Signature Academies offer students a global competitiveness to better prepare them for college and career success. Students enrolled in Signature Academies receive unique curriculum options and supplemental activities that complement the core academic programs at NMUSD high schools.
Signature academies include specialty programs centered on key, industry leading careers and areas of study such as Science, Technology, Engineering and Arts and Math (STEAM). Each of the four NMUSD High Schools offer unique programs, which are open to all ninth grade students within the NMUSD, regardless of their zone of residence.
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted February 15 through April of each year.
Parents will be notified in May if their student was selected into a Signature Academy. Late applications will be placed on the wait list on a first-come, first-served basis. As space becomes available, applications will be reviewed and the applicant will be notified of acceptance by email or phone.
Corona Del Mar High School 9th Grade Signature Academies
Costa Mesa High School 9th Grade Signature Academies
Estancia High School 9th Grade Signature Academy
Newport Harbor High School 9th Grade Signature Academy
Please contact the High School to find out how to apply for the Signature Academies.