Admissions...

 

Admission for the new school year begins in early March.  However, Mirus Academy accepts new students year-round, as space is available.  

Admissions...

Mirus accepts new students year-round, as space permits

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"Mirus Academy families are wonderful.  I'm completely blown away by the support given, and I feel so blessed to surrounded by such wonderful people. You all bring so much joy to my life. I'm so grateful to be part of the Mirus community.

          -- Mirus Parent

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Mirus Academy has a selective application process and is unable to accept every student that applies.  Potential students are required to meet the requirements listed below:   

  • Age: New students must be between the ages of 13 - 17 years old.   

  • Grade Level:  Beginning Fall 2021, Mirus Academy is a "High School" only, serving students in 9th - 12th grade (8th graders may be accepted on a case-by-case basis).  

  • Citizenship: Mirus is NOT able to accept international students with a student visa.  Students must either be US Citizens or living with parents who are in the USA on a work visa. 

  • Testing: Mirus Academy requires applicants to have scored at the 50th percentile or higher on previous standardized tests (STAAR, ITBS, Stanford, Terra Nova, etc).  If a student does not have recent standardized test scores, Mirus will provide a placement test during the admissions process.  Mirus does not require the ISEE, but accepts the scores if they are available. 

  • Report Cards: Students seeking admission should have semester grades of 70 or higher on the past 3 years of report cards.

  • Learning Challenges: Mirus can accept students with mild to moderate learning challenges, as long as that student is currently reading and doing math on the grade level that is typical for the student's age.  Unfortunately, Mirus is not able to accept students on the autistic spectrum.  Please read "Can Mirus Accept...?" for more information. 

  • Emotional Challenges: Mirus can accept students with mild to moderate emotional challenges, including anxiety and depression; however, Mirus is not a therapeutic school and cannot meet the needs of students with severe mental health challenges. Please read "Can Mirus Accept...?" for more information. 

  • Disciplinary History: New students may not have a history of suspension, alternate placement, expulsion, illegal activity, or drug/alcohol use within the past 3 years.