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Enrollment Information

The Academy serves our students to develop college ready, exemplary citizens by promoting excellence in academics, character and relationships.
Current Openings (as of 08/26/2021)
 
-1st Grade
-2nd Grade
-3rd Grade
-5th Grade
-7th Grade
-9th Grade
-10th Grade
 
Please click here to add your student to our First Come, First Serve list. Once your application is received, you will be contacted, via email, to proceed with the enrollment process.
2021-2022
The lottery for the 2021-2022 is now closed. Please click here to fill out the First Come, First Serve Application. These students will be added to the waiting list based on when their application was received and below the students that applied during the lottery window (Aug. 1, 2020 – Jan. 15, 2021).
2022-2023
The lottery window for the 2022-2023 school year is now open. Please click here to complete the lottery application. The lottery window will close on January 15th.
 
The Academy has a high demand for enrollment, with more students wanting to come to The Academy than we can accommodate due to space and class size limitations. The waitlist for each academic year is established through a lottery process. Potential candidates are processed in this random lottery where each candidate has an equal chance of being selected. Parents/Guardians must submit a lottery application each year when the lottery window is open (August 1st - January 15th). Please note that there are two categories of candidates that are exempt from the lottery process but must still complete a lottery application:

1. Children of staff (application for enrollment occurs within 30 days of hire)
2. Siblings of current students (by family admission date)

If a student is not offered a spot during the initial enrollment period, the student remains on the prioritized waitlist through October 1st. When an opening becomes available, we will offer the spot to the next person on the waitlist. If a parent declines a spot, their student will be removed and they will have to re-apply if they change their minds. 

The Academy does not make any distinction on account of race, creed, color, gender, national origin, or religion of any student who seeks admission. 

Once a student is enrolled at The Academy, their position in the school is secure, and they do not have to re-apply for a position the following year. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
Any child who reaches four years of age on or before October 1st is eligible to enter pre-kindergarten.

PRE-KINDERGARTEN TUITION
Parents will be required to pay a $100, non-refundable deposit.
Full Day Pre-K including BASE care, breakfast, lunch & 2 snacks $1,250 per month
Full Day Pre-K including breakfast, lunch and a snack, without BASE care $1,050 per month
 
 
 
 
 
The Academy has 5 tuition-free, Full Day Kindergarten classes.
 
ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
Any child who reaches five years of age on or before October 1st is eligible to enter kindergarten.

 
 
Pre-K through 2nd Grade-
 
For a virtual tour of North Campus, our Pre-K through 2nd grade building, please click here.
 
For an in-person tour of our Pre-K program- Please contact Amy Jackson at 303-289-8088, Ext. 533 or via email at Amy.Jackson@theacademyk12.org.
 
For an in-person tour of our Kindergarten through 2nd grade programs- Please contact Sarah Ortiz at 303-289-8088, Ext. 524 or via email at Sarah.Ortiz@theacademyk12.org.
  
3rd through 5th Grade-
 
For a virtual tour of grades 3 through 5, please click here.
 
For in-person tours of our Main Campus for grades 3 through 5- Please contact Robin Edmonds at 303-289-8088, Ext. 168. 

6th through 8th Grade-
 
For a virtual tour of grades 6 through 8, please click here.
 
For in-person tours of our Main Campus for grades 6 through 8- Please contact Teri Caswell at 303-289-8088, Ext. 204.
 
9th through 12th Grade-
 
For a virtual tour of grades 9 through 12, please click here.
 
For in-person tours of our Main Campus for grades 9 through 12- Please contact Stacy McCleskey at 303-289-8088, Ext. 450.
 International Students
 
Listed below are the foreign exchange agencies we partner with. Hosting an international student is an incredible experience! Please contact one of these agencies and become a host family!

-Aspect Foundation                                                        
www.aspectfoundation.org
Susan Erker
susan.erker@aspectfoundation.org

-iE-International Experience
www.usa.international-experience.net
Jennifer Iler
j.iler@international-experience.net

-Cultural Homestay International
Rachel Brakel
 
 
 
 
                 
 Serna   
      
Angela Serna                        
Registrar                               
303-289-8088, Ext. 147       
 
 
 
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 Q: Is there a lottery pool for all students?
A:  Yes, for all new students applying to The Academy.

 Q: How do I enroll my student(s)?
A: Once the lottery window opens (August 1st annually), anyone interested in placing their student in the lottery pool for enrollment at The Academy must fill out the lottery application form on-line or come to the Main Campus to fill out a paper application. A separate form is required for each student.  

Q: After I fill out the lottery form, how will I know if my student is enrolled?
A:  We will begin notifying families in February if their student was drawn in the lottery and are eligible for enrollment. Students are not enrolled until the Eligible for Enrollment packet is submitted and reviewed. 

Q:  How many students are in the lottery pool to enroll?
A:  This will vary upon grade level. The average is 100.

Q:  Is there a fee to attend The Academy?
A:  The Academy is a public charter school; therefore, we do not charge tuition except for our Pre-K program. 
 
To view our fees, click here.

Q: If my student is not selected by the lottery for the upcoming school year, will their information be rolled over to the next year?
A: No. Students who are not selected by the lottery or are still on the wait list when school starts will need to fill out the Lottery Application again to be included in the following year's lottery. Names and information will not be rolled over from year to year. 

Q: Does The Academy provide transportation?
A: No. Parents are required to provide transportation to and from school.

Q: How much time are parents expected to devote to The Academy?
A: The Academy does not require parents to volunteer; however, we do encourage it. When families are involved in their children's education, grades and test scores go up, children become more likely to pass and attend better schools after high school, and they tend to have fewer discipline problems.