Requirements for Prospective Students


Requirements of Prospective Students

Nolan Catholic considers qualified students of all faiths and denominations without any regard to race, ethnicity, national origin or gender.


  • Educate for formation in faith
  • Provide an integral, quality education
  • Educate in family spirit
  • Educate for service, justice, and peace
  • Educate for adaptation and positive change 



Academic capability - Our admissions committee reviews the entire body of work of the application including: the admissions test, report cards, standardized test scores and teacher recommendations in regards to academic ratings, effort and potential.  A second interview may be required to determine acceptance.


History of effort level, appropriate conduct and treating others with kindness - Our admissions committee reviews the citizenship, motivation, conduct and effort remarks on the report cards, teacher comments and teacher evaluations. A second interview may be required to determine acceptance.


Parental cooperation with student expectations - Parents must have mutual behavior expectations required by our students.


Transfer Policy

  • NCHS considers transfer applications for freshman and sophomore years.
  • Junior and senior transfer applicants are considered if coming from a Catholic high school.
  • Contact the Office of Enrollment Management for details


International Student Requirements

  • International students are considered only as incoming freshman or sophomores at the beginning of the school year. 
  • All international students must be proficient in English - Speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension. 
  • International applicants from non-English speaking countries are required to take the TOFEL Jr. exam. 
  • Students must live with a relative or with a host family already established. Nolan Catholic does not provide host families.
  • Nolan Catholic does not offer ESL classes. 


International Application Procedures

Step 1 - Students may apply using our online application which includes a $75 application fee.

Step 2 - Students are to submit academic records from their current school and student evaluations from their Headmaster and teachers in math and English.  These records must be translated to English.  For help with translating these documents, contact the Foreign Credential Services of America at 512-459-8428.

Step 3 - International student applicants of non-English speaking countries are required to take the TOFEL Jr. exam.  The results must be sent to Nolan Catholic to complete the application. 

Step 4 - If accepted, the student must apply for the I-20 Visa. Nolan Catholic does not issue visas. The paperwork is handled through the Catholic Center, the offices for the Diocese of Fort Worth.  The fee is $200.  They can be contacted at 817-560-2452 ext 251 or go to www.fwdioc.org.       

A registration fee of $500 is due within 10 days of acceptance.

Tuition is due by the first day of school. For the 2013-14 school year, tuition was $13,170.  Tuition normally has a 1-3% increase each year.

All students must have current immunization records and a physical prior to the first day of school.

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