Admissions

How to Apply

The deadline for application for the 2016-2017 school year has passed. The application for the 2017-2018 school year will be available later this summer.


The Davidson Academy of Nevada is a unique public school specifically designed to meet the needs of profoundly gifted middle and high school students. It is strongly recommended that applicants be in the process of completing 6th grade, at minimum, at the time of application.

Davidson Academy students entering the school

The Davidson Academy is looking for bright students who...

  • score 99.9% or above on accepted intelligence tests and/or on the ACT, SAT or Explore tests;
  • perform at an academic level of advanced middle school or higher in all subjects;
  • exhibit superior intellectual development and academic achievement;
  • demonstrate motivation, social and emotional maturity, and overall readiness for an accelerated educational environment; and
  • are, or intend to be, residents of Nevada.

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Please direct admissions questions to applications@davidsonacademy.unr.edu. We strive to respond in a timely manner, usually within 48 hours of receiving your message.