Minimum Specifications for BYOD

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Updated for 2024-25 School Year

Students may choose either a Windows laptop or a Windows convertible tablet pc as their device.  Any device you consider for purchase must meet or exceed the specifications listed here.  If you already own a device that you plan to bring, it must also meet or exceed these specifications.  All student laptops must have a touch screen and a stylus.

MacBooks, Chromebooks, iPads, Android tablets and smartphones do NOT meet minimum specifications.  

Windows Laptop, or 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 11
  • Touch screen
  • Stylus (pen) that is compatible
  • Memory: minimum 8 GB, preferably more
  • Hard Drive Size: 256 Gb, or more
  • Minimum Screen Size: 11 inches
  • Wireless connectivity: 802.11 b/g/n/a/c
  • Built-in camera, microphone and speaker
  • Anti-virus/anti-malware protection (Windows Defender is provided free from Microsoft)

REQUIRED accessories:

  • Additional power adapter to keep at school
  • Protective sleeve
  • Compatible Stylus
  • Headset that is compatible with your device.  To clarify, a headset has headphones (earpieces) and microphone.
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