Bring Your Own Device Program

Georgetown Preparatory School is a 1:1 BYOD school, which means all students will be required to bring a device to school. The BYOD model gives students some autonomy to choose a device that they are familiar with and comfortable using. The device can be any of the following, so long as it is no more than three years old:

  • PC laptop
  • PC tablet (with stylus and touch screen)
  • Macbook

Please note - iPads are NOT acceptable devices

Minimum Device Requirements:

  • A Laptop: PC, or Mac
  • PCs running Windows 10, Intel Core i3 or AMD equivalent
  • Macs running 10.13.4
  • Wireless Internet Connectivity (802.11n or 802.11ac)
  • Power adapter (at least 6 hours of battery life)


Hardware Recommendations:

PC
  • Either Intel Core m3, Intel Core i5, or AMD equivalent (or higher) processor
  • 8 GB RAM or higher
  • Windows 10
  • No Questions Asked/Accidental Damage warranty (3 years)
  • 128+ GB storage
  • At least 6 hours of battery life
  • 802.11n or 802.11ac wireless connectivity

Mac
  • Either Intel Core m3, Intel Core i5, or AMD equivalent (or higher) processor
  • 8 GB RAM or higher
  • 10.13.4 Operating System
  • Extended AppleCare (3 years)
  • 128+ GB storage
  • At least 6 hours of battery life
  • 802.11n or 802.11ac wireless connectivity

Required Software:

  • Regularly updated antivirus software
  • Acrobat Reader
  • Web Browser - Mozilla FireFox, Google Chrome, Apple Safari
  • Microsoft Office Productivity Suite
  • Other class-specific software (communicated by teacher)