Now Enrolling for 2022-2023
Bishop Gorman is a Catholic, college preparatory school for grades 6 through 12. Since 1958, thousands of Bishop Gorman students have received an exemplary education grounded in the teachings of the Catholic church. At Bishop Gorman, there is an active emphasis on spiritual development, self-discipline, character, and service at every level. Bishop Gorman students are challenged to continuous intellectual growth and encouraged to develop their own unique gifts and talents in the service of others. Bishop Gorman has been consistently recognized as one of the top Catholic schools in the country by the Cardinal Newman Society's Catholic Education Honor Roll.
Interested families should fill out an Inquiry Form, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us at (903) 579-9408. We also invite you to experience a Shadow Day.
We very much look forward to meeting you and your family as you begin this exciting process.
Admissions at Bishop Gorman is rolling and proceeds according to the following sequence (please click the + to expand each step):
Step 1: Inquire and Visit
Please complete the new student inquiry form. You may also schedule a tour, take a virtual tour and/or schedule a day for your student to “shadow” a student in his/her current grade level if desired by e-mailing email@example.com or by contacting Admissions Guide Stacie Walker at (903) 579-9408.
Step 2: Apply
Bishop Gorman uses an online management system called FACTS for the admissions process. Please create a FACTS account and apply online. Please note that there is a non-refundable $50 application fee for each application submitted.
During the application process, if you are unable to upload the Records Release Form into your FACTS account, print the Records Release Form, complete it, and deliver it to your student's current school.
Step 3: Interview
After Bishop Gorman receives the completed application and your student’s records from his/her current school, a family interview will be scheduled with the principal or the assistant principal.
Step 4: Register
Accepted applicants will complete enrollment through their FACTS Family Portal account. Please note that there is a non-refundable new student registration fee of $300 for each student that you enroll.
Step 5: Placement Test
Accepted applicants will take the High School Placement Test or other test to help determine course placement.
Tuition and Fees
Financial aid is available for families who demonstrate financial need by submitting an application to FACTS Grant & Aid. Over 25% of our students receive financial aid. Bishop Gorman does not offer academic or athletic scholarships.
Financial aid applications will be made under the separate annual application process in FACTS Grant & Aid. The priority deadline for first round financial aid awards is February 28, 2022. Applicants must have completed their online FACTS financial aid application and have provided all required information to FACTS by that date for priority consideration.
New families may begin the financial aid process before the official notification of their student's acceptance. However, only students who have been accepted to Bishop Gorman will hear back from the Financial Aid Committee on their potential award.
Bishop Gorman is a Catholic Christian school faithful to the Sacred Scripture (the Bible), the Catholic Christian tradition, and the authentic Magisterial teaching of the Roman Catholic Church. While the school welcomes students of all religious traditions, the student and the parents/guardians must respect our Catholic Identity.
Bishop Gorman Catholic School does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, or national origin. In addition, the school does not discriminate against students on the basis of disability in compliance with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 USC Section 794) in the admission of students, employment of personnel, administration of educational policies, athletics, or other school programs.
Bishop Gorman may use the following criteria in making admissions decisions:
- Current school record
- Standardized testing
- Student's academic potential
- Student's discipline record
- High School Placement Test (HSPT) or other placement test
All students new to Bishop Gorman or seeking re-admission will be admitted on academic and disciplinary probation for one full semester. Any serious violation of the academic or discipline codes will be subject to a review by the school administration; the student may subsequently receive an extension of the probation or dismissal.