ADMISSIONS CRITERIA AND PROCESS

Thank you for considering an application to Nashoba Tech!

We are accepting 2023-2024 applications for eligible district 

9th & 10th grade transfer students and district post graduate students. 

Space is limited. 

Start a High School Application Now!

Start a Post Graduate Application

IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING EMAILS!

  • You must use a non-school email address or a parent/guardian email when applying or registering for an event. 

  • When you complete your application, you will receive a confirmation email.  Be sure to check your Spam/Junk folder for this email and mark it as Not Spam/Junk.  This will ensure that you are up to date on the process and will receive any communications that we send.

WHO CAN APPLY?

  • Any student who was promoted from the previous grade level from the following District towns:  Ayer, Chelmsford, Groton, Littleton, Pepperell, Shirley, Townsend or Westford 

  • Non-District and School choice students and Transfer students from other high schools may apply for admission, however acceptance is based on space availability.

  • For admission, students must meet standards set forth in the approved Secondary school admissions policy  or the Postgraduate admissions policy on file with the Massachusetts Department of Secondary & Elementary Education.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

  • Academic Grades: Previous year final grades and current school year-to-date report card

  • Attendance Record: Previous year final attendance printout and current school year-to-date attendance printout

  • Discipline Record: Previous year final discipline printout and current school year-to-date discipline printout

  • Rating form: Completed by your local school guidance counselor, teacher, or other non-relative adult

  • Interview: Held at district middle school, virtually, or at Nashoba Valley Technical High School

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Obtain an application from your local Guidance Counselor, complete an online high school application, or complete the postgraduate application forms.

  • Fill out the application completely with all required signatures and return to your Guidance Counselor or complete the online application and that information will automatically be submitted to your counselor.

  • School personnel or a non-relative adult will complete the Rating Form. 

  • Your Guidance Counselor will submit completed application, grades, attendance, discipline, and rating form (completed by school personnel) in support of your application.

ADMISSIONS STATUS:

  • Students with incomplete applications will be notified by email, text message, or letter of missing documents needed.

  • Completed applications are reviewed by the Admissions Committee.

  • Once a decision has been made, letters are mailed to all applicants, indicating the Admissions Committee's decision to accept, deny, or wait-list the candidate.

  • For non-resident applicants, decisions are mailed after all resident applicants have been processed.

NON-DISCRIMINATION AND COMPLIANCE

TITLE IX CH. 622, S.504

NASHOBA VALLEY TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE IN ADMISSION TO, ACCESS TO, TREATMENT IN, OR EMPLOYMENT IN ITS SERVICES, PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, SEX, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN, IN ACCORDANCE WITH TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 (TITLE VI); ON THE BASIS OF SEX, IN ACCORDANCE WITH TITLE IX OF THE EDUCATION AMENDMENTS OF 1972; ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 504 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973 (SECTION 504) AND TITLE II OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990 (ADA); OR ON THE BASIS OF AGE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AGE DISCRIMINATION ACT OF 1974 (AGE DISCRIMINATION ACT). NOR DOES IT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY, RELIGION, DISABILITY, OR HOMELESSNESS STATUS IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 622 OF THE ACTS OF 1971 (M.G.L. C.76 §5) AND CHAPTER 151B OF THE GENERAL LAWS.

TO REPORT ANY ISSUES, PLEASE CONTACT THE TITLE VI/IX COORDINATOR AT (978) 692-4711, EXT. 11105.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE SEE THE NASHOBA VALLEY TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL POLICY MANUAL, SECTION 5305.EY TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL POLICY MANUAL, SECTION 5305.