Enrollment Process & Events

9 Steps to Enrollment

Bishop Chatard High School offers many opportunities to visit the school, talk with teachers, administrators and students, and experience life as a Bishop Chatard Trojan. We invite you to learn more about our North Deanery high school and the opportunities that await you. Our enrollment staff is available to answer any questions you have.

Student Shadowing Days

Shadowing at Bishop Chatard allows 8th grade students to participate in a regular school day and get a glimpse of what their own high school experience could be. All eighth-grade students are encouraged to shadow. Being a Trojan for a Day provides the student an insight as to why our students become Trojans for Life!

When: Beginning in the Fall of the 8th Grade Year
Details and Shadow Day Signup


Wednesday Walk-Thrus

Parents are invited to attend one of these Wednesday sessions, which include a brief administrator presentation, a tour of the school while it is in session, and the opportunity to ask questions.

When: 2019/20 sessions will be held on September 18, October 23, November 20, December 4, January 22 and February 5.
Wednesday Walk-thrus details and signup


Information Sessions

6th, 7th,and 8th grade families are invited to join us in the Fall for a Bishop Chatard Information Session. These evening sessions, held at Bishop Chatard, provide families the opportunity to meet and ask questions of Bishop Chatard students, teachers and administrators.

When: September 12, September 24, October 16 and November 18, 2019
Information Sessions location, date and time details


Open House

Prospective families are invited to explore Bishop Chatard at our annual Open House. Participants can tour the school with a current student, talk with teachers and administrators, and learn about the exciting academic and extracurricular programs available to students.

Thursday, November 7, 2019; 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Tours are available from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Details and Schedule for Open House


Placement Test

All students applying for admission to Bishop Chatard must take the High School Placement Test. We offer the test once in the Fall and coordinate all tests taken at the North Deanery grade schools.

When: November 16, 2019 at BCHS; also various dates at North Deanery schools for their students
View Placement Test location, date and registration


Apply to Bishop Chatard

Submit an application and the required documents by Monday, December 9, 2019.

Class of 2024 Deadline: December 9, 2019
How To Apply


Apply for Financial Aid (if applicable)

Bishop Chatard accepts both the Indiana Choice Scholarships (vouchers) and tax credit scholarships (SGOs). We can also provide direct financial aid and student work-study opportunities for families who do not qualify for those programs, and additional aid to those who do qualify.

Class of 2024 Deadline: December 9, 2019
How to Apply for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Information Night

When: November 20, 2019 (New Date!)
Financial Aid Info Night details


One-to-One Appointment

For a more personal experience, prospective families are invited to schedule an appointment to meet during the school day with a school administrator. These appointments allow families to have a one-on-one discussion with a member of the enrollment team to ask additional questions as needed and tour the campus.
Individual Appointment details


Registration for Enrollment

Early February is an exciting time for prospective students as our acceptance packet arrives in the mail in the form of our ‘Big Blue Envelope’. This welcomes our new student to the BCHS family. Enrollment instructions are also enclosed.

February 3, 2020: Class of 2024 acceptances will be mailed.

February 24, 2020: Tuition deposits are due for members of the Class of 2024.

Enrollment Process if you are a transfer student

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