Minimum Specifications for BYOD

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Updated for 202-23 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.  MacBooks, Chromebooks, iPads, Android tablets and smartphones do NOT meet minimum specifications.

Beginning with the Class of 2023, all students laptops must have a touch screen and a stylus.

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

  • Operating System: Windows 10 or Windows 11
  • Minimum Screen Size: 10 inches
  • Touch screen
  • Stylus (pen) that is compatible
  • Memory: minimum 8 GB, or more
  • Hard Drive Size: 128 Gb, or more
  • Wireless connectivity: 802.11 b/g/n/a/c
  • At least one full-size USB port (2.0 or 3.0)
  • 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 (ear pieces) and microphone.
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