Tuition Enrollment Program

  • Information provided is for 2017-18. Updates for 2018-19 coming in April 2018. 

    Statement of Requirements and Standards for Tuition Enrollment Program


    GPA Requirements

    Elementary – ‘Pass’, ‘Satisfactory’ or similar standard in core subjects; last full year report card and attendance report along with current year must be submitted.

    Middle School/Junior High – 2.5 or better GPA in core subjects; all middle school/junior high school report cards must be submitted to evaluate this standard. Sixth and seventh grade applicants must submit last full year report card and attendance report along with the current year.

    High School – 2.8 GPA (non-weighted) or better GPA in core subjects. Ninth grade students must submit all middle school/junior high school report cards.

    Grade Level

    Elementary & Middle School/Junior High – Student must be age/grade appropriate; placement to be determined by the building Principal.

    High School – Student must be on schedule to graduate in accordance with Birmingham Public Schools graduation requirements. Transcripts must be submitted.

    Testing Scores

    All Levels – Student’s MEAP or comparable test results shall be within the proficient level of age-appropriate students in the Birmingham Public Schools; all MEAP or comparable test results must be submitted.

    Student Behavior & Discipline

    All Levels – Student may not have had any incidents of illegal substance use or distribution.
    All Levels – Student may not have had any incidents of academic misconduct.
    All Levels – Student may not have had any long-term suspension (10 days or more).
    All Levels – Student may not have been expelled from a school.
    Conduct report, along with a conduct letter signed by an administrator, must be submitted. 

    Other Requirements

    All Levels – Enrollment under the Tuition Enrollment Program (“TEP”) is limited to educational programs operated by the Birmingham Public Schools. This does not include center programs operated by the Birmingham Public Schools.

    High School Students – May not enroll from an alternative education program.

    Athletics

    High School – Student eligibility shall be determined by MHSAA guidelines.