Dates and Deadlines

Thank you for your interest in the Academy for Science and Design! 

Please note:  Enrollment for this academic year (2019 - 2020) is completed and there are no open seats available.  If a seat does become available, we will be offering enrollment to a student who completed the application process last year and is currently on our wait list.

We are currently accepting applications for the 2020 - 2021 school year.  Please note that the lottery for 2020 - 2021 was conducted on January 22, 2020.  Any applications received at this point will be added to the wait list in the order they are received.

We do not rollover wait lists from year-to-year. 

Admission dates for the 2021 - 2022 school year:

Admissions will open on
September 14, 2020
The application packet (both online and paper portions) and the Information Session Registration Form will become available on this website on this dateWe will not release them earlier than this date.

Admissions Information Session
The sessions for the 2021 2022 application process will held on
Saturday, October 24, 2020 and
Saturday, December 5, 2020. 
These sessions will run from 9:00 am to 11:30 am.
The applicant and one parent only should plan on attending one of these sessions.
Due to fire and safety codes, registration is required and space is limited.  The registration form can be found at a tab on the left of this page.

Application Deadline
(To be eligible for the exempt and general lotteries)
Monday, December 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm - any applications received after this date will be date and time stamped.  The applicant will be added to the wait list behind all applicants that were eligible for the Admission lotteries.

Lottery (held at ASD)
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 1:30 pm
Applicants do not need to attend the lottery.

Any application received after the deadline will be time and date stamped in the order received and added to the wait list behind all applicants that were in the Admission Lottery.  The chances of any post-deadline applicant receiving an enrollment offer is exceptional unlikely.  We highly recommend completing and submitting all portions (both online and paper) of this application well before the December 14, 2020 deadline.  Incomplete applications received before the deadline, but not completed before the deadline, will not be given an extension.

Please be sure to review all of the web pages in this Admissions section before contacting the school with questions regarding admissions.   
Most questions can be answered by reviewing this area.

ASD Fact Sheet:
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Version en Español

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The Academy for Science and Design does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, national/ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability in its programs, activities, admissions and employment practices. This refers to, but is not limited to, the provisions of the following laws:

  • Titles IV, VI, and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 - race color, national origin

  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

  • The Age Discrimination Act of 1975

  • Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) - sex

  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) - disability

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) - disability

  • NH Law against discrimination (RSA 354-A)

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