Enrollment Process & Events

Steps to Enrollment

Bishop Chatard High School offers many opportunities for students and parents to become acquainted with the school, talk with teachers and administrators, and experience life as a Bishop Chatard Trojan.

Follow our steps below on the road to becoming a Bishop Chatard student.

Enrollment/Course Guide
Thumbnail of the Admissions Brochure with a link to the flipbook
Click here for pdf version

Student Shadowing Days

Shadowing at Bishop Chatard allows eighth 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: Selected dates from August through March
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: Various Wednesdays from August through April
Wednesday Walk-thrus details and signup


Trojan Tour Open House

Prospective families are invited to explore Bishop Chatard at our Trojan Tour evening. 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, October 26, 2023
Read more about the Open House



High School 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 18, 2023 at BCHS; also various dates at North Deanery schools for their students
View Placement Test Details and Registration



Apply to Bishop Chatard

Submit an application and the required documents to begin the process of enrollment at Bishop Chatard.

Class of 2028 Application: opens July 15, 2023
Class of 2028 Preference Priority Admission Deadline: December 1, 2023

How To Apply



Apply for Financial Aid (optional but recommended)

Bishop Chatard accepts both the Indiana School Choice Scholarships (vouchers) and Tax Credit Scholarships (TCS). 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 2028 Deadline: December 1, 2023
How to Apply for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Information Night

When: November 16, 2023
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

Prospective students will receive their acceptance packets by mail on a rolling basis. The Big Blue Envelope welcomes our new students to the BCHS family. Enrollment instructions are enclosed in the envelope.

February 1, 2024: Trojan Intent form and tuition deposit are due for members of the Class of 2028.

Enrollment Process if you are a transfer student