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Entrance Requirement

For school year 2021-2022, students will be able to enter as rising freshmen only. 

Students seeking admission to the Applied Design College-Preparatory Program must meet the following requirements to be considered: 
• Completed online application 
• Minimum of 3.5 minimum overall unweighted GPA in all courses with no lower than a B
average in any science, math, English, and social studies class in the 7th and 8th grades
(first semester of 8th grade will be considered, not the full year)
• Teacher recommendations from three of student’s current core teachers: math, science,
social studies, English Language Arts
• In-person writing sample 
• Interview 

The Applied Design College-Preparatory Program Admissions Committee will also consider the following during the selection process:
• Standardized test scores
• Discipline record
• Attendance record