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Sumner Academy Admissions

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Admission Requirements 2024-2025

The Sumner Academy of Arts and Sciences admissions window will open on Monday, November 27th for students interested in attending Sumner for the 2024-2025 school year.  All students in the 7th and 8th grade that are interested in applying for Sumner must complete the online application located on the district website.  The window will close on Friday, February 9th.

Screening Level 1 – Academic Criteria

  • Grade point average of at least 3.0 with no grade of “F” during the most recent 3 semesters in the following core areas: English, Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies

Screening Level 2 – Assessment Criteria

  • Interested students must receive one of the following Fastbridge score combinations on the Fall Winter, or Spring  Assessment for the 2023-2024 school year:

    • Score at/above the 75th National Percentile on the Fastbridge aMath test and score at/above the 50th National Percentile on the Fastbridge aReading test.

    • Score at/above the 75th National Percentile  on the Fastbridge aReading test and score at/above the 50th National Percentile on the Fastbridge aMath test

Screening Level 3 – Attendance and Behavior Criteria

Records of students will be reviewed to determine their attendance and behavior in the 2022-2023 school year and the first semester of the 2023-2024 school year.  Requirements are:

  • Eligible students based on attendance shall be those who have five or fewer unexcused absences for each of the previous three semesters.
  • Eligible students based on behavior shall be those who have no more than one  out of school suspensions for each of the previous three semesters.

 

 

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Appeals Now Open

The appeals window is open through March 28, 2024.

Current KCKPS Students

Parochial/Private School Students

 

Appeal Information

Appeal information will be shared in all letters for parents if their student does not meet the criteria and they would like to appeal the decision. Appeals are open until March 28, 2024.

Click here to appeal

 

Additional Assistance

For any additional questions, please email Ayanna Ervin or call her at 913-627-4363.