How to Apply

Admissions Checklist 

Download the Application for Admission (see the menu to the left):

Students
1.) Complete the Student Questionnaire and Student Essay (both in your own handwriting). 
2.) Distribute the English/Social Studies and Math/Science Teacher Recommendations to your current teachers. Fill in your name and the grade you are applying for at the top of each of these forms and place stamps on the envelopes before you give these to your teachers. Be sure that these teachers know you well and are familiar with the application deadline date (November 3rd for early admission, February 15th for regular admission). 
3.) Give the Personal Reference form and a stamped envelope to an adult who knows you well (a coach, teacher, relative, neighbor or employer) and ask him/her to submit this item to JHCS by the application deadline date. 

Parents
1.) Complete Application Forms 1, 2, and 3.
2.) Complete the top portion of the Request for Release of Student Records and Teacher Evaluation, and submit this document (with a stamped envelope) to the guidance office of the school where your son or daughter is currently enrolled. 
3.) Mail the entire Application for Admission, including the Student Questionnaire and Student Essay, and a $25.00 non-refundable application fee to JHCS. (Checks are payable to JHCS, and waivers of the application fee are available upon request.)

4.) Submit Financial grant application via the FAST website (click on "Financial Grants" in the menu on the left)

 

JHCS Admissions Structure

JHCS uses a rolling admissions structure with three phases: Early Admissions, Regular Admissions, and Late Admissions.  Key differences are space within each grade level and financial aid availability.  While we welcome late applications, late admissions will depend on grade level openings, course availability, and remaining financial aid budgets.  In contrast, early admissions applicants are assured spots within grade levels, additional financial aid consideration, and first placements in courses that may fill up later in the admissions cycle.

 

Admissions Calendar  2014-2015

September 2  - February 15
  Application and Interview
Starting September 2, 2014, student applications for the 2015-2016 school year will be accepted by the admissions office.  Appointments for interviews can also be arranged.
October 8th   5:30pm - 6:30pm 
  Open House for Prospective Students and Parents
Please join us for an informal reception at the school. Meet the founders of the school, the faculty, current students and parents. Food and drinks will be provided. JHCS is accepting applications for all grades for the 2015-2016 school year. Admissions packets are available on this website.

November 3

Early admission deadline.  All application materials due.  Financial aid materials due.

December 1

Commitment deadline for students admitted earlyStudents must let JHCS know of their intent to enroll.

February 2

Financial aid materials due for all currently enrolled students.

February 15

Regular admission deadline. All application materials are due. Financial Aid due for all new applicants.

 

LATE APPLICATIONS ARE CURRENTLY BEING ACCEPTED.

 



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