Messmer StudentsChoosing a high school is an exciting process. Each school has its own atmosphere and distinct differences. We invite you to visit Messmer Catholic Schools to find out what makes us the right school for you. Please explore our site and contact our Admissions Office at 414-263-8931 to find out how to become a part of the Messmer family. Spanish-speaking counsellors are available.

Please note: Students must complete BOTH Messmer AND Choice applications to enroll at Messmer Catholic Schools.  Choice Program enrollment starts February 1, 2020.  Enroll and re-enroll early.  Many grades have waiting lists by May.

Messmer Application Choice Application

Grade School Admissions Process

  1. Complete Messmer's Grade School Admissions Application. You must also provide the following items with your completed application in order to have your application request processed:
    • Copy of most recent grade report card (if a transfer student, a transcript and most recent report card are required. At the end of the school year, an updated official transcript must be submitted.)
    • Copy of student's immunization records
    • Birth Certificate (this must be the original, not a copy)
  2. Meet with an Admissions Counselor. The Counselor will contact you after your complete application package has been processed to schedule a meeting with the prospective student and parent/guardian.
  3. Complete Financial Aid paperwork, if applicable. The Admissions Counselor will work with families to determine Financial Aid and Milwaukee Parental Choice Program eligibility.

High School Admissions Process

Enroll as Freshman

  1. Complete Messmer's High School Admissions Application. You must also provide the following items with your completed application in order to have your application request processed:
    • Copy of 7th and 8th grade report card (if a transfer student, a transcript and most recent report card are required. At the end of the school year, an updated, official transcript must be submitted.)
    • Copy of student's immunization records
    • Two (2) letters of recommendation or two (2) completed Teacher Recommendation forms
  2. Meet with an Admissions Counselor. The Counselor will contact you after your completed application package has been processed to schedule a meeting with the prospective student and parent/guardian.
  3. Take the Placement Test. Fill out the registration form or register with the Admissions Counselor to take the Placement Test. Upcoming test dates:
    • Friday, November 2, 2018 and Saturday, November 3, 2018 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  4. Complete Financial Aid paperwork, if applicable. The Admissions Counselor will work with families to determine Financial Aid and Milwaukee Parental Choice Program eligibility.

Transfer Student Admissions Process

Application

All transfer students must submit an Messmer Catholic Schools ONLINE APPLICATION. Applications must contain the student’s current transcript, report card, and the most recent standardized test results from the current school. Students who have an IEP or 504 Plan must submit copies along with their application.

Review of Records

All prospective transfer students will be reviewed by Messmer Catholic Schools’ administration. That review can include, but is not limited to, the academic, attendance, behavioral, discipline, and testing records of the transfer students from all previous high schools.

A credit review also will be conducted.

Acceptance and Enrollment

After a thorough review of all records, students who are accepted to Messmer Catholic Schools will be notified by the admissions office to begin the enrollment process. Accepted students must complete online enrollment. Students wishing to participate in the Milwaukee or Wisconsin Parental Choice Program are able to apply online during an open enrollment period (WPCP February 1-April 20, 2020; MPCP February 1-20, March 1-20, August, 1-20, 2020). CHOICE APPLICATION

Course Selection and Final Review

Course Selection for transfer students takes place after all grades have been recorded from the previous school(s). Students in the Milwaukee or Wisconsin Parental Choice Program will complete course selection after being awarded a seat.

A complete transcript with all grades will be brought to the course selection appointment. Students will meet with a staff member who will help them select courses for the upcoming year.

Print the ADMISSION CHECKLIST to help you complete our entire admissions process.

Choice School Admissions Process

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