Welcome to Bishop Gorman

Thank you for your interest in Bishop Gorman Catholic School. Since 1958, thousands of Bishop Gorman students have received an exemplary education grounded in the teachings of the Catholic church.  We are honored that you have taken the first step to becoming part of the Crusader family. 

To learn more about Bishop Gorman, we invite you to explore our website,  schedule a tour or have your child shadow a student in their current grade level, and ask our students, parents, alumni, and teachers why Bishop Gorman is special to them.  We look forward to meeting you and your family as you begin this exciting process.

For admissions information, please contact Jill Coan at 903.579.9403 or jcoan@bishopgorman.net.

Admissions Process

Admissions at Bishop Gorman is rolling and proceeds according to the following sequence:

Step 1: Inquire

Fill out the Inquiry Form.  At this time, you may schedule a tour and/or a day for your child to “shadow” a student in his/her current grade level if desired. 

Step 2: Apply

Submit completed Application via hardcopy to Bishop Gorman office along with a non-refundable application fee of $75.  

Step 3: Release Records

Print the Records Release Form, complete it and deliver it to your child’s current school.

Step 4: Interview

After Bishop Gorman receives your child’s records from his/her current school, a Family Interview will be scheduled with the principal or the assistant principal. 

Step 5: Notification

Notification of Admissions decision mailed to applicant.

Step 6: Register

Accepted applicant registers at Bishop Gorman and submits a non-refundable registration fee of $300.

Step 7: Placement Test

Accepted applicant takes High School Placement Test or other test to help determine course placement.

Tuition Assistance

Tuition assistance is available for families who demonstrate financial need by submitting an application to FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment. The application period for tuition assistance for the 2019-2020 school year is now closed.

Please click on the following link to take you directly to FACTS: application to FACTS

The application process for tuition assistance is separate from the admissions process.  New families may begin the tuition assistance process before the official notification of their student's acceptance.  However, families must first submit the school application and application fee and be accepted to Bishop Gorman before they will hear back from the Tuition Assistance Committee on their potential award.

Returning families must reapply for tuition assistance through FACTS each year.

Admission Criteria

Bishop Gorman admits students of all racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. 

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)

All students new to Bishop Gorman or seeking re-admission will be admitted on academic and disciplinary probation for one full grading period (a minimum of nine weeks). 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.


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Jill Coan

Director of Admissions
Phone: 903-579-9403

Admissions Links

School Profile
Tuition Schedule 2019-2020
Apply For Financial Aid thru FACTS
Immunization Policy
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Bishop Thomas K. Gorman Catholic School
1405 E. Southeast Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701

Phone: (903) 561-2424
Fax: (903) 561-2645

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