The Academies of Loudoun has two application cycles:
Fall Admissions Cycle – application window for Academies of Loudoun fall 2019 admissions, 9th grade entry (for AET and AOS programs)
Winter Admissions Cycle – application window for Academies of Loudoun fall 2019 admissions, for Advanced AET (11th grade entry) and all MATA programs
The Academies of Loudoun 2019 Fall Admissions Cycle is currrently underway – The fall application window will CLOSE on October 18, 2019 at 12:00 PM "noon".
Academies of Loudoun Admissions Information
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We will hold the following fall admissions information sessions (for interested AET/AOS program applicants):
Monday, 9/23/19 Dominion High School Auditorium 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, 10/10/19 Briar Woods High School Auditorium 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Target audience: 8thgrade students and families
Interpretation Request - Please email AcademiesAdmissions@lcps.org if you require interpretation services to attend an information session. Please include preferred date(s) and language(s). NOTE: All requests must be received no later than five (5) business days prior to your selected information session.
CCTDI/STEM Thinking Skills Assessment/CCTST-N Accommodations Information
Students who are requesting testing accommodations for the CCTDI or STEM Thinking Skills Assessment must request the accommodations in writing to AcademiesAdmissions@lcps.org, no later than 12pm (noon) on October 18, 2019 and for the CCTST-N and Writing Assessment no later than 12pm (noon) January 6, 2020.
Important: Only accommodations for standardized assessments that are part of an IEP (Individualized Education Program), Section 504 Plan, or an EL-APP (English Learner Assessment Participation Plan) can be considered.
Fall Admission Cycle Timeline
August 12, 2019 – Fall admissions window opens for Academies of Loudoun fall 2020 admissions (for AET and AOS programs). (closes at 12pm on October 18th) $35 application fee must be paid before application is complete (fee is automatically reduced or waived for free/reduced lunch status). Once payment has been made, please login to the admissions portal and schedule the assessments that are required This link will take you to the Application Portal.
October 18, 2019 - Fall admissions window closes at 12:00 p.m. (noon)
November 2nd or 9th, 2019 – Phase 1 - California Critical Thinking Disposition Inventory (CCTDI), STEM Thinking Skills Assessment
January 11, 2020 - Phase 2 (finalists only) California Critical Thinking Skills Test (CCTST-N), Writing Assessment
March 2020 – Admission offers will be posted in admissions portal
March-May 2020 - Students must accept or decline all admissions offers
Admission Information for Private and Home-School Students - Fall Application
Admission Information for Private and Home-School Students - Winter Application
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