Incoming Freshmen

FAU High School offers a single round of applications every school year. Admissions selections are based on the competitiveness of applicants, with acceptances offered to the most competitive candidates.

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Required application documentation

(BELOW ARE THE RECOMMENDED MINIMUM CRITERIA LEVELS FOR ADMISSIONS CONSIDERATION) 


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Completed Online Application

Admissions decisions are based on a completed application, with documents, including a completed interview. Applicants who fail to provide all required documentation including but is not limited to, résumé, personal statement, recommendation forms, and entrance exams by the admissions deadline will not receive the opportunity to interview. 

Core Un-weighted GPA

Un-weighted GPA: 3.6 (minimum)

Academic Records are required as part of the online application and are self-reported by the applicant. Final grades from 7th grade, and first semester of 8th grade, are required. Applicants must include a copy of an official high school transcript, showing cumulative GPA, standardized test scores, and all high school courses attempted (including high school courses completed in middle school).

High School Math Courses

Algebra I successfully completed with A or B grade. Geometry preferred to be completed but not required in Math course requirements.


Academic Records are required as part of the online application and are self-reported by the applicant. Final grades from 7th grade, and first semester of 8th grade, are required. Applicants must include a copy of an official high school transcript, showing cumulative GPA, standardized test scores, and all high school courses attempted (including high school courses completed in middle school).

Next Generation AccuPlacer College Readiness Test, SAT Test Score Report or ACT Test Score Report

Next Generation AccuPlacer Test (minimum for admissions consideration):

Reading 265 (out of 300)
Writing 265 (out of 300)
Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics (QAS) 265 (out of 300)
WritePlacer (may only be taken once) 4 (out of 8)

SAT Test Score Report - Each Section (minimum for admissions consideration):

9th Grade        500



ACT Test Score Report (minimum for admissions consideration):

9th Grade 20


The Admissions team does not encourage multiple retakes of the AccuPlacer. We will accept two score reports.


*Students are highly encouraged to submit PSAT, SAT, ACT, or ACT Residual score reports (in place of the Next Generation AccuPlacer) when applying, it is not an admission requirement, however if you have taken either the PSAT, SAT, ACT, or ACT Residual and would like to share the scores, be sure to upload the report within your application.

School Based Standardized Tests

FSA Reading Level 4
FSA Mathematics Level 4
Florida End of Course (EOC) Assessments Level 4

Students without Florida Assessment Scores should submit other school based standardized test scores (e.g. Stanford 10, Iowa Test of Basic Skills, TerraNova)

Letters of Recommendation

  • 2 Core Teachers
  • 1 Administrator/Counselor


Recommendation forms must be submitted electronically within the application from the applicant’s current school. We do not accept recommendations via email or in paper form. The principal/school counselor and academic instructors need to complete the electronic FAU High School form.

Resume

Must be submitted as part of online application

Personal Statement

Must be submitted as part of online application

Interview**

If the applicant is selected, an interview will be required by the Admissions Team

 

**If the applicant is selected, an interview will be required by the Admissions Team. 

 

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Attention!

A non-expired Photo ID is required of the test taker and must be presented prior to testing. You cannot take the test without proper identification. Acceptable forms include:
  • Current Driver's License
  • State Approved ID
  • Current Passport
  • Current Federal ID Card
  • Tribal ID Card