Admission Information

Rising 6th Grade Students

  • Minimum requirements for the R.E.A.C.H. Program:

    • Students must be zoned for Fort Clarke Middle School (this is not a magnet program)
    • 3.0 cumulative GPA (with a minimum of a B average in reading and writing)
    • No more than 10 unexcused absences
    • No "Major" referrals and no more than 4 out-of-school suspension days  

    :  All dates are tentative and will be updated here.

    January 17, 2023

    Admission for rising 6th grade students has closed as of March 7th, 2023.  

    February 9, 2023

    R.E.A.C.H. Open House Event at FCMS from 6:00-7:30 p.m.

    February 14, 2023

    Application Closes  

    February 28, 2023

    Acceptance Notification via Email

    March 7, 2023

    Program Commitment Deadline 

Rising 7th & 8th Grade Students

  • The application for rising 7th and 8th grade students is now available.  If interested in applying for the R.E.A.C.H. Program as a rising 7th/8th grade student, please complete this application by Friday, May12th, 2023.

    This admission application is to be completed by a parent/guardian only.

    All applications must be submitted by Friday, May 12th, 2023.  Meeting the basic eligibility requirements for R.E.A.C.H. does not ensure selection for the program.  The number of students accepted into the program is contingent upon availability.  The decision of the selection committee will be final. 

    Acceptance notifications will be e-mailed to parents on a rolling basis as spots become available.

    Note: Students currently enrolled in our R.E.A.C.H. program do not need to reapply.