AMES Academy accepting applicants

info@islandpacket.comJanuary 17, 2013 

An academic magnet program for high-achieving Beaufort County elementary students interested in math and science is now accepting applications for the 2013-14 school year.

Eligible students include rising third-, fourth- and fifth-graders in the district's gifted and talented program. Also eligible are rising third-, fourth- and fifth-graders who have scored in the 75th percentile or higher on a standardized achievement test such as MAP or ITBS, and who have a B average or higher in reading, math and science.

The curriculum will be explained at meetings Feb. 6 and 7 at Beaufort Elementary School and Feb. 5 and 12 at Pritchardville Elementary School. Each meeting will start at 6 p.m.

Online applications must be completed by March 8 and are available at

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