News and Announcements
February 11, 2016 - Thank you for applying!
Thanks to all who applied for next year's freshman class! The results of the lottery will be released within 2 weeks! Good Luck!
Our Application Process FAQ...
1. How does the application process work?
As a public charter school, AMES aligns with the state and federal policies that determine our operation. This includes conducting a blind lottery for all eligible applicants giving any interested student an equal chance at acceptance. All a student must do is submit the application by the deadline to be considered for enrollment at AMES.
2. When will the 2016-2017 application be available and when is the deadline to submit?
The application for next school year will be available on our website on January 5th, 2016 and must be submitted by February 11th, 2016.
3. Who should apply?
Students who are active learners, motivated, persistent, creative, collaborative, innovative, eager to reach out to others, and willing to AIM for a new future. GPA and other traditional criteria are not required.
The Academy for Math, Engineering and Science (AMES), located at Cottonwood High School in Salt Lake City, provides high school students (grades 9-12) opportunities to extend their knowledge beyond the typical high school curriculum, especially into the worlds of technology, math, science and engineering. At AMES, we are looking for students who are: