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FAU High School Admissions

Minimum Requirements for Consideration

Applicants for Grade 9

  • Un-weighted Core Subject Area (English, Math, Science, Social Studies) GPA: 3.5
  • High School Math Courses
    • Required - Algebra I Honors (Must complete Algebra I Honors by the close of Grade 8 school year). 
    • Recommended - Completion of Algebra I Honors and Geometry Honors by the close of Grade 8 school year.
  • Accuplacer College Readiness Test:
    • Reading Comprehension – 80
    • Sentence Skills – 80
    • Elementary Algebra – 70
    • Accuplacer Study Resources: http://accuplacer.collegeboard.org/students
    • SPECIAL NOTE - Students that have not yet completed Algebra I Honors may encounter significant unfamiliar subject material on the Accuplacer Elementary Algebra Section, and should consider testing later and applying according to the Regular Applicant Timeline.
  • School Based Standardized Tests:
    • FCAT Reading – MINIMUM REQUIRED Level 4
    • FCAT Mathematics – MINIMUM REQUIRED Level 4 
    • Florida End of Course (EOC) Assessments – MINIMUM REQUIRED Level 4
    • Students without Florida Assessment Scores should submit other school based standardized achievement test scores (e.g. Stanford 10, Iowa Test of Basic Skills, TerraNova)
  • Counselor/Principal Recommendation

Applicants for Grades 10-11

  • Un-weighted Core Subject (English, Math, Science, Social Studies) AND Un-weighted Cumulative GPA: 3.75
  • Accuplacer College Readiness Test:
  • High School Math Courses
    • Algebra I Honors, Geometry Honors, and Algebra II Honors, with ALL COURSES successfully completed with A or B grade.
  • School Based Standardized Tests:
    • FCAT Reading – MINIMUM REQUIRED Level 4 
    • FCAT Mathematics – MINIMUM REQUIRED Level 4 
    • Florida End of Course (EOC) Assessments – MINIMUM REQUIRED Level 4
    • Students without Florida Assessment Scores should submit other school based standardized achievement test scores (e.g. Stanford 10, Iowa Test of Basic Skills, TerraNova)
  • Counselor/Principal Recommendation
Last Modified 4/15/14