Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts in Natchitoches is accepting 2016-17 applications from current freshmen, sophomores and juniors.

The early deadline for completed applications is Feb. 1 and the regular deadline is April 1. Students who have completed all parts of the application by these dates receive priority over students who have not completed the process.

A completed application includes the student’s portion; parental permission; two teacher recommendations (one from an English instructor and one from a math instructor); one counselor recommendation; a recent Act or SAT score; and an official campus visit.

Students are encouraged to register for the December or February ACT test dates.

Apply online at lsmsa.edu. For more information, call (318) 357-2589.