Eighth grade students in both Somerset and Hunterdon County may apply to the Academy for Health and Medical Sciences. Students are accepted based on the following admissions criteria:
- 7th and 8th grade GPAs
- 7th grade standardized test scores
- 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.
Parents are required to attend a Parent Information Session held at the Somerset County Vocational and Technical School's campus.
IMPORTANT 2015-2016 DATES
(In case of inclement weather, please refer to Somerset County Vocational and Technical School's website.)
Parent Information Sessions
All sessions: Begin at 6:30 PM (at SCVTHS)
Thursday - October 22, 2015
Thursday - November 19, 2015
Thursday - December 17, 2015
Thursday - January 14, 2016
(All sessions: Check-in begins at 8:30 AM and testing runs from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM)
Saturday February 6, 2016
Saturday February 20, 2016 (Snow Date)
Check-in begins at 10:00am
Please Note: Only students who have submitted a completed application will be eligible for admission testing. Once your application is received, we will contact you for a testing date.
Personal Student Interviews
Qualifying applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview appointment.