Now Enrolling for 2020-2021

Thank you for your interest in Bishop Gorman Catholic School.  We are honored that you have taken the first step to becoming part of the Crusader family.

We invite you to visit our campus for a tour, stop by one of our open houses, schedule a shadow day, or attend one of our monthly coffees with the principal.

Please do not hesitate to call us at (903) 579-9403 or e-mail with any question that you may have about Bishop Gorman or the admission process.

We very much look forward to meeting you and your family as you begin this exciting process.

Jill Coan
Director of Admissions

Admissions Process

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

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 child to “shadow” a student in his/her current grade level by e-mailing or by contacting Jill Coan, our admissions director, at (903) 579-9403.

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 there is a non-refundable $95 application fee for each application submitted (which includes a $20 FACTS fee). 

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 child’s current school. 

Step 3: Interview

After Bishop Gorman receives the completed application and your child’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 there is a non-refundable registration fee of $300. 

Step 5: Placement Test

Accepted applicants will take the 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.  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 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.


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Jill Coan

Director of Admissions
Phone: 903-579-9403

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Bishop Gorman Catholic School
1405 E. Southeast Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701

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

Información en Español

Bienvenidos a Bishop Gorman! Para información en español sobre admisiones y ayuda financiera, contacten a Jessica Donabó de Ford, or 903-561-2424.

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