• Thank you for considering a High School Acceleration Program.

Late Application Window

  • The on time applicant window for High School Acceleration Programs (AP Capstone, AICE, Early College, and IB) was open from Monday, December 2nd at 8:00 AM - Thursday, January 23rd at 4:30 PM.

    The late application window for the 2020-2021 school year closed on July 23rd. Late decision notifications will be sent on Thursday, July 30th to the email address associated with the students’ Parent/Guardians’ Focus Parent Portal Account.

    No additional applications will be accepted for the 2020-2021 school year.

    To learn more about AP Capstone, AICE, Early College, and IB, you may watch a short 20-minute presentation at the following link: 2020-2021 HSAP Information.

    Information about application process for the 2021-2022 school year will be available November 2020.

  • Evaluation Criteria

    Admissions into an acceleration program will be based on the following criteria.  Applicants must be on grade level for both Reading and math on the Grade 7 FSA (Level 3 or higher) and enrolled in or have already completed Algebra I. Applicants must earn a total of 70 points and will be ranked in order according to the total points.

    • 0-36 points – Grade 7 Core Academic Final Grades (English, Math, Social Studies, and Science)
      • A = 9 pts, B = 6 pts, C = 3 pts
    • 0-30 points – Grade 7 FSA and/or NRT in Reading and Math
      • Level 5/Exceed Expectation = 15 pts, Level 4/Above Grade Level= 10 pts, Level 3/On Grade Level = 5 pts
    • 0-34 points – Grade 8 Core Academic Grades (Quarter 1 & 2 English, Math, Social Studies, and Science)
      • A = 4.25 pts, B = 3.25 pts, C = 2.25 pts
  • Thank you for considering a High School Acceleration Program!

    We wish you and your student a successful educational journey.

  • HSAP Office Location

    Parent Resource Center, 4037 Boulevard Center Drive, 2nd Floor, Room 200, Jacksonville, FL 32207