ACH Form - Tuition (if choosing this payment plan)
ACH Form - Lunch (if choosing this payment plan)
Adult J-Club Booster Pass (if interested)
Admissions Form
Copy of Social Security Card (optional)
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 (if qualify) (Spanish version)
Frequently Asked Questions about Free & Reduced Price School Meals
Health & Safety Emergency Form
Home Language Survey
Immunization/screening record
Income Guidelines for Tuition Scholarships (English)
Income Guidelines for Tuition Scholarships (Spanish)
Internet Permission Form
Parent Questionnaire
Payment Information Form
Preschool Physical Form (physical acceptable within last 6 months)
Preschool Program Preference
Preschool Quick Notes
Preschool Tuition Scholarship Application (English)
Preschool Tuition Scholarship Application (Spanish)
Preschool Tuition Scholarship Application Checklist
 Proof of birth date (birth certificate, adoption documents, doctor's letter of birth confirmation)
Registration Fee:  $50 (applied to tuition for Preschool Plus & Daycare/Extended Preschool only)
Social Media Opt Out Form
Speech/Language Developmental Questionnaire
Student Race & Ethnicity Form

In addition,
1.  Families seeking $1 or more in Preschool Plus tuition assistance are encouraged to complete:  The Northwest Early Childhood Iowa Preschool Scholarship Application
2.  Families seeking $1 or more in daycare assistance must complete the Department of Human Services Daycare Assistance Application (families will be responsible for the full daycare cost for their child.) Click here to view and print this form. 
3.  Families seeking help with breadfasts/lunches will need to apply to USDA after July 15th.
4.  Other grants if available (forms mailed if applicable)

Gehlen Catholic School reserves the right to enroll children based on gender, age, race, ethnicity, church or parish involvement, and low-income families for the purpose of providing a high quality preschool experience which reflects our community's demographics. 

Required immunizations:
A.  Pneumococcal Vaccine - TK children under age 5 (3 doses with one dose on or after the age of 12 months or one dose received after 15 months of age. 
B.  Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (DTap) - five doses required with at least one after the age of 4
C.  Polio - four doses with at least one after the age of 4
D.  Varicella - two doses or reliable history of natural disease
E.  Measles/Mumps/Rubella - 2 doses

Required Screenings:

A.  Lead Poisoning

Other Information:

  • 2020-2021 Lunch pricing
  • Please contact Mrs. Liz McDougall ([email protected]) 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 Tuition Assistance;
  4. Department of Human Services (DHS);

To learn more, please contact Gehlen Catholic today!!!  Call 712.546.4181x237 or email Mrs. Amy Jungers at [email protected]


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