Admission Process

Admission Process
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Overview John McMeekin

For students interested in applying to be a part of the incoming 9th grade class in the 2020-2021 school year, please see the timeline below:

  • The application will be available online for current SCUSD students from November 18, 2019 – December 19, 2019
  • If you live in the SCUSD boundaries but attend a non-SCUSD school, you must pre-register for access to the online application – pre-registration is available at the enrollment center (5601 47th Avenue)
  • For students who attend 8th grade at a Sacramento City Unified School District location: application testing will be at your school on Wednesday, December 11, 2019
  • For students who live inside the SCUSD boundaries and attend a school that is not an SCUSD school: application testing will be at West Campus on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9 am
  • For students who live inside the SCUSD boundaries and miss one of the previous two dates: make-up testing for the application will be on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at West Campus High School at 9 am
  • In addition to testing, cumulative grade point average from all grading terms in seventh grade and the first grading term of eighth grade will be considered
  • In addition to testing and grades, student activities will be reviewed
  • In addition to the above criterion, two teachers will be selected to complete a recommendation form – one teacher should be the current ELA teacher, the other teacher should be from a current teacher with classroom knowledge of the applicant (math teacher, science teacher, or social science teacher)
  • Please visit the High School Specialty Program page of the Sacramento City Unified School District website for further information.