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Admissions Information

2018/19 Applicant Information

Non-LBUSD Applicants acceptance notification for the 2018/19 school year will be sent out in early March.


LBUSD Applicants will hear which high school programs they were accepted into sometime between mid-February and early-March.

CAMS Application Process for Admission


 Requirements for consideration:


1. Students MUST reside in the CAMS attendance area:

  • School Districts: Compton Unified, Hawthorne, Inglewood Unified, Lawndale, Lennox, Long Beach Unified, Lynwood Unified, Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified, Torrance Unified and Wiseburn.
  • The following middle schools in the southeastern portion of the Los Angeles Unified School District: Bethune, Carnegie, Caroldale, Carver, Clay, Curtiss, Dana, Dodson, Drew, Edison, Fleming, Gage, Gompers, Harte, Mann, Markham, Muir, Nimitz, Peary, South Gate, White and Wilmington.
  • Private/charter school students who live in the attendance area of the above middle schools are also eligible to apply.

2. Academic Requirements:

  • Completion of Algebra or the equivalent
  • 3.0 cumulative academic GPA for grades 6-7
  • 3.0 GPA on most recent 8th grade report
  • Score at the Met or Exceeded level on California State Standards Test (SBAC)

 3. NON-Long Beach Applicants ONLY*: Complete our online application, which includes all parts listed below:

CAMS online application will be available on December 4th.  

  • Online Application: Non-Long Beach Applicants the application window will open on 12/4/17 and close on 12/20/17. (Non-LBUSD students ONLY)
  • Completed counselor report placed in a signed, sealed envelope. The counselor report must include the following and be returned or mailed by either the counselor or parent directly to CAMS.
    • An official transcript and a copy of the students most recent progress report from grade 8
    • A copy of all SBAC test scores from the spring administration
    • Private school students must include copies of all standardized test scores for 6th and 7th grades 
    • *Admissions to CAMS is designed to provide opportunities for qualified students from every middle school in our consortium. CAMS accepts 1-3 students from every public middle school that submits qualified applications. 

4. If you reside in Long Beach, attend a LBUSD school, or a private school in Long Beach then you will apply through the CHOICE Office. Our online application is only for NON-Long Beach Applicants.  Please note, the CAMS application window is different than the LBUSD Choice Application.  


Please contact Mr. Thompson, CAMS Assistant Principal, at if you have questions.