Transfer Students

Transfer Student Information

Bishop Chatard High School welcomes transfer students. Each student requesting to transfer will be reviewed on an individual basis. Applications for admission of transfer students should be made 30 days in advance of the proposed entrance date.


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Admission Criteria

Bishop Chatard accepts transfer students provided:

  1. The student is not entering his or her senior year unless he or she is moving into the area from outside Indianapolis, the school he or she was attending closed, or another valid reason as determined by the admissions committee and approved by the principal.
  2. The student was not dismissed from his or her previous school for major disciplinary reasons.
  3. The parents do not have outstanding financial obligations to the student’s previous school.
  4. Parents agree to request a copy of the student’s full disciplinary record from the previous school and, along with the student, meet with the Director of School Counseling, Vice Principal of Academics, and the Vice President of Institutional Advancement for an interview.
  5. Parents agree to have the student tested for substance abuse prior to admission to Bishop Chatard.

Application Process

The transfer application process consists of two parts:


Submission of the application including required documents

Online application is now closed for the 2020/21 school year. If you interested in attending BCHS this fall, please contact Marilynn Fagan at or 317-251-1451, Ext. 2234

Required Documents: During the online application, you will be able to upload many of the following required documents and information:

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