Be a Scholar


TO BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY, A STUDENT MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

  • Be in the 8th grade.

  • Be committed to graduating from high school, getting into college and graduating from college.

  • Meet the income guidelines of the 21st Century Scholars Program, be accepted as a 21st Century Scholar, and commit to fulfilling the Scholar’s Pledge.

  • Have at least a middle school GPA of 2.5 and have passed both sections of ISTEP during the student’s 7th grade year. 


All applications are evaluated by an internal admissions committee .

 

HOW TO BECOME A STARFISH SCHOLAR:

  • Students must apply to Starfish during the fall of their 8th grade year. Starfish is presently accepting applications for the high school graduating class of 2023. 

  • Students must attend a Starfish information presentation at their school or community presentation in order to apply. 8th grade guidance counselors have already scheduled presentations for their 8th graders in October 2018 to December 2018. 

Learn More

To learn more about Starfish, check on the Parent Guide (en Espanol) and watch these videos: