classmates, have lunch, and experience the uniqueness of an Ascension Academy education.

  • Interview with the Director of Admission. This can be done the same day that your child visits for a shadow day.

5. Test

  • Register for group admission testing. Test dates for 2020-21 enrollment are:

    • January 25, 2020

    • February 8, 2020

    • February 29, 2020

    • March 7, 2020

    • March 28, 2020

  • Test dates may be added as necessary through March.

  • Summer or mid-year applicants, contact the admission director for individual or small group test dates.

Admission Test Registration

  • The application fee of $100 is due on or before test day.  

  • Bring all required paperwork not previously submitted.

6. Notification

  • Each completed application is submitted to the Admission Committee for review and decisions are communicated through the admission office.

Please contact for more information:

Ms. Katy Engler
Director of Admission & Financial Aid
Phone: 806.382.1200

Ascension Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin or gender in providing education or providing access to benefits of educational services, activities and programs, including career and technology programs, in accordance with TITLE VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; TITLE IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; and TITLE II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Founded in 2000, Ascension Academy is Amarillo's only college preparatory school providing an education in a challenging, faith-affirming environment to maximize
the potential of every student. 

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Get in Touch

(806) 342 - 0515

9301 Ascension Parkway

Amarillo, Texas 79119

Mailing Address:

PO Box 50729

Amarillo, Texas 79159-0729