Admissions Process FAQ

List of 7 frequently asked questions.

  • Which schools are Partner Schools?

    Alexander Dawson 
    Challenger Silverado 
    Challenger Summerlin
    Henderson International
    Las Vegas Day School
    Our Lady of Las Vegas
    Southern Highlands Preparatory
    St. Anne
    St. Anthony of Padua
    St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
    St. Francis
    St. Viator
  • I want my student to attend Bishop Gorman, when can I apply?

    Incoming 9th-grade application is no longer available for the 2023-2024 school year. We are currently at capacity and have established a wait pool. Transfer applications is available now for the 2023-2024 school year, see BLUE BUTTON at right, or CLICK HERE for the Transfer Application Procedure page. For any inquiries, feel free to contact our office at 702-476-4060 or by email at
  • When will my applicant be able to take the next 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

    For more details about the High School Placement Test, PLEASE CLICK HERE
  • Where can I see how my 9th grade applicant performed on the High School Placement Test?

    Your High School Placement Test results will be mailed with your decision letter.
  • When will decision letters be mailed for the 2023-2024 school year?  

    Incoming 9th Grade Applicants
    Decision letters are sent to applicants with completed admissions files that include grades for 6th, 7th, and 8th, recommendation forms, and High School Placement Test scores.
    Partner school applicants with completed admissions files will receive an early admissions decision by Friday, December 16, 2022.
    Non-partner school applicants with completed admissions files will receive an admissions decision by mid-February. 
    Transfer Applicants
    All transfer student acceptance is based on space availability.  Should there be space, decision letters are sent to applicants with completed admissions files that include high school transcripts, in-progress grades, and the recommendation form.
  • How are the High School Placement Test scores used?

    High School Placement Test scores are used to help determine acceptance, in addition to placing students in their classes once registering for Bishop Gorman classes. 
  • What are admissions decisions based on?

    Admission decisions are based on grades, discipline and attendance reports, recommendations from current teachers and High School Placement Test scores (for incoming 9th grade students). 

Bishop Gorman High School

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