Instructions for Completing
Part I: Applicants to the LCPS Academy of Science must log into the LCPS
webpage at www.lcps.org to register and obtain an account password. Applicants
will use this login to access the application. If an applicant is under the age
of 13, we suggest that you substitute the parent’s date of birth in order to
obtain a username/password.
In order to be considered for admission you must submit Part I of the AOS
Application for Admission no later than the posted deadline and complete the
payment process at the LCPS Payment Portal.
Part I of the AOS Application for Admission must be submitted no later than
September 22, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. You should plan to complete this application
in one sitting, and click on "DONE" to submit your application. After
submitting your application, you will see a message on the screen confirming
our receipt of your application. It is STRONGLY recommended that you print and
retain a copy of this screen for your records. THIS WILL BE THE ONLY
CONFIRMATION OF YOUR COMPLETION OF PART I OF THE AOS APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION.
Please do not call the Academy of Science office to request confirmation of our
Applicants will be registered to take the PSAT on Saturday October 15th at
Dominion High School, and to take the California Critical Thinking Skills
Inventory on a date TBD in fall 2016. LCPS eighth grade students will take the
CCTDI on a school day in their middle school; location will be announced for
private and home school students.
Applicants will be asked to provide the names of their current mathematics and science teachers. Applicants should be sure to list their EIGHTH GRADE mathematics and science teachers.
applicants will receive an admission ticket for the PSAT via USPS during the week of October 3, 2016. The letter will be delivered to the mailing address listed in the applicant's application.
All applicants will be notified by email of the CCTDI testing date and
location. The message will be delivered to the student email and parent email listed in the application.
THERE IS NO ADDITIONAL TEST REGISTRATION BEYOND THE COMPLETED APPLICATION.
The application fee of $33.00
covers the cost of both tests. You may pay by credit card using the LCPS Portal
(there will be a $.98 service charge) or by giving a check to the bookkeeper at
your LCPS middle school. To access the Payment Portal, please go to
https://webinter.lcps.org/paymentportal/ and follow the instructions to submit
letters with finalist status to be postmarked and mailed to all Part I applicants
no later than January 9, 2017. Finalists will be invited to complete Part II of the
AOS Application, and to complete a writing prompt and the California Critical
Thinking Skills Test.
PLEASE CLICK HERE TO ACCESS AOS APPLICATION PART I