Welcome and thank you for your interest in Bishop Gorman

The incoming 9th grade application for the 2022-2023 school year is now available.
 
For the 2021-2022 school year, we are currently at capacity and our wait pool is closed to new transfer applicants. For families that are relocating or have extenuating circumstances, please contact our office at 702-476-4060 or by email at admissions@bishopgorman.org.
 
Our transfer student application for the 2022-2023 school year will be available January 10, 2022.

Selecting the best educational environment for your child is one of the most important decisions that you will make as a parent. We invite you to review the Admissions Process below for freshman, and transfer applicants.

Incoming Freshmen

List of 7 items.

  • Step 1: Admission Criteria

    Applicant Requirements:
    1. A minimum 2.0 grade point average in middle school with C or better in core classes
    2. A passing score on the High School Placement Test
    3. A positive disciplinary record
    4. A positive attendance record
    All students are admitted on a probationary basis.
  • Step 2: Submit Online Application

    A.     Create an account (or log into your current account)
    B.     Complete the ONLINE APPLICATION before paying the $50 application fee.
    C.     The entire process should take no longer than 20 minutes.
    D.    After the application has been submitted, allow 1-2 business days for it to be processed. Once complete, you will be able to log in to your BGHS account and complete steps E & F below.
    E.     Upload any required documents.
    F.     Register for High School Placement Test.
  • Step 3: Upload Required Documents

    In your BGHS account, under the Admissions Progress tab, you will need to upload required documents.  Please see what is required:

    Partner Schools
    Bishop Gorman will request applicant transcripts directly from our partner schools.  For a list of our partner schools click here.

    We require the completion of two BGHS provided recommendation forms:
    1. Counselor / Homeroom Teacher Recommendation Form
    2. Math Teacher Recommendation Form
    On Monday, November 1, 2021, these forms will be available within your account.
     
    Non-Partner Schools
    It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit the required materials to your BGHS account.
     
    6th and 7th Grade Transcript/Report Card
    After your application has been processed and an admissions checklist has been added to your account, you can upload this document. If multiple documents please scan and save as one document, then upload.
     
    8th Grade In-Progress Grades
    Upload your most recent 8th grade in-progress grades. If multiple documents please scan and save as one document, then upload.
    On Monday, November 1, 2021, you will be able to upload this document to your account.
     
    We require the completion of two BGHS provided recommendation forms:
    1. Counselor / Homeroom Teacher Recommendation Form
    2. Math Teacher Recommendation Form
    On Monday, November 1, 2021, these forms will be available within your account.
  • Step 4: Visit BGHS

    CAMPUS TOURS
    We love welcoming prospective families.  Come visit…let us show you around!   In-person campus tours are a great way for families to learn more about Bishop Gorman High School and see our beautiful campus.  Our school’s environment and energy are best displayed during school hours where you can see our students focused and engaged learning in our classrooms.  Tours typically last from 60-90 minutes.  To join us for a tour, complete an inquiry form and allow 24 hours to process your form.  After, you can log in to your BGHS online account and register for a future tour date.  Space is limited to allow a personal experience for our families.
     
    We require that all visitors, regardless of vaccination status, must wear masks while on campus. 

    PREVIEW DAY (Formerly known as Shadow Day)
    Preview Day will provide prospective students with the opportunity to meet faculty, staff, current students, as well as learn about the academic and extracurricular offerings at Bishop Gorman High School. 

    After an application has been submitted, you will be able to register for a Preview Day in your admissions checklist.

    During your student's Preview Day a campus tour for parents/guardians will be offered from 8:30-10:00 a.m.  It is not necessary to sign up. 

    Prospective students that attend one of our Partner Schools, do not need to register for Preview Day.  A dedicated day has been reserved just for your school.  Be on the lookout for more communication regarding your school’s Preview Day.

    Please read our Preview Day FAQs for more information.
     
    We cannot wait to meet you!
     

  • Step 5: Take Our High School Placement Test

    The High School Placement Test (HSPT) is required of all incoming 9th graders for admission to Bishop Gorman High School.  We will hold testing on the following dates here at Bishop Gorman High School.
    Check-in begins at 8 am and testing will be complete around 12 pm. Applicants that test on one of the aforementioned dates are considered part of our first pool of applicants.

    The HSPT is administered by Scholastic Testing Services. There are 5 sections: VerbalQuantitativeReadingMath, and Language. In addition, there will be an Essay section. Testers should expect the testing to last 3-4 hours.
     
    If you live outside of the Las Vegas area and are making arrangements to take the High School Placement Test elsewhere please contact our Admissions Office at admissions@bishopgorman.org

    For more details about the High School Placement Test, PLEASE CLICK HERE
  • Step 6: Submit Tuition Assistance Application

    We offer need-based tuition assistance.  Tuition Assistance applications for the 2022-2023 school year will be available on November 1, 2021.  Applications received by February 2022, will receive award notification prior to registration week (in March).  Families can apply for Tuition Assistance at any point during the year, but only those who can get their applications completed by February will be notified prior to registration week.
  • Step 7: Decision Notification

    Decision letters for the FIRST POOL of applicants will be mailed at the end of February. Registration packets will be mailed following, with registration taking place in March.

    SECOND POOL applicants will be notified once a decision has been made if there is space available.

Transfer Students

List of 6 items.

  • Step 1: Admission Criteria

    Applicants who meet the following admission requirements will be placed in our wait-pool or offered acceptance based on space availability:
    Applicant Requirements (transfer freshman, sophomore or junior applicants):
    1. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 in core classes (English, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, Foreign Language and {if coming from a Catholic school, Theology) with a C or better in all classes.
    2. A positive disciplinary record
    3. A positive attendance record
    Applicants that are credit deficient will not be considered for admission. Any applicant that has been expelled or is in the process of being expelled from their present school will not be considered for admission. All applicants are reviewed by the Admissions Committee. They will be evaluated based on a review of the applicant's records and available space.  Any applicant admitted enters on a probationary basis. Seniors will only be accepted if there are extenuating circumstances and each case will be evaluated individually.
  • Step 2: Submit The Online Application

    A.     Create an account (or log in to your current account)
    B.     Complete the ONLINE APPLICATION before paying the $50 application fee.
    C.     The entire process should take no longer than 20 minutes.
    D.    After the application has been submitted, allow 1-2 business days for it to be processed. Once complete, you will be able to log in to your BGHS account and complete step E below.
    E.     Upload any required documents.
  • Step 3: Upload Required Documents

    In your BGHS account, under the Admissions Progress tab, you will need to upload the required documents such as a copy of your most recent transcript.  Send recommendation forms to your current Dean/Counselor from the checklist.
  • Step 4: Visit BGHS

    CAMPUS TOURS
    We love welcoming prospective families.  Come visit…let us show you around!   In-person campus tours are a great way for families to learn more about Bishop Gorman High School and see our beautiful campus.  Our school’s environment and energy are best displayed during school hours where you can see our students focused and engaged learning in our classrooms.  Tours typically last from 60-90 minutes.  To join us for a tour, complete an inquiry form and allow 24 hours to process your form.  After, you can log in to your BGHS online account and register for a future tour date.  Space is limited to allow a personal experience for our families.

    PREVIEW DAY (Formerly known as Shadow Day)
    Preview Day will provide prospective students with the opportunity to meet faculty, staff, current students, as well as learn about the academic and extracurricular offerings at Bishop Gorman High School. 

    After an application has been submitted, you will be able to register for a Preview Day in your admissions checklist.

    During your student's Preview Day a campus tour for parents/guardians will be offered from 8:30-10:00 a.m.  It is not necessary to sign up. 

    We require that all visitors, regardless of vaccination status, must wear masks while on campus. 
  • Step 5: Submit Tuition Assistance Application

    We offer need-based tuition assistance. Tuition Assistance applications received by February 2022, will receive award notification prior to registration week (in March). Families can apply for Tuition Assistance at any point during the year, but only those who get their applications completed by February will be notified prior to registration week.
  • Step 6: Decision Notification

    Once requested records are received and a decision has been made, you will be notified via mail and email.  All transfer student acceptance is based on space availability.  You must submit your new student fee to reserve your space.  Acceptance does not guarantee your spot.

The Learning Center

Bishop Gorman’s Learning Center is a service that is available to students formally diagnosed with a learning difference.

Be sure to indicate on the application if your child needs educational support or if there are any special concerns so that our Director of the Learning Center can connect with you.  Learn more about the Learning Center HERE

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Bishop Gorman High School

5959 S. Hualapai Way
Las Vegas, NV 89148
Phone: 702-732-1945
Fax: 702-732-8830