Bourgade Catholic High School is a college preparatory school that admits students of any race, creed, color, or ethnic origin. Bourgade Catholic offers a college preparatory curriculum with honors and Advanced Placement (AP) courses.
Admissions Process for Incoming Freshman Students
High School Placement Test (HSPT) taken at one of the local Catholic high schools on either January 11, or January 25, 2020 (see detailed information below). Applicants must schedule an individual appointment to take the HSPT if the above sessions have past.
The High School Placement Test is a valid and reliable measure of the student’s current skill levels and helps to assess how ready the student is for high school curriculum. The placement test consists of cognitive skills sub-tests that measure reading, mathematics and English language skills.
Academic Records due to the Admissions Office by January 31, 2020
Student and parent/guardian interview with a member of the Admissions Committee
Letters of Acceptance mailed beginning of March 2020
Acceptance into the freshman class at Bourgade Catholic is based on:
Student and parent/guardian scheduled for course selection appointment in late March 2020
Summer school may be required for some students based on HSPT results and 8th grade report card
Students who have attended other secondary schools must enter Bourgade Catholic High School with the appropriate credits from an accredited high school. Minimum transfer credits for admission are:
Normally, Bourgade Catholic does not accept transfers for senior year. Consideration will be given to families relocating from out of town.
Official transcripts from all schools attended will be reviewed to determine admission and course placement for transfer students. Bourgade Catholic reserves the right to not accept credit earned from some on-line institutions/programs.
Additionally, the transfer student should have good discipline and attendance records from his or her most recently attended school.
Transfer student admission process includes:
To be considered for financial aid, application deadline of April 15, 2020 must be met. Please note that financial aid is limited; not all families will receive assistance. Families applying after this deadline are unlikely to receive financial assistance from Bourgade Catholic.
For Admission information (also available in Spanish) please contact: