The school’s overall admission policy
provides all students an opportunity to complete a vocational program with
no preconceived perception of their ability to achieve. Students are
counseled on academic expectations and basic skills requirements.
The Admission Policy of George
T. Baker Aviation is:
Any person at least 16 years of
age who has graduated or withdrawn from
high school may enroll as an adult student.
Any high school student
attending Miami-Dade County Public Schools may
enroll on a shared-time basis with a recommendation from the high school
counselor. Additionally, high school students may register in adult
classes under certain circumstances.
HIGH SCHOOL APPLICATION
information and an application for admission can be received by
visiting the school between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Monday - Thursday and
8:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Friday.
Applicants holding an F-1
(academic) and M-1 (vocational) student visas should register at the New
Student Reception Center office located at 489 E. Drive, Miami, FL 33166. The phone
number for the New Student Reception Center is 305-883-1445. After this
initial registration, they should follow the regular registration procedures
at George T. Baker Aviation School. All other foreign/non-resident students
may register at the school.
Ability to Benefit
Applicants 16 years of age or
older without a high school diploma or GED showing an interest in the
programs offered at the school are admitted based on their ability to
benefit from these programs. The school’s overall admission policy provides
all students an opportunity to complete a vocational program with no
preconceived perception of their ability to achieve.
All applicants are counseled on
academic expectations and basic skills requirements. If a student fails to
show progress or lacks the ability to profit from the instruction, the
student may be referred to counseling for a program re-evaluation. The
student may also be referred to other programs within the school or the
All students are tested within
the first six weeks of their enrollment period. Students enrolled in the
Aircraft Maintenance Technician program are exempted from TABE
requirements if they pass the FAA license examination. Students with a
college degree are exempted from taking the TABE test. Students enrolled in
the Avionics program are also exempted from TABE requirements if they pass
the FCC license examination. Students without a high school diploma or GED
who will be attending Baker Aviation and utilizing Title IV funds will be
administered The Wonderlic
Basic Skills Test. This test will be used
to determine the eligibility of those prospective students who wish to
attend under the Ability to Benefit law.