Dominican High School welcomes transfer students at the beginning of a new school year. In general a student who transfers to Dominican enters with the cumulative GPA he/she held at his/her previous school; however, decisions regarding evaluation and acceptance of credits towards graduation are reserved to Dominican. Students transferring at the beginning of sophomore year due to a change in home address are eligible for Valedictorian or Salutatorian honors. Transfer students entering junior year are not eligible unless Dominican makes an exception upon admittance. A request for waiver must be made in writing to the Dean of Academics no later that he second semester of a student’s enrollment at Dominican.

Due to special circumstances regarding academic or behavioral records, probationary acceptance may be necessary for some students.

Transfer Admission Process

  • Submit transcript and records from last school attended (Records Release)
  • Complete and submit Dominican High School Application and $35 application fee
  • Student and parent/guardian interview with Dominican Administration
  • Submit Health and Immunization records/birth certificate
  • Student Registration Fee (non-refundable): $100.00 (if admitted)

If you have any questions about the transfer admissions process please contact our Admissions Office at (414) 332-1170 ext. 130.

WIAA Transfer Eligibility
The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA), of which Dominican is a member, states that “a student who transfers from any school into a member school after the fourth consecutive semester following entry into grade 9 shall be ineligible for competition for one calendar year unless the transfer is made necessary by a total change in residence by parent(s).” The WIAA’s residence and transfer rules continue to retain a waiver provision, which may be provided at the request of a school in situations where extenuating circumstances can be documented. For more information on transfer student eligibility and waivers please visit the WIAA site.


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