How to Apply


High School Diploma Program

Areteem Institute programs are designed for gifted and advanced students who are ready to take on the challenge of accelerated and in-depth courses. The criteria for admission are as follows:

      • Identified as a Gifted and Talented Learner through the school district
      • Passed the recognized tests offered by third parties
      • Consistent high performance at advanced and proficient levels in state standardized tests
      • Outstanding performance in independent scholastic tests for high school and college
      • Outstanding performance in qualified academic competitions

For students who meet one or more of the criteria, please use the following checklists to apply. Note: Previously enrolled students who have not had a lapse in enrollment over 12 months can automatically enroll into their next class via the Registration Portal. For full time enrollment, admission is on a rolling basis. You may join the full time program at the beginning of any of the four seasonal terms. Please note the deadline for application is before the starting dates of the classes each seasonal term (September for Fall, November for Winter, February for Spring and June for Summer). Submit the following required documents to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you have questions about submitting documents or enrolling in a class, feel free to email us or call 949-305-1705 weekdays in our main office in California.

Application Checklist:

      • Complete an Inquiry Form
      • The prospective students must submit an essay (500 word maximum) describing their desire to enter Areteem Institute and their personal strengths and weaknesses
      • Two teacher/non-relative adult recommendation letters (one page in length)
      • At least one standardized test score (for middle schoolers, SSAT (our preferred admission test), ISEE, SCAT; for high schoolers: ACT, PSAT, SAT).
      • School transcripts for the last two years
      • Any supporting documentation to show that the student is gifted and talented, and ready to take on more challenges for academic excellence
      • Paid Application Fee (Fee is waived during Early Registration)

Download the following application forms

Application Checklist

Candidate Profile Form

Transcript Request Form

Parent Statement Form

Teacher's Recommendation Form

Please direct any questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Areteem Main Office

  • Add:  23832 Rockfield Blvd, Suite 155
  •         Lake Forest, CA 92630
  • Open: Monday-Friday, 9:30am-6pm PST
  • Tel: 949-305-1705
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