Henry Ford Early College

APPLICATION 22/23

Current 8th Graders

Our high schools (HFEC/MFG/EDU) are open to Wayne County Residents.

Dearborn Public Schools will receive their application in the school email from their middle school counselor in February 2023.

All others check back in mid January 2023 for your application.

We are no longer accepting students for the 22/23 school year.

TIMELINE for 2023/2024 applicants:

  1. Please check back on the blog for our application in MID January 2023
  2. There are 2 applications for 3 high schools.  The one located here are for students who do NOT attend a Dearborn Public Middle School
  3. ONLY 1 APPLICATION PER STUDENT will be accepted
  4. Deadline to submit applications is March 1st.
  5. READING TEST WILL BE ON A SATURDAY IN MARCH (Date TBD).  Applicants will receive an email when a date is scheduled.
  6. Students who did not pass testing will receive a letter. Students who passed will go into the lottery.
  7. LOTTERY (DATE TBD) – last year we received over 500 applications and over 300 students went into the lottery with 150 students accepted into our 3 high schools.
  8. After the lottery, the first set of letters are I’m sorry, you were not accepted.  
  9. If you receive an accepted letter (April/May) a reply is expected to continue your enrollment. Follow the instructions in the email.
  10. Once the accepted student/family has confirmed their acceptance, you will receive information on how to apply to Henry Ford College. You will have 2 weeks to complete this.
  11. Each student will have an account at the college, HFC.  Each student will also receive a college email (HAWKMAIL) when their application is accepted.
  12. ALL NEW STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO BEGIN USING THEIR COLLEGE EMAIL (HAWKMAIL) ONCE THEY APPLY.  Our office will ONLY communicate with hawkmail.

APPLICANTS/PARENTS, PLEASE BE ADVISED

While the Advanced Manufacturing and Pre Education schools do not have mandatory requirements, Early College has a MANDATORY hospital requirement that students MUST fulfill before they are able to go downtown to Henry Ford Health System on Wednesday’s.  The district will provide transportation from the HFC campus to the hospital each Wednesday beginning in October.

The HFEC high school is specifically for students interested in entering the health care profession.   

Each student MUST have the following before entering the hospital in October 2023.

  1. Uniform – Lab Coat, Polo, Scrubs (JUNE)
  2. CPR Training (MANDATORY ORIENTATION IN AUGUST)
    • FYI – 2022 Orientation was the week of Monday, August 22nd.
  3. REQUIRED – Flu Vaccine (SEPTEMBER)
    • Exemptions are available, and must be signed by a religious leader or physician. 
  4. REQUIRED – COVID Vaccine/booster (SEPTEMBER)
    • Exemptions are available, and must be signed by a religious leader or physician. 
  5. REQUIRED – TB Test (AUGUST)

Each NEW STUDENT will make an appointment with HFHS Employee Health Detroit MI  48202 and have ALL REQUIRED documentation (3, 4, 5) on file by September 30th. THIS MAY NOT BE DONE AT YOUR PHYSICIANS OFFICE – HENRY FORD HEALTH RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DECLINE ANY STUDENT, VOLUNTEER, OR EMPLOYEE