337.436.7275 1620 Bank Street Lake Charles, LA 70601

Admissions Priority

New families interested in applying for the 2018 -2019 school year should contact Mrs. Ashley Ivey-Atkins, Director of Advancement, for an application packet.
Mrs. Atkins may be reached by email, aatkins@slchs.org, or by telephone at 337.436.7275 ext.237.


  • Tours of the school are available upon request; only scheduled tours will be given.
  • Tours last approximately 40 – 45 minutes and will not be scheduled during school holidays, breaks, and weekends.


  • Registration begins in January 2019

Priorities for Admission

  1. Current SLCHS student.
  2. Sibling of a current SLCHS student or SLCHS graduate.
  3. Graduate of a support school.
  4. Child of a SLCHS faculty member.
  5. Graduate of a Catholic middle school outside of the Lake Charles area moving into one of the fifteen owner parishes.
  6. Parishioner of one of the fifteen owner parishes.
  7. Catholic from a non-owner parish.
  8. Students of other faith traditions who attended a Catholic School other than a support school.\
  9. Students of other faith traditions who did not attend a Catholic School.
  10. All others.

To be considered for admission, applications must be submitted complete according to the guidelines and timeline established by the school.

Application does not guarantee admission.

First priority will be given to support school students who enroll during the two week registration period.

Applications will be accepted from non-support school students during the registration period with regard to the priority policy stated above.

The only exception to this order of priority is that the principal reserves the right to refuse admission to any student, whether presently enrolled or under consideration for admission, who in the opinion of the principal will not be successful academically or behaviorally at SLCHS or whose parents/guardians have not complied with school policies or procedures.

Required Attachments to the St. Louis Catholic Student Application:

All New Students:

  • All appropriate Medical and Immunization Records of student (Required by the State of Louisiana)
  • A copy of student’s Social Security Card (Required for TOPS)
  • A copy of student’s Birth Certificate
  • Add the following attachments only if you are a public school student entering 9th – 12th or transfer student:
  • A copy of student’s most recent report card
  • A copy of student’s most recent standardized test scores
  • Signed Release for Records form (found in admissions packet /folder)
The Catholic schools of the Diocese of Lake Charles do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or national origin in the acceptance of students for admission, nor in the administration of educational policies and the awarding of scholarships and loan programs, nor in participation in extracurricular and athletic programs.