Fall Admissions Information
Thank you for visiting our website! The 2022 Fall Admissions Cycle is for 8th graders applying for 9th grade enrollment to the Academies of Loudoun for the 2023-2024 school year. This website is where you will find the most current information about the admissions process and the criteria necessary to apply to the Academy of Engineering & Technology (AET) and/or the Academy of Science (AOS) programs. The Admissions & Outreach Team is here to support you through this process. We will be conducting a number of Fall Admissions Information Sessions throughout Loudoun County (see schedule below) and visiting with all of our LCPS 8th graders at their schools during the Fall Admissions Cycle. Please contact the Office of Admissions & Outreach at any time by email AcademiesAdmissions@lcps.org or by phone 571-252-1992. We look forward to meeting you soon!
Application Timeline & Requirements
Application Window Opens | August 17, 2022
Application Window Closes | October 24, 2022 - Fall admissions window will close at 11:00 PM
Fall Admissions Testing Sessions | November 5, 12, and 19, 2022 (Choose one Saturday)
Late March 2023 - admissions offers will be posted in admissions portal
March-August 2023 (Applicants must accept or decline all admissions offers. Waitlisted applicants will be notified as seats become available.)
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Academies Admission Criteria (click images below)
AOS Admission Criteria
AET Admission Criteria
Parent Information Sessions - 2022 Fall Admissions Cycle
(All sessions will be in the school auditorium)
Monday, August 29, 2022
Harmony Middle School
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Independence High School
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Farmwell Station Middle School
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Seneca Ridge Middle School
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Harper Park Middle School
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
*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.
Fall Information Sessions Presentation (English)
Fall Information Sessions Presentation (Spanish)
Testing Accommodations Information
STEM Thinking Skills Assessment/Writing Assessments Accommodations
Students who are requesting testing accommodations for the Writing Assessment or STEM Thinking Skills Assessment must request the accommodations in writing to AcademiesAdmissions@lcps.org no later October 24, 2022.
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.
Admission Information for Private
and Home-School Students
Private and Home Schooled Applicant Instructions - FALL
**Home/Private schools students offered admission to the Academies of Loudoun must be enrolled concurrently as full-time LCPS students in order to attend the Academies of Loudoun.
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