Apply to BCHS

How to Apply

You’ve visited Bishop Chatard High School and talked with students and school personnel about the diverse academic programs and extracurriculars offered, and you are now ready to apply to become a Trojan! Please read the important information below before beginning your application.

In addition to completing the online application and submitting the required documents, each applicant must take the High School Placement Test (HSPT). The HSPT is administered to eighth-grade students in North Deanery schools, and it is offered at BCHS in the Fall for all applicants who do not attend a North Deanery school or who missed their school’s testing date.

>>Read more about the High School Placement Test

Completed applications, including all required documents, are due by December 10, 2018. Financial aid applications, if applicable, are also due by this date.
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For questions, contact Marilynn Fagan, Director of Enrollment, at or 317-251-1451, ext. 2234.

Electronic copies of the following REQUIRED documents can be submitted via the online application. If electronic copies aren’t available for uploading into the application portal, mail documents to Bishop Chatard High School, Attn: Enrollment Office, 5885 Crittenden Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46220

  1. 7th grade report card
  2. Most recent 8th grade report card
  3. 7th Grade ISTEP scores
  4. High School Placement Test scores. (If the test was taken at Bishop Chatard, the scores will already be on file.)
  5. Birth Certificate
  6. Recent psycho-educational testing results, if applying for academic support
  7. Guardianship papers, if applicable
When all documents are received and your application is complete, you will receive an email from the Bishop Chatard Enrollment Office. You can also login to the application portal to see a completed application message.
Bishop Chatard operates on the philosophy that ability to pay should not be a deterrent for any family seeking a Catholic education for their child. All financial assistance granted at Bishop Chatard is need-based. Financial aid information has no bearing on the acceptance of any student.

If your family would like to be considered for financial aid, a financial aid application made through FACTS is REQUIRED. Financial Aid Applications for incoming freshmen are due December 10, 2018.
Read about BCHS Financial Aid Information

Bishop Chatard also encourages all families to review the qualifications for Indiana Choice Scholarships (vouchers) and tax credit scholarships (sgos). Financial aid information has no bearing on the acceptance of any student into Bishop Chatard High School.

If you have questions about financial aid at Bishop Chatard, contact Dan Thompson, Director of Business Operations, at

The Acceptance Process

Acceptance packets for the Class of 2023 will be mailed by February 4, 2019. This packet will also include a financial aid offer, if applicable.

After you receive your acceptance packet, submit a tuition deposit of $350 ($500 for two or more in a family) according to directions in your packet to officially indicate your intention to enroll at BCHS. This deposit is due by Feb. 26, 2019. Deposits can be mailed to Bishop Chatard High School, Attn: Admissions, 5885 Crittenden Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46220, or delivered to the school. Those submitting this deposit after the above deadline will incur a $100 late fee added to the family’s final tuition statement.

The final step in your student’s registration process will be class selection for the freshman year. After your deposit is received and your registration complete, you will receive an email with instructions to make an appointment to meet with a counselor to choose freshman classes.


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