Admission and Eligibility Requirements
- must obtain all necessary course credits or be on track to receive all course credits required for advancement to the next grade level;
- must have less than 10% unexcused absences at the time of application submission;
- maintain a record in their current school district free from serious infractions, including but not limited to drug, weapons, threats or acts of violence;
- may not have more than one (1) failing grade in their current academic year at the time of application. A student with more than one (1) failing grade may be placed on a waiting list until such time as they meet the academic requirements prior to the start of the academic year for which they have applied;
- may not have frequent disciplinary violations which may include class cuts, insubordination, tardiness to school, and misbehavior in class. Students may be denied acceptance and/or be placed on a waiting list until such time that the student has improved his/her conduct and/or a probationary plan has been developed;
- Students who are placed on a waiting list due to the reasons stated above will have their records reviewed at each reporting period to determine if they have gained acceptance status.
Acceptance shall be contingent on space availability and the student’s probationary status for at least one (1) semester of the school year directly following acceptance.
Students who cannot meet the eligibility requirements of the program during the probationary period, may be withdrawn from the program at the semester mark or the probationary period may be extended to the end of the school year. This decision will be at the discretion of the Principal.
Students who have severe or habitual disciplinary violations or who may pose a threat to themselves or others or who may be at risk of violating the safety rules within the program of study based on his/her conduct record will be denied acceptance to the program. At the request of the student, parent, or school personnel, a review team meeting shall be convened to review the student’s records and process. The review team shall be comprised of a guidance counselor, case worker (if appropriate), director, and any other appropriate school staff. The review team may develop a safety and/or behavior plan and grant probationary acceptance if the team determine that the student is improving his/her disciplinary status. Students who do not meet admission eligibility and have been denied acceptance may reapply the following year.