Prospective Students

  • The information contained here is intended for students interested in applying for possible admission into the academy for the 2019-2020 school year.
     
    Any student attending an academy outside of the attendance zone in which he/she resides, will be ineligible for varsity athletic competition during the first year of academy attendance.

Academy Selection Timeline 2019-2020

  • Sept 23 - Oct. 21 - Middle School Visits
    Oct. 29 - Medical Science Academy Open House (6:30 - 7:30 PM at Hightower High School)
    Nov. 1 - Academy Applications Open
    Jan. 24 - Academy Applications Close
    Academy Entrance Exam Date: February. - Academy Entrance Exam (Email communication will be sent regarding Exam)
    Academy Entrance Exam Location: TBD
    Spring Semester - Academy Commitment Night (Specific Times TBD at Hightower High School)
     

    Online Application: 

      The online application is open and accepting applications. Please complete your application online at: Application Open November 1, 2019 and end January 24, 2020

    Admission Criteria:

    Applicant must be a resident of Fort Bend ISD at the time of application.
     
    The Academy Selection Committee will consider each student's: 
    • 7th grade term grades
    • 8th grade term grades
    • Academy entrance exam grade
    • 7th grade STAAR exam scores
    *The Academy Selection Committee recommends that students applying to the Math and Science or Engineering Academy complete Algebra I prior to the start of their freshman year of high school.  
     
     Admission Requirements:
    • Successful completion of all parts of the 7th grade STAAR exam.
    Final Acceptance, contingent upon:
    • Successful completion of all 8th grade courses during the academic school year.
    • Successful completion of all parts of the 8th Grade STAAR exam.
    • If a student does not meet the above requirements, student will automatically be placed on Academic Probation for the student's incoming Fall semester

Number of Students Accepted:

  • The number of students selected into an academy will be determined based on campus utilization. 

High School Academy Acceptance Process FAQ:

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