Before You Apply
Review the admissions requirements
In order to complete the 2018-2019 application process and be considered for admission to the Class of 2021, applicants must complete ALL of the requirements within the required timelines.
Note to Applicant
Admission is competitive and enrollment is limited. Satisfying the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.
Step 1: Determine If You Are Eligible
Applicants must currently be enrolled in the 10th grade.
Step 2: Complete Application
The application is available September 1, 2018. All OSSM applications must be completed and postmarked no later than midnight on March 1, 2019. Applicants must have completed each section of the application by the deadline to be considered for admission. There are no exceptions to this deadline.
Step 3: Take the ACT
All applicants must take the ACT as a part of the application process. Applicants do not have to take the ACT before beginning the application process; however the ACT needs to be taken prior to the March 1 deadline.
Step 4: Obtain Teacher & Counselor Evaluations
Applicants must obtain evaluations from three teachers and his or her current guidance counselor and/or principal. Applicants must have a teacher evaluation form completed by their:
- 9th or 10th grade Science Teacher
- 9th or 10th grade Mathematics Teacher
- 9th or 10th grade English Teacher
Teacher Evaluation and Counselor/Principal Forms are included with the application materials.
Step 5: Submit an Official High School Transcript – (Including the Fall 2018 Grades)
The deadline for receipt of official transcript March 1, 2019