Academy of Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing

How to Apply 

In order to be eligible to apply to the Academy of Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing, students must be assigned to Apex Friendship as their base school.  The Academy has an open and equitable student recruitment process that results in a student body that reflects the demographics of the community.  A lottery is used to determine acceptance into the Academy.  AoE is designed as a four-year high school program.  Students are expected to commit to the program for the duration of their high school experience.  AoE requires specific courses as well as an internship before graduation.  
The online application is now open.  Please use this link to complete the online application.  The application will remain open until March 31, 2017 for the 2017-2018 school year.   Please note that students will need two teacher recommendations.  Recommendations' contact information including a current email address is needed in order complete the application. Teachers will be sent a link via email to complete the recommendation.  Teachers have up until April 28 to complete the recommendation.  We are not accepting any paper copies of applications or teacher recommendations. 
Please direct questions to the Academy Director, Diane Cadavid at or by phone at (919) 694-0500 x 20007