STEP 1: Completed applications will be screened to ensure minimum expectations are met:
- Must reside in UMS boundaries
- Incoming 6th grader for the 2018-2019 school year
- Composite grade poing average of a B (80%) for content area classes (Reading, ELA, Math, Science & Social Studies) based on 1st semester report card from 2017-2018 school year.
- Score within the appropriate range on the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) based on ranking of all applicants.
STEP 2: Selected students are required to attend student/parent meetings to discuss student expectations, responsibilities and commitments as a USTEM student.