Admissions

Essex Technical High School admits students from our 17 member communities to our 24 career technical, animal science, and agricultural programs. Member communities include Beverly, Boxford, Danvers, Essex, Gloucester, Hamilton, Lynnfield, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Marblehead, Middleton, Nahant, Peabody, Rockport, Salem, Swampscott, Topsfield, and Wenham.  Students from across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts are also eligible to apply for admission to Essex Technical High School’s eight (8) animal science, agricultural, and natural resource programs (See: Specialized Agricultural and Natural Resources Programs Nonresident Student Enrollment Advisory, MA DESE below).

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Application Process

All students applying for admission to Essex Technical High School must complete the Essex Technical High School Admission Application and adhere to our Admissions Policy (see below). NOTE: “Non-resident” students applying for admission to the eight (8) animal science and agricultural programs are NOT required to complete a Chapter 74 Non-Resident Tuition application in addition to their Essex Technical High School application (See: Specialized Agricultural and Natural Resources Programs Nonresident Student Enrollment Advisory, MA DESE below).

Steps For Applying: 

  • Parent/Student: Please complete the electronic application (APPLY NOW).   (If you are unable to complete the electronic application, you may download a paper application below. Complete pages 1, 2, 3, and then sign page 4 of this application).
  • Your child’s Guidance Counselor will forward application documents directly to Essex Technical High School for processing:
    • Grades for the current school year (through Term 2) and previous school year;
    • Attendance records for the current school year (through Term 2) and previous school year;
    • Discipline/Conduct records for the current school year (through Term 2) and previous school year;
    • Guidance Recommendation Rating on the application.

No application will be processed if all required documents are not included with the application on or before the First Friday in February. NOTE: “Non-resident” students applying for admission to the eight (8) animal science and agricultural programs are NOT required to complete a Chapter 74 Non-Resident Tuition application in addition to their Essex Technical High School application (See: Specialized Agricultural and Natural Resources Programs Nonresident Student Enrollment Advisory, MA DESE below).

 


 

Admissions Presentation

The video below is a recorded  “Admission Informational Session” from our most recent annual open house.

 


 

Important Admissions Dates:

Grade 8 Counselor Admissions Orientation October 20, 2016
Annual Open House for Prospective Students & Families November 19, 2016
Applications Due First Friday in February
First Round of Acceptance Notifications for Grade 9 Mailed April 15-20 (anticipated)

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Contact Admissions

(978) 304-4705  |  admissions@essextech.net

  • Ms. Marian Garabedian – Student Services/Admissions Administrative Assistant
  • Ms. Sandra Goldstein – Admissions & Guidance Director
  • Ms. Kelly Mello – Admissions Counselor