How to Apply

Welcome Prospective Students!

To Apply Using Our Online Application

- Click HERE -  

To Learn More About our Pathways Use 
Quicklinks Located on the Left Side.


Application Materials:

You may apply using our online form by clicking HERE.

A paper application form is located at the bottom of the page. They may also be may be obtained from the Ponaganset High School Guidance Department.

Paper applications may be submitted directly to the Ponaganset High School guidance department or through the guidance department at any sending high school. Assistance in completing these materials is available by contacting the Director of the Ponaganset High School Guidance Department by phone at 401-710-7579 or by emailing

Application Process - Taking the First Steps: 

1. Students should contact Ponaganset High School Guidance Department at 401-710-7579 or email us at to discuss the College and Career Pathway opportunities available to them.

2. Students should attend the Ponaganset High School Open House, Informational Session, and Tour or attend an orientation session conducted at their home school. Students who successfully complete a coursework in related areas shall be given due consideration for available openings.

3. Students and parents who are unable to attend our Open House should sign up for one of the tours of our pathway programs throughout the year. For further information, call or visit the Ponaganset High School Guidance Department.

Admissions Timeline:

The timeline may be adjusted by the Foster-Glocester Superintendent of Schools if it is in the best interest of students or the district.

July - March

Students in each district, with an emphasis on Region 2, will have the opportunity to participate in orientation sessions. Pertinent information related to the Ponaganset Pathways will be distributed through the guidance department.

September – April

Ponaganset High School will advertise the pathway programs, provide print and electronic information, conduct an Open House for interested students and their parents, and schedule tour(s) of the facilities.


Over-Enrolled and Under Enrolled Programs:

In cases where the number of qualified out-of-district applicants exceeds available space a lottery will be held to select among those students who meet the entrance criteria. The general admission criteria may be relaxed or the specific criteria may be relaxed in a specific program if there are unfilled seats in the program and the high school provides appropriate support in literacy and mathematics consistent with the student’s personalized literacy plan. In cases where the number of students whose scores are below the general admission criteria exceeds the space available, a lottery shall be used to select from among those interested students who have completed the application process as outlined above. A program waiting list will be established for those students not selected.

Admissions and Program Continuation Criteria:

Students should be entering into grades nine or ten to apply for enrollment in one or more of Ponaganset High School's Pathways.

To Apply Using Our Online Application

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