Dowling Catholic offers tuition assistance for families in need. We remain committed to making a Catholic education attainable for all who wish to attend. More information about tuition assistance can be found here.
If you currently attend eighth grade at a public school, we invite you to shadow a Dowling Catholic student for a day. Please call the Admissions Office at 515.222.1025 to schedule a visit. If you currently attend eighth grade at a local parochial school, Dowling Catholic Student Ambassadors will visit you in October.
Attend the Open House on Sunday, November 4, 2018, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Take a tour of the school, play games, win prizes, talk to the teachers, coaches, and club moderators. A fun-filled day for the whole family!
Students interested in enrolling at Dowling Catholic High School should contact the Admissions Office during their eighth grade year. Students will be considered for enrollment once a copy of the student’s grades, discipline records and official transcripts have been received. All eighth grade students are required to take the Incoming Freshmen Placement Test. The test is used to identify the level of classes that will allow the student to be successful in high school.
Students interested in transferring to Dowling Catholic from another high school should contact the Admissions Office prior to the semester in which they wish to enroll. The student and parent/guardian are required to meet with the Admissions Office to begin the transfer process. Students will be considered for enrollment once a copy of the student’s grades, discipline records and official transcripts have been received.
Dowling Catholic High School is committed to serving the Greater Des Moines Catholic community and embracing learners of all faiths. In an environment that is faithful, caring and dedicated, Dowling Catholic forms each student to become a Christ-centered leader.