Please read the information below before beginning the application process. These policies are effective for the Cosmetology.

Application Submission Requirements:

  • Submit your completed application by March 22, 2020 and print the required documentation (application checklist). Late applications will not be accepted.
  • Hand-deliver your application checklist to your school within three (3) school days after submitting the application.

Note: Take the Cosmetology Exam on April 4, 2020.

Cosmetology Program

Students will be offered admission based on their composite score using the following rubric:

Attendance: 25% - Students may earn up to 25 points.

1-5 absences: 25 points

5-10 absences: 20 points

10-15 absences: 15 points

15-20 absences: 10 points

20-25 absences: 5 points

Grades: 20% - Students may earn up to 20 points per core academics only (math, science, English, history) and the grades will be averaged. Students applying in grade 10: 9th grade final grades, 10th grade through 2nd quarter. Students applying in grade 11: 9th and 10th grade final grades, 11th grade through 2nd quarter.

Number Grade Letter Grade Rating

100-98 A+ 20

97-96 19

95-94 A 18

93-92 17

91-90 A- 16

89-88 B+ 15

87-86 14

85-84 B 13

83-82 12

81-80 B- 11

79-78 C+ 10

77-76 9

75-74 C 8

73-72 7

71-70 C- 6

69-68 D 5

Reading/Comprehension Test: 25% - Students may earn up to 25 points.

95-100 25 points

90-94 20 points

85-89 15 points

80-84 10 points

75-79 5 points

Math Test: 15% - Students may earn up to 15 points.

90-100 15 points

80-89 10 points

70-79 5 points

Practical: 15% - Students may earn up to 15 points.

3 – Above average: Performed with minimal assistance 15 points

2 – Average: Performed with assistance 10 points

1 – Below average: Could not perform the task 5 points

Entrance Requirements:
To be eligible for a seat at Cosmetology for the 2021-2022 school year, the applicant must meet the following criteria: Take the cosmetology exam on April 4. Applicants will be notified after March 15 of which location (Freehold/Neptune).