Thank you for your interest in Archbishop Riordan High School!

Application Re-Opened For Fall 2020

While the priority deadline has passed, we are still accepting applications for incoming girls of all grade levels.
Please contact Director of Admissions Danny Curtin at for more information.

Submit an Application Online

Deposit Due Date for Grades 10, 11, and 12: Monday, March 2

Incoming freshmen will be notified of their acceptance decision on Friday, March 20.


Information about the deposit and the interview process will be sent out later.

Boarding and International Students

Applications for incoming international girls and boys are accepted on a rolling basis.


Learning Support Program

For individuals applying for our learning support program, RSP, additional documentation is required. Families must submit a recent (within three years) psycho-educational evaluation that shows a diagnosis of a mild to moderate learning disability, spectrum disorder, NVLD, ADD/ADHD, or any OHI. An interview with the RSP staff is required for all applicants applying to this program. Schedule an RSP interview.

Note that those applying to RSP do not need to complete the Teamwork and Leadership interview described above; prospective RSP students will do their interview with RSP staff. 


Important Dates

Priority Deadline for the 2020-21 School Year
February 21, 2020

Deposit Deadline for Grades 10, 11, 12
March 2, 2020

Freshmen Admission Decisions Sent
March 20, 2020

International Applications
Accepted on a Rolling Basis

Non-Discriminatory Policy as to Students

Archbishop Riordan High School in San Francisco, mindful of its mission to be witness to the love of Christ for all, admits student of any race, color, and national and/or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded to or make available to students at this school. Archbishop Riordan High School does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, and national and/or ethnic origin, age, gender or disability in administration of educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.