Interested in joining NJHS in the future?
The application process takes place during the first quarter for eligible 7th and 8th graders. If you are interested in applying at that time, there are a few things you can do to prepare yourself as a strong candidate!
- Study Hard! You are required to have and maintain a 3.7 or higher GPA.
- Get Involved! Join a club, sport, or other organization either at school or in the community to demonstrate involvement on your application.
- Help Others! Community service is a core component of NJHS and part of the application process. Take advantage of volunteer opportunities. Volunteer hours will begin counting towards your NJHS application during the summer before your 7th grade year.
- Be Responsible! You are responsible for showing interest and obtaining information about NJHS. Demonstrate your leadership skills! Therefore, students should seek answers about NJHS and the application process.
New to Ankeney Middle School? Have you already been inducted to NJHS at your previous school? Please see Mrs. Back in room 212.
Applications are due October 30, 2019 by 2 PM to Mrs. Back in room 212.
Please read over the following documents carefully, prior to submitting your application. First eliminations are made by those who do not follow directions.
How to Determine your GPA:
In its easiest form, an A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1 and F=0. For each class you have, you assign the correct number to the letter grade, add all of your grades together and divide by the number of classes you have taken.