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Application Process

School for Advanced Studies Steps to Admission

  1. Submit an SAS application online, then print out the Agreement of Understanding and bring it into the SAS office with student and parent signature when picking up the PERT Referral Form (Please see Special Boundary Note below for SAS campus designation on application)


    *Special Boundary Note: Students living south of SW 152 St. (Coral Reef Drive) must apply through the SAS Homestead Campus. If admitted, MDCPS will provide free yellow school bus transportation to and from SAS Homestead as long as the student lives more than 2 miles from the SAS Homestead Campus.

  2. Take the Postsecondary Education Readiness Test (PERT)



  3. Alternative to the PERT
        • Tenth Grade Test Results Only (Scores may not be available before enrollment is capped.)
        • SAT/ACT passing scores (SAT Math 500, Verbal 440; ACT English 17, Math 21, Reading 19 or
        • FCAT passing scores (Reading Level 4 or 5; Math Level 5)

  4. After meeting all criteria, we will contact you to schedule an Intake Session. 

  5. Student and parent/s meet with the counselor for final intake conference and to select college and high school classes



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