Important Admissions Information for 2021-2022 School Year


Admissions Process

Sunday, October 4th                  Application Opens @12pm 

Friday, November 6th                Application Closes @11:59pm

Friday, November 13th              Letter of Recommendation(s) Due @11:59pm

Friday, December 11th              Counselor Documentation Due @ 11:59pm

Monday, December 14th            Application Review Process Begins


Criteria for Review

  • Standardized test scores
  • Transcript (Grades 6-7)
  • 8th grade report card (1st marking period)
  • Program choice
  • Essay (Why is County Prep High School your school of choice?)
  • Recommendation letter(s)
  • Any additional school records that support student placement will be accepted.
  • Portfolios are accepted, but not required

Applicants receive separate email notifications when the following is submitted

  • Application
  • Recommendation(s) Letter
  • Counselor documentation


Teacher Recommendation 1 (Required)             Recommendation 2 (Optional)
Applicant provides name and email address in the Recommendation Section of the Application.
Once the application is submitted, the teacher will receive a School Mint link to complete the recommendation.
Hard copies or emails will not be accepted


Applicants will receive a decision via email, by March 31, 2021


If you have any questions, please contact our admissions office:

County Prep High School Admissions
525 Montgomery Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 631-6306

Performing Arts Applicants

Theater Program

To schedule an audition for the theater program, email

Dance Program

To schedule a placement class for the dance program, fill out this form.