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Application + Admissions FAQs

Here you'll find answers to frequently asked questions about the Davidson Academy's application and admission processes.

See also the Davidson Academy's Reno and Online campus Eligibility Criteria, How to Apply, and Application Review Process pages.

Reno Campus

How old does a student have to be to apply to the Davidson Academy's Reno campus?

When is the best time for my child to apply to the Davidson Academy? Is there any disadvantage to applying early in the admissions cycle?

When is the final application deadline for the 2022-2023 academic year?

What tests are accepted for application to the Davidson Academy?

Where can my child take one of the required tests?

How can I help my child prepare for the academic readiness assessment if they are invited to participate in it?

If my child has a qualifying score on all of the test sections but one, could they still qualify for admission into the Academy?

Can prospective students or visitors observe Academy classes?

Can out-of-state students apply to the Davidson Academy's Reno school if they intend to reside in Nevada in the future?

How long do you need to live in Nevada in order to be considered a resident?

Can my child reapply to the Davidson Academy if their application has been declined in the past?

Online Campus

Can international students attend Davidson Academy Online?

Other than tuition, what additional costs can families expect to pay for Davidson Academy Online activities or fees?

If a student is enrolled in Davidson Academy Online and their sibling is also accepted, is there a tuition discount for the sibling?

Can I get a list of technology specifications for the course?

What is the minimum age to apply for Davidson Academy Online?

It seems like the Davidson Institute and Davidson Academy understand that age is not indicative of ability level, so why does Davidson Academy Online have age ranges for applicant eligibility?

When will the application process open for the next school year?

Can students take just one or two Davidson Academy online campus courses?

What type of homework is required of students?