• Successful completion of Algebra 1 by the end of 8th grade
    • Average of English, Math, Science, and Social Studies final grades from 7th grade
    • One Middle School Teacher Recommendation 
    • Video submission
    • Math and ELA placement tests

    Admission Rubric

    Data Source

    Maximum Points

    7th Grade Average: Math, Science, Social Studies, & English 


    Teacher Recommendation


    Personal Video Submission


    Audition for Academy for Performing Arts:  Dance, Theater, and Vocal  Applicants only 


    Admissions Test: 25 for ELA, 25 for Math


    Total Points Possible


    *150 for APA

    What to expect after submitting an application

    • Remember to check your application status & update through the Applicant Status Page 
    • All communication will be via email
    • Acceptances/non-acceptances late-January to early-February
    • Students at or above a qualified score per academy will advance
    • Those that will not advance will receive notice
    • Qualified applicants from  underrepresented and non-traditional populations identified in the Perkins V Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment will be selected to fill seats in the academies.
    • Remaining qualified applicants will be selected using an independently supervised random selection process
    Questions about applications?