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Admissions Newsletter

It’s been a fantastic first semester filled with LOTS of learning, growing in faith, relationship-building, and the excitement of giant machinery showing up on our campus to begin our new gym!
 
We have 887 students at the Academy this year.  Grades TK through 8th grade are FULL. We anticipate grades TK through 9th grade filling in 2024/25. Re-enrollment for the 2024/25 school year starts on Thursday, January 4, 2024 and the fee is $115 through Monday, January 15, 2024. On Tuesday, January 16 the fee increases to $270. On Friday, January 26, 2024 we will begin filling any open seats. To guarantee your seat for next year, you must complete re-enrollment by Thursday, January 25, 2024. 
 
New prospective student applications will be processed beginning Friday, January 26, 2024 and we will begin shadow/testing to fill any open seats. A list of any open grades will be posted on our website on Friday, January 26, 2024. Any applications submitted for a full grade before this date will not be refunded the application fee.
 
We’ve met so many prospective families during our fall admissions tours. We are excited to welcome LOTS of new warriors in 2024/25.
 
Thank you, Lord, for all the many blessings of this year as well as those to come!

Camille Barker
Director of Admissions
 



 

Admissions & Re-Enrollment Dates
Re-enrollment begins in January for the 2024-25 school year. Please read the detail below and see these attachments for more information: Admission Dates, Schedule of Tuition & Fees.

You will receive an email on January 4, 2024, with directions on how to complete re-enrollment. The fee will be $115 by Monday, January 15 and will increase on Tuesday, January 16 to $270. Remember when you submit re-enrollment, this is your 2024-25 contract!

Your student will be guaranteed a seat through Thursday, January 25. If you have not re-enrolled by then, your child’s seat is NOT GUARANTEED. On January 26, we will start processing applications for new prospective students for any remaining open seats.

The window for new sibling applications will also open on January 4. Please apply ASAP. Siblings applying for 1st-8th grade will shadow/test on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 if they have submitted an application. Siblings applying for TK/K and high school will shadow beginning in February/March.


Shadow/Testing Day for Prospective Academy SIBLINGS
Grades 1st-8th Only
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 


Transitional Kindergarten (TK) – 12th Grade
School Year 2024-25

Join us for an informative look into the Academy. Learn more about the mission and vision of our school, review curriculum, and meet some of our students, staff, and faculty.

Whitesburg Baptist ROC – Dining Room
(Academy campus sits behind this building)
7300 Whitesburg Drive
Huntsville, AL 35802


 

Applications open for all prospective new students/families. Applications will be accepted for all grades with openings. Openings will be posted on our website by 2:00 p.m. on January 26.

The application fee is NON-REFUNDABLE so please wait until January 26 to submit your application to ensure the grade has open seats.


 

Transitional Kindergarten (TK) – 12th Grade

  1. Attend Preview Day and/or tour the Academy. (Recommended but not required.)
  2. Submit an online application on our website. **Please make sure you are applying for the correct year!**
  3. Schedule a group shadow OR shadow/test day. **Admissions will schedule and email you after application is submitted.** (Admissions)
  4. Review Admissions packet (Admissions Committee)
  5. Email acceptance or notify of non-acceptance (Admissions)
  6. Complete online enrollment (Applicant)

Shadow/Testing Days for 2nd-12th Grade (Full Day)

Students shadow for a full day with their peers as part of the admissions process. Students also complete admissions

testing on this day. The Admissions office schedules this time after the application is submitted.

  • Thursday, February 8, 2024
  • Thursday, February 15, 2024
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2024
  • Wednesday, April 3, 2024
  • Wednesday, April 17, 2024 (no 7th grade)
  • Wednesday, May 1, 2024 (no 7th grade)
  • Tuesday, May 7, 2024
 

Shadow/Testing Day for 1st Grade (Half Day Sessions)

Thursday, February 22, 2024
Location: ROC Childcare Room

  • Session A – 8:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Session B – 12:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Click here for the 1st Grade Readiness Sheet.


TK & Kindergarten Group Shadow Days

TK & K Group Shadow Days are a scheduled time for a group of 10-16 prospective students to interact with one another and the teachers in a classroom setting as an evaluation for the 2024/25 TK and K classrooms. These shadow days will be assigned by Admissions once an application has been submitted.

 


TK Dates

Location: ROC Childcare Room

Criteria for Transitional Kindergarten Admission

  • Student must be 4 years old by September 1st (Academy full-day program is designed for older 4’s and younger 5’s)
  • Student must attend group shadow day and demonstrate the ability to function with relative ease in the classroom setting
  • Students must have a favorable teacher recommendation and pastoral reference (both are electronically generated from the application)
  • Student must have at least one Christian parent, church home, and parent commitment to church involvement and regular attendance
  • Must have the approval of the Academy Admissions Committee 

Click here for the TK Readiness Sheet.
 


Kindergarten Dates
Location: ROC Childcare Room

Criteria for Kindergarten Admission

  • Students must meet the age requirement of 5 years old by September 1st
  • Students must attend a group shadow or shadow day and demonstrate the ability to function with relative ease in the classroom setting
  • Students must have a favorable teacher recommendation and pastoral reference (both are electronically generated from the application)
  • Kindergarten students must satisfactorily complete kindergarten assessment during the group shadow day. If applying after the group shadow, admissions will complete the assessment.
  • Student family must have at least one Christian parent, a church home, and parent commitment to church involvement and regular attendance
  • Must have the approval of the Academy Admissions Committee 

Click here for the Kindergarten Readiness Sheet.


For Admissions questions please contact Camille Barker.

Click here for the Admissions Dates Quick Reference.