• Admissions

    Incoming Freshmen & Prospective Students

    Welcome, incoming freshmen. You are entering high school amidst comprehensive educational changes catalyzed by pandemic. The past year may be very different from any previous ones and we understand you may have more questions than usual. Our school reopening planning team is working hard to create robust models based on input from stakeholders. The team is making student and staff safety their priority. For more information and updates, please visit the main Phoenix Union High School website.  GTA is an individual school situated on the Maryvale HS property and requires application.

    Admission to the Gifted and Talented Academy is a process that includes 1. Application, 2. Interview and 3. Admission.

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    1. Apply now

    Application schedule and forms

    We are now accepting freshman applications for the 2021-2022 school year.  The G & T Academy will have approximately 50 available spots for 9th grade students. 

    Application Schedule for entry Fall of 2021:

    Early Application

    November 21st 2020       Application Window opens at Phoenix Union HSD Expo

    By January 15th 2021      Completed Application Packets received Jan 15th will be given priority status.   

    Nov. 28th, 2020 - Jan 23rd 2021     Applicant Interviews are scheduled by appointment

    By February 16th 2021   Notification of application status

     Students will be notified of their application status by mail. Students will be notified of acceptance, placement on the wait list, or non-acceptance. 

    Regular Application

    By April 2021 Completed Application Packets are due

    Feb 20th - April 17th 2021  Applicant Interviews are scheduled by appointment

    By May 5th 2021 Notification of application status

    Students will be notified of their application status by mail. Students will be notified of acceptance, placement on the wait list, or non-acceptance. 

    Please note: The G & T Academy will continue to accept applications and schedule interviews until enrollment capacity has been reached.  If there are more qualified applicants than spaces available, a lottery will be used to select students for enrollment. After a lottery, a wait list will be maintained for qualified applicants in the event that openings in enrollment occur.  A lottery will again be used to fill any new openings. 

      Download and complete the application or pick up a paper application from the Maryvale High School office. Please also fill out this Form C as well.

     

     2. Set up your interview

    After returning the application forms, please schedule a time for your interview.  All interviews start at 3:00 PM

     https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/GiftedTalentedAcademy@phoenixunion.org/bookings/

     

     3. Notification of admission

    Febrary 16, 2021  and May 5, 2021

     

    Questions?  Please email Dr. Singh  rsingh@phoenixunion.org