Advanced Academics Identification and Placement for High School

Enrollment in High School AAP Programs

All High School Advanced Academic Programs courses (Honors, AP, IB) are open access, and do not require screening.

Current FCPS Student High School Curricular Transfer Request 

High school curricular transfer requests may be submitted for the Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate programs. The course of study must not be offered at the base high school. Parents or guardians may request a transfer to the school with space available that is closest to their residence. Parents or guardians and students must sign a Letter of Understanding for the requested program. Requests are not permitted for individual courses or extracurricular activities.

A student who requests a transfer for the AP or IB program must commit to the advanced academic program:

  1. Each student must take a minimum of four AP or IB classes over the four years, with at least three by the end of the junior year.
  2. Each student is expected to pursue a schedule of prerequisite courses for each program in the ninth and tenth grade years.

High School Curricular Student Transfer Application

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    New High School Curricular Program Student Transfer Application

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology Admissions

The TJHSST Admissions Office has an admissions process supporting the school's goal to serve a diverse student population demonstrating excellence and passion for math, science, and technology.