do sophomores internship as well?
do you have to live on campus?
Sophomores are not able to do an internship due to the requirements they have on I-days and also the time it takes to setup the program. Students will apply their sophomore year for their Junior/Senior year.
what time is student curfew?
All students will have to live on campus but are able to go home over the weekends or if there are other appointments.
are k allowed to leave campus during the day?
are students allowed to order food on weekdays/weekends?
Students are not allowed to leave during the school day but there is flexibility on I-days.
Yes, students can order food on weekdays/weekends and family members can bring food as well
Can we visit our kid during weekdays after the school hours? if yes, any specific time allocated?
what time is curfew?
Curfew is a 7pm check, and 10pm in hall check
Will students be prepared specifically for AP exams? Will they have to give AP exam on their own?
Are there language classes?
As our classes are taught at AP levels, they are prepared well for the exams. Families will also utilize guide books for further preparation. All of our AP exams are offered on campus so students will not have to go to any other location.
Our world languages included: French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, and Spanish
what is a high school level science class
for 8th grade applicants
PA classes from 204 will work for science class as 8th grade student?
Yes, PA will meet the requirment
where you can take algebra 1 course ?
how often do students go out for fun every week?
List of typical online high schools for science and/or algebra 1 - American School, Keystone National High School, Illinois Virtual School, Center for Talent Development by Northwestern
What is the dead line for the application?
when is the SAT score due for current 8th grade students
If you don’t get into IMSA in 8th grade, can you apply again in 9th grade?
if you are currently in 7th grade taking algebra and 9th grade level science class can you apply at IMSA
algebra 1 *
The application due date is February 15th, 2021
As per the current situation, some of the centers for SAT Cancelling
yes how do you recommend SAT scores for current 8th graders if tests are getting canceled
how often do students go out for fun every week?
She will speak about the SAT in the next slide; it is not required in this application year due to COVID.
for 9th grade students, should we send the evaluation forms to our middle school teachers, or high school?
It is only requested for admitted students by august
For fun, it depends on the students schedule, but our students do have fun here at IMSA
What is the due date for Priority Academy Application?
You can apply in 8th or 9th grade year. If you are not admitted in 8th grade, you can apply in 9th grade as well
In high school we don’t have much connection to our 9th grade teachers so can we send the evaluation forms to last year teachers
Because of covid
We ask that you send evaluations to your current teachers. You can use your optional for previous year student.
Ok thank you
What laptop is it?
are we able to make our own food?
For Laptops, as long as it has the ability to research the web, word processing, you are good to go. We also have loaners for students if something happens.
Ok, thank you
Is there early deadline for Priority Applications?
When you say 2.5 years transcript, does that include the first trimester of the current academic year?
hard for current teachers to get to know students over zoom for teacher evaluations
besides except grades what do you recommned
You can make your own food as we have hot plates, microwave, toaster ovens in the halls. All RC's have a full kitchen and they are able to allow you to make food in the halls
can you make food at any time?
There is not a priority deadline this year, only 1 deadline at February 15th, 2021
would the March SAT only be accepted if the other sat dates are cancelled? Would we be able to sign up specifically for the SAT on march?
What should we do if we don't have a consoler?
Do you still need to send your SAT scores through college board?
Correct for the 1st trimester, and all of the previous years
Are we allowed to have sat test that are after march
You can make food when you do not have in-room or it is lights out.
No counselor, please speak to your principal or assistance principal as they can send the grade reports
So we can do the SAT but it will not count correct?
If you have the SAT scores, yes, please send them through collegboard
So it will count?
Okay, thank you.
if some kids have SAT scores and some do not have then how do you evaluate the applications?
We will only ask for the SAT if you are admitted and we ask those families to try to complete it before August of 2021.
Ok great thank you
what about sports? Sorry I missed that part do kids get access to sports?
We are not utilizing the SAT in the assessment of students applications for this year.
What is EXCEL program?
For Sports, we are part of the IHSA and have a lot of sport offerings for students. As well as co-curricular activities, chess, science Olympiad, etc
Would you be able to email this PPT ?
This presentation is being recorded and you will be able to access this on our website to see the PPT.
Who should I email if my application is bugged?
The application is live and if you still can't get into your application, email - firstname.lastname@example.org