Office of College & Career Readiness

It's Time! Early College & AVID Application Information

ATTENTION 8TH & 9TH GRADE STUDENTS! The Early College & College Readiness Student & Parent/Guardian Application for Ben Davis University, AVID, and the Early College Career Center is NOW OPEN! Deadline to apply is February 14th, 2022!

21-22 Application Information & Timeline (click here to view)

  • You must be a current 8th or 9th grade student in order to apply.

  • You must have BOTH the student application and the parent/guardian application completed to be considered and we STRONGLY suggest you complete this together, but you can complete separately if needed (using the same link.)

  • We do accept out of district transfer students or students not currently attending a Wayne Township school! If accepted, there will be a separate out of district application you must complete for Wayne Township.

  • The online application opens December 28th, 2021.

  • The deadline to apply is February 14th, 2022.

  • Interviews will be held in late February/early March and these will be virtual. Please make sure you check your email for the interview information and google meet link.

  • Letters of acceptance or denial will be mailed to all applicants by April 1st, 2021.

  • Our Early College Roadshow presentations for 8th grade scholars will be held in person during the school day on these dates:

  • January 6 & 7 - Lynhurst 7th & 8th Grade Center & Sanders

  • January 10 & 11 - Chapel Hill 7th & 8th Grade Center & Achieve Virtual

  • Our Early College & AVID Parent Night will be held on Tuesday, January 11th from 6:00-7:00pm and the link will be shared here.


FAFSA is now OPEN for the 21-22 filing year. Deadline to file is June 30, 2022. File EARLY to maximize your opportunity to receive more financial aid support for college!

Need help with the FAFSA? Schedule an appointment with your counselor or college admissions coordinator. You can also seek after hours assistance through INvestEd by going to

SAT/ACT Testing at Ben Davis High School

SAT and ACT test dates are out and students can start signing up immediately! These tests are important for any student planning to ENROLL in a college or university at the end of their senior year. Tests will take place at Ben Davis High School.

Pay attention to the normal deadlines for each test date. Registration for the SAT test can be done at .

Registration for the ACT test can be done at .

Need help registering for either of these tests? Schedule an appointment with your guidance counselor, or for BDHS, your college admissions counselor for assistance.

Additional procedures and guidelines have been put in place for both students taking the test at Ben Davis High School, as well as for test center staff.

If you have any questions regarding the additional guidelines established, please contact our office at 317-988-7342.

SAT/ACT Additional Guidelines

Check out all of the exciting events we have planned for the 2021-2022 school year! Please note: this calendar is subject to change at any time.

2021-2022 Calendar of Events

Not sure what you want to do after high school? Check out Naviance, an award-winning college and career exploration program!

To login to Naviance, go to your school's login page, enter your school email address and full date of birth (MM/DD/YYYY). If that doesn't work, you will have to reset your password. Password reset emails will be sent to your school email address or you can see your guidance counselor, IMPACT teacher, or email for assistance.