Common Application

New Hanover County Schools Common Application for Signature Programs and Specialty Options

*Please read through the application before beginning to fill out online. There may be information that you need to gather ahead of time and/or essays you will want to have written before completing the application. The text of the application is listed below.

You can access the common application by clicking here.

You can see important dates and deadlines here.

Application for New Hanover County Schools High School Signature Programs and Specialty Programs

(This is the data/information you will need to review before filling out the online application linked above)

Student First Name

Student Last Name

Student Middle Name

PowerSchool Student Number

Student's Gender

Student's Age

Student's Date of Birth (dd/mm/yyyy)

Home Address City Zip Code

School Assignment (High School Attendance Zone)

Middle School Presently Attending

If presently attending a charter or private school, please choose or list school

If your child is currently attending a private, charter or is home schooled, has he/she ever attended a New Hanover County School? If so, please list.

Parent/Guardian Name(s)

Parent/Guardian Email Address Parent/Guardian Home Phone

Parent Guardian Work Phone

Parent Guardian Cell Phone

What is the highest grade completed by mother or guardian?

What is the highest grade completed by father or guardian?


CRA at Mosley: no essay required.

Isaac Bear Early College:

Essay will be required onsite. Applicants will be contacted by Isaac Bear for details.


Essay will be required in Part B of the application. Part B will be emailed to applicants

Wilimington Early College: no essay required.

Marine Science Academy at Ashley: no essay required.

IB at Hoggard:

Essay will be required onsite. Available dates are listed on the program's webpage.

Pre-STEM at Laney: no essay required

Lyceum at New Hanover: no essay required