Admissions

Application Process

All students applying for admission to Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School must complete the Admission Application and adhere to our Admissions Policy (see below). NOTE: “Non-resident” students applying for admission to the eight (8) animal science and agricultural programs are NOT required to complete a Chapter 74 Non-Resident Tuition application in addition to their admission application (See: Specialized Agricultural and Natural Resources Programs Nonresident Student Enrollment Advisory, MA DESE below).


Applications for the 2019-2020 School Year Are Now Being Accepted

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Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School

Annual Open House 

For prospective families

Saturday, November 17, 2018
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School admits students from our 17 member communities to our career technical, animal science, and agricultural programs. Member communities include Beverly, Boxford, Danvers, Essex, Gloucester, Hamilton, Lynnfield, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Marblehead, Middleton, Nahant, Peabody, Rockport, Salem, Swampscott, Topsfield, and Wenham.  Students from across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts are also eligible to apply for admission to Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School’s animal science, agricultural, and natural resource programs (See: Specialized Agricultural and Natural Resources Programs Nonresident Student Enrollment Advisory, MA DESE below).

 

Important Admissions Dates:

Applications Due (Class of 2023/Grade 9) Friday, January 11, 2019
First Round of Acceptance Notifications for Class of 2023/Grade 9 Mailed April 15-20, 2019 (anticipated)
Transfer Applications Due (Class of 2022, 2021, 2020) April 15, 2019
Transfer Acceptance Notifications(Class of 2022, 2021, 2020)
Please note: In addition to Admission Policy standards,  acceptance to Grades 10-12 is limited to availability in CTE programs.
August 1, 2019 (anticipated)

 

Steps For Applying: 

  • Parent/Student: Please complete an admissions application The electronic application for Fall 2019 admissions will be available after October 15, 2018. You may download a paper application below. Complete pages 1, 2, 3, and then sign page 4 of this application;
  • Your child’s Guidance Counselor will forward application documents directly to Essex North Shore for processing:
    • Grades for the current school year (through Trimester/Semester 1) and previous school year;
    • Attendance records for the current school year (from September through January) and previous school year;
    • Discipline/Conduct records for the current school year (from September through January) and previous school year;
    • Guidance Recommendation Rating on the application.

No application will be processed if all required documents are not included with the application on or before the Second Friday in January* (1/11/2018). NOTE: “Non-resident” students applying for admission to the eight (8) animal science and agricultural programs are NOT required to complete a Chapter 74 Non-Resident Tuition application in addition to their Essex Technical High School application (See: Specialized Agricultural and Natural Resources Programs Nonresident Student Enrollment Advisory, MA DESE below).

 


 

Admissions Presentation

The video below is a recorded  “Admission Informational Session” from our most recent annual open house.

 


News & Updates


Contact Admissions

(978) 304-4705  |  [email protected]

  • Ms. Marian Garabedian,  Student Services & Admissions Administrative Assistant
  • Mr. Joel Spruance, Admissions Coordinator & Gr. 9 Assistant Principal
  • Ms. Kelly Mello, Admissions Counselor
  • Ms. Wendy Fajardo, Admissions Counselor