Elon Academy Selection Criteria
• Current Freshmen (there are no opportunities to join the Elon Academy after the late winter of a student’s freshman year)
• Students who are Alamance County Residents and/or attend high school in Alamance County. Students DO NOT have to attend an ABSS school to be eligible; they may attend a private school, public charter school, or be home schooled.
• Demonstration of financial challenge and/or no family history of college (including older siblings currently in college or about to attend college)
• Demonstration of academic promise (a GPA no lower than 3.0 on a weighted scale)
• Little pattern of disciplinary problems
• Desire to succeed
• Need for support