Upperclassmen Admission

To qualify for admission after the ninth grade, students must have taken courses compatible with the magnet curriculum. They must also present the following:

• An application and transcript that demonstrates a 3.5 unweighted grade point average.


• A letter from the school counselor that affirms a positive attendance and discipline record.


• If an entering sophomore, successful completion of the entrance exams, which include:

  A reading comprehension test

  A mathematics placement test

  An essay

 • If an entering junior successful completion of an essay and mathematics test.