Begin the McQuade Honors Application process by completing the McQuade Honors Program Application on the School Admin website.
Complete the application, including submission of 8th-grade teacher recommendation forms, official transcripts,writing sample, and personal essay, by Sunday, January 1, 2024, by 11:59 P.M. Once your application has been reviewed additional forms will be emailed to you.It is highly recommended that applicants take the TACHS Entrance Exam on Friday, November 3, 2023.
Complete a personal interview with the Director of the McQuade Honors Program and the Cardinal Hayes faculty and administration. Applicants will be contacted directly to schedule an interview.
Math Honors (Algebra or Geometry)
Elective (Art or Computer Skills)
AP World History
Math Honors (Geometry or Algebra 2/Trigonometry)
Elective (Health or Art 2)
AP US History
AP English Language & Composition
Math Honors (Pre-Calculus or Algebra 2/Trigonometry)
AP Biology or Anatomy & Physiology
AP Calculus AB
Language (AP Spanish)
AP Classes Offered
AP Literature, AP English Language & Composition, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Calculus AB, AP World History, AP US History, AP Spanish
McQuade College Placements
Cornell University, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, Brown University, Fordham University, New York University, Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, Duke University, University of Notre Dame, Stanford University, Boston University, Boston College, Syracuse University