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Any eighth or ninth grade student who is a resident of the North Shore Regional Vocational School District, (Beverly, Boxford, Danvers, Essex, Gloucester, Hamilton, Lynnfield, Manchester by the Sea, Marblehead, Middleton, Nahant, Rockport, Salem, Swampscott, Topsfield and Wenham) who expects to be promoted to the grade they seek to enter by their local district, is eligible to apply for fall admission to North Shore Technical High School, subject to availability of openings.
Students who are applying to enter Grade 10, who are not residents of the district, are eligible to apply for admission through School Choice, subject to availability of openings and provided they expect to be promoted to the grade they seek to enter by their local district.
Due to the volume of ninth grade applicants from within the district communities, School Choice is not available to entering ninth grade students.
Students interested in applying to North Shore Technical High School for fall admission in grades 9 and 10 should:
- Obtain an application from their local school guidance counselor as early in the school year as possible. An application can also be obtained from a download (click on the application button) or by contacting the Guidance Department at North Shore Technical High School at 978-762-0001 Ext. 231.
- Return the completed application form to the local guidance counselor. This form requires student and parent signatures.
- The local guidance counselor will then complete their portion of the application form, providing all required documents which include grades, attendance, discipline and counselor recommendations and submit to the Admissions Committee at North Shore Technical High School by March 1st.
- Interviews will be scheduled at the applicants sending school.
- Completed applications are reviewed by the Admissions Committee.
- Letters are mailed to all applicants in April, indicating the Admissions Committee’s decision to accept, deny, or wait list candidates.
- For non-resident applicants, letters are mailed after all resident applicants have been processed.
Completed applications are processed by the Admissions Committee using the following criteria:
- Academic Grades
- Discipline Record
- Recommendation by local counselor and teacher