Admission to the Academy for Health & Medical Sciences

  • STUDENT SELECTION

    Eighth grade students in both Somerset and Hunterdon County may apply to the Academy for Health and Medical Sciences. Students are accepted into the Academy based on the following admissions criteria:

    - 7th and 8th grade GPAs

    - 7th grade standardized test scores (where applicable) 

    - Admissions testing for Mathematics and Language Arts

    - Personal interview

    Parents and students need to work with 8th grade guidance counselors who will assist in ensuring official documentation is included in application packet. Also, parents and students are required to attend Information Sessions on Zoom. See below for details:

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    MANDATORY VIRTUAL PARENT & STUDENT INFORMATION SESSIONS  

    Interested parents and students MUST have attended one of the following.
    The registration cut-off is 5:45pm before the start of each meeting.

    October 26, 2023
    Register for the Zoom meeting here.

    November 16, 2023
    Register for the Zoom meeting here.

    December 14, 2023
    Register for the Zoom meeting here.

    January 11, 2024
    Register for the Zoom meeting here.

    APPLICATION TIMELINES
     
    PLEASE NOTE: Applications are not considered unless you have attended the mandatory Parent Information Session. 

    Application Due Date: Thursday, January 18, 2024

    REMINDER: INFORMATION REGARDING THE ADMISSIONS TESTING WILL BE POSTED NO LATER THAN MARCH 8, 2024.
    WE NEED TIME TO PROCESS THE APPLICATIONS.

    REMINDER: THERE IS NO PREPARATION REQUIRED FOR THE ADMISSIONS TEST. 

    REMINDER: CALCULATORS ARE NOT PERMITTED DURING THE ADMISSIONS TEST.

    ADMISSIONS TESTING
    Saturday, February 10, 2024
    Qualified applicants will receive an email about testing no later than March 8, 2024.

    Personal Interview and Spanish Placement Test
    for Candidates who Qualify for Admission
    Saturday, March 9, 2024

    For questions regarding Academy applications, please contact the Academy Dept. at 908-526-8900 x7148.