School of the Future throws a few extra challenges into things:
You can sign up for the open house on 10/20.
You need to request an interview via email with a form that has a space for a mandatory essay:
Once you submitted the completed form, they will notify you via email about the interview. All forms must be submitted by 11/27. Interviews happen after applications are due in December. They also ask students to bring a portfolio with them to their interviews.
You can find ALL this info at the first link above. I also copied and pasted it below.
Procedures for Entrance into Ninth Grade
Step 1: Come to an Open House
SOF hosts two open houses in the fall. Please understand that because the open houses have limited capacity, applicants will be booked in date and time order (first come first served).
Due to personnel constraints we cannot take requests over the phone.
Step 2: Apply to School of the Future
Eighth Graders: List School of the Future on the high school application that you will receive from your guidance counselor or coordinator for high school admissions. Because SOF is in high demand, if you rank SOF as one of your top choices, you have a better chance of being matched with SOF. Although SOF is a screened program, we are still part of the Department of Education’s matching process.
Students must fill out the form and do the MANDATORY essay to be eligible for one of our interview sessions. Please print out the form and follow the instructions.
Step 3: Come for an Interview
All students who email an Interview Request Form, will be contacted via email with an appointment date. Please fill out and do the essay and EMAIL back to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ALL interviews for high school admissions are being held on Saturday, December 9th. There will be 2 sessions that day. All interview requests must be in by Monday, November 27th, 2017. You will only get one chance to interview.
In addition, once the interview date is set, we ask that students bring in the following items on their interview date:
- Student portfolio must include recent math, science, and humanities work
(Please note any student work or information submitted will not be returned to the student.)
- Standardized test scores
Thank you. Good luck!