Online High School - How to Apply

The Davidson Academy Online High School is specifically designed to meet the needs of profoundly gifted high school students. 

Applicants must be in the process of completing at least 6th grade, at minimum, at the time of application and able to work at an accelerated level based on the following eligibility information.

The Davidson Academy Online High School is looking for bright students who:

  • are 12 years old as of Sept. 30 (in the school year for which they are applying);
  • score at the eighth, ninth or 10th grade level on the ACT or SAT (see Online High School Qualification Criteria for score requirements);
  • score 99.9% or above on intelligence tests (typically a score of 145 or above);
  • reside in the United States;
  • perform at a 9th grade academic level or above 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 committed to actively participating in a full-time online educational environment.

Davidson Academy Online High School Application

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