The Application Process

Eligibility for Admission

Professing Christian applicants with at least one parent who professes faith in Christ and regularly participates in a Christian church are eligible for admission. Professing Christian students without a professing Christian parent may be sponsored by a church or Christian ministry in lieu of a professing Christian parent.  

International students, please click here for information on eligibility .

Application Process


Complete the online application, which includes a teacher and church referral and non-refundable $75 fee.


Complete an admissions interview.


Take the admissions test on February 2, 2022 (additional dates available upon request).

Completed applications received by February 2, 2022, will be considered by our Admissions Committee and applicants will receive an admissions notification on February 18, 2022. If accepted, an applicant can reserve their spot with a $300 registration fee paid by or on February 28, 2022. After February 28, 2022, this registration fee increases to $400.

We recommend that all parts of the application are complete by the time of the admissions test on February 2, 2022. After February 2, 2022, admissions decisions are made on a rolling, space-available basis. Applicants will be placed in a wait pool once spots are no longer available.

Considered in the Application Process

  • Applicants who express a desire to pursue a Christian education, are active participants in a local Christian church, and have a church reference
  • Applicants who are prepared for the challenging academics Covenant offers as indicated by their admissions test score, middle school transcripts, and teacher reference
  • Priority placement is given to current families with qualified sibling applicants

For the 2021-2022 School Year

The 10th grade is currently full for the 2021-2022 school year. We are accepting applications for the wait pool. If a spot becomes available, all applicants in the wait pool will be notified and given one week to confirm interest and move forward with an admissions interview. All wait pool applicants are unranked and will be considered together for any available spot.

We are currently accepting applications for the 11th grade on a rolling basis until spots are no longer available.

If you would like to learn more about Covenant High School or have any questions about the application process, reach out to Logan Hope, Admissions & Marketing Director at 253-759-9570 or

Covenant seeks to serve the whole Christian community and maintains a student body from many different churches. Covenant admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities made available to CHS students. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the admission policies, scholarship and other school-administered programs.