EnrollmentFebruary 10, 2022 2022-02-10 13:29
Open Enrollment Period
Focus Academy’s open enrollment for the upcoming school year is between November and January. Focus Academy will post the Open Enrollment dates on the school’s website 30 days prior to open enrollment.
If you miss the open enrollment period, please contact our office for details on additional enrollment options.
Applications received during the open enrollment period will be:
- Reviewed by the IEP Team for determination of eligibility
- Included in the school lottery when the number of applications exceeds the number of available openings
- Focus Academy will continue to receive all applications submitted after the open enrollment deadline. If the number of applications exceeds the number of openings during the open enrollment period, a lottery will be held in April. A pre-determined date and time and will be announced on the web site.
If a lottery is held, the remaining applicants within the open enrollment period will be drawn, given a number, and placed on the waiting list. Applications received after open enrollment will be numbered and placed on a class waiting list.
- If the number of applications received during the open enrollment period does not exceed the number of openings, a lottery will not be necessary. All applications will be reviewed for eligibility by the IEP Team, based on the date the application was received by the school. Upon an IEP Team one on one interview with student and family, the student will be offered an opportunity to enroll until all openings are filled.
Applications due: January 14, 2022, at 4 p.m.
Lottery Held: February 1, 2022, at 6:30 p.m.
Parents will be notified of results on
February 8, 2022.
What Do Parents Say? According to our annual parent survey, the overwhelming majority of Focus Academy families recommend Focus Academy and its programming.
“[Searching for] a school for children with disabilities for my daughter is what brought me to Focus and everyone has gone above and beyond for my autistic daughter. She also feels very safe.”
“Focus Academy has not only met our needs but had FAR exceeded anything we could have ever hoped for. When I first read about Focus, I felt it was too good to be true. In the end, I have seen first hand that Focus is far more than anything I could have imagined. ”
“The teachers here are very passionate about what they do, and they also are very good in realizing the strengths of each student.”