Winter Admissions Information
2023 Winter Admissions Cycle - For enrollment in school year 2023-2024
- All Applicants must have a current PSAT (NMSQT) score
- 9th grade MATA applicants can substitute the PSAT 8/9 for the PSAT (NMSQT)
Thank you for visiting our website! This is where you will find the most current information about the admissions process and the criteria necessary to apply to the Advanced Academy of Engineering & Technology (Adv. AET) and/or the Monroe Advanced Technical Academy (MATA) programs. The 2023 Winter Admissions Cycle is for 9th, 10th, and 11th graders applying for enrollment to the Academies of Loudoun for the 2023-2024 school year. The Admissions & Outreach Team is here to support you through this process. We will be conducting a number of Winter Admissions Information Sessions throughout Loudoun County (see schedule below) and visiting with all of our LCPS high school students at their schools during the 2023 Winter 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!
Winter Application Timeline & Requirements
Application Window Opens | December 5, 2022
Application Window Closes | February 21, 2023
Winter Admissions Testing Session | Saturday, February 25, 2023 (For Advanced AET applicants only)
March 2023 - Admissions offers will be posted in admissions portal
March-August 2023 - Applicant must accept or decline all admissions offers. Waitlisted applicants will be notified as seats become available.
Academies Admission Criteria (click images below)
Advanced AET Admission Criteria
MATA Admission Criteria
Parent Information Sessions - 2023 Winter Admissions Cycle
(All sessions will be in the school auditorium)
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Academies of Loudoun
6:30 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, January 14, 2023
Heritage High School (Library) 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Park View High School 6:30 - 7:30 PM
*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.
Testing Accommodations Information
Advanced AET Writing Assessment
Students applying to the Advanced AET program who are requesting testing accommodations for the Writing Assessment must request the accommodations in writing to AcademiesAdmissions@lcps.org, no later than 12pm (noon) on Tuesday, February 21, 2023.
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 - WINTER
**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.