Admissions Process

New families wishing to enrolltheir child(ren) at Gehlen Catholic Schools should print out and complete the forms listed below and return them to the main office at Gehlen Catholic Schools.  

Items needed for Enrollment

Admissions Form

Transcript Request Form  (If transferring from another school)

Health & Safety Information

In-Town Busing Form

Reimbursement Travel Form - if necessary

Internet Permission Form

Home Language Survey Form

Dental Screening Form  (K & 9th grade only)

Tuition Payment Information Form

Facebook & Social Media Opt Out Form

Physical Activity Form (7-12 only)

Eye Exam (Kindergarten & 3rd Grade Only

MLTF Application - If requesting tuition assistance. Deadlines are March 15 & Aug 20

Athletic Physical Form (7-12 only)

Student Activity Pass (if applicable)

Scrip Enrollment Form (if not already enrolled)

Income Eligibility Requirements for Free & Reduced Lunch

Frequently Asked Questions about Free & Reduced Price School Meals

Frequently Asked Questions about Free & Reduced Price School Meals(Spanish version)

Free & Reduced Lunch Application (if qualify) (English version)

Free & Reduced Lunch Instructions (English version) 

Free & Reduced Lunch Application (if qualify) (Spanish version)

Free & Reduced Lunch Instructions (Spanish version)

Adult J-Club Booster Pass (if interested)

ACH Form-Tuition(if chosing this payment plan)

ACH Form-Lunch (if chosing this payment plan)

Concussion Form (7-12 only) (English version)

Concussion Form (7-12 only) (Spanish version)

Preschool Child Health Exam Form

Current families wishing to register their child(ren) at Gehlen Catholic Schools for the upcoming school year should print out and complete the forms listed below and return them to the main office at Gehlen Catholic Schools no later than August 26, 2016.

Items needed for Re-enrollment

Health & Safety Information

In-Town Busing Form

Reimbursement Travel Form - if necessary

Internet Permission Form

Dental Screening Form (K & 9th grade only)

Physical Activity Form (7-12 only)

Eye Exam  - Kindergarten & 3rd Grade Only 

MLTF Application- If requesting tuition assistance. Deadlines are March 15 & Aug 20 

Athletic Physical Form (7-12 only)

Student Activity Pass (if applicable)

Scrip Enrollment Form (if not already enrolled)

Income Eligibility Requirements for Free & Reduced Lunch

Frequently Asked Questions About Free & Reduced Price School Meals

Frequently Asked Questions About Free & Reduced Price School Meals(Spanish version)

Free & Reduced Lunch Application (if qualify) (English version)

Free & Reduced Lunch Instructions (English version) 

Free & Reduced Lunch Application(if qualify) (Spanish version)

Free & Reduced Lunch Instructions (Spanish version)

Adult J-Club Booster Pass (if interested)

ACH Form-Tuition(if chosing this payment plan)

ACH Form-Lunch (if chosing this payment plan)

Concussion Form (7-12 only)

Concussion Form  (7-12 only) (Spanish version)

Other Information:

  • Lunch pricing
  • Please contact Mrs. Sherri Kraus (skraus@gehlencatholic.org) for balance information. If you would like your lunch balance emailed to you during the school year, please contact her with your email address. All accounts need to have a positive balance prior to the first day of school.
Gehlen Catholic is blessed to have several tuition assistance funds available to families. Tuition can be offset through the following programs:
  1. Msgr. Lafferty Tuition Foundation (MLTF) & Bishop's Education Fund (BEF) -MLTF works with families whose annual income is at or below 300% of the poverty level, may receive 25-75% off each child's tuition. BEF works with families whose annual income falls between 301-400% of the poverty level and are registered parishioners within the Diocese of Sioux City, made possible through the Diocesan Annual Appeal;
  2. USDA Grant (Free & Reduced Lunch);
  3. Local Tuiton Assistance;
  4. Scrip Order Form- Families can decrease their tuition cost by just shopping at local and national retailers;
  5. Department of Human Services (DHS);
  6. Northwest Early Childhood Iowa (NWECI)- Be sure to have HeadStart sign the first page!
  7. Northwest Early Childhood Application
To learn more, please contact Gehlen Catholic today!!! Call 712.546.4181x237 or email Mrs. Lisa Niebuhr at lniebuhr@gehlencatholic.org.
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