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.
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Student Shadowing DaysShadowing 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-ThrusParents 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 HouseProspective 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, 2023Read more about the Open House
High School Placement TestAll 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 ChatardSubmit 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
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 15, 2023
How to Apply for Financial Aid
Financial Aid Information Night
When: November 16, 2023
Financial Aid Info Night details
One-to-One AppointmentFor 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 EnrollmentProspective 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