Information for Parents

Information for Parents

Enrollment at Mount Tom Academy

Admission is on a rolling basis and may occur throughout the school year. Total enrollment in the program is usually between 15 and 20 students. Students remain on the sending high school’s rolls and, upon completion of Mount Tom Academy, receive high school diplomas from the sending school. Mount Tom Academy follows the regular high school calendar and matches vacation schedules, and grades and attendance are reported to schools regularly.

For Parents:

The first step for applying for admission to Mount Tom Academy is to schedule an appointment with the guidance counselor at your student’s high school. Referrals are accepted through the school district. Your student’s ability to participate in Mount Tom will be decided through an intake process which includes an on campus visit and interview, and open communication between the student, family, and school district. For Mount Tom to make the best decision for acceptance into the program, we will need:

  • A copy of the high-school transcript and a copy of the most current report card
  • A copy of any Chapter 766 Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and/or a Secton 504 Accommodation Plan, if relevant
  • Approval of the principal or director of the sending high school (required if currently enrolled)
  • A referral from the high school to be in a diploma program, if the student has previously left school

Success Rates

  • 9 out of 10 students who have attended Mount Tom Academy since 1999 have graduated.
  • All students enrolled in the Mount Tom Academy program meet the CD requirements set by MA and their sending districts
  • Approximately 50% of graduates apply to study at the college