Below is significant information regarding Ascend Leadership Academy's Admissions process. If you have any specific questions about admissions please contact Holly Cord at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ashley Thompson at email@example.com.
Application Open to the public
January 1st, 2021
Open Enrollment Period
January 1st - February 28th
March 4th, 2021
New Student Registration Period
Begins March 4, 2021
Important Information for Applicants
North Carolina residency is the only requirement to apply to Ascend Leadership Academy.
Grade Levels for 2021-22
ALA will accept applications from students who will be in 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th graders during the 2021-22 school year.
If ALA receives more student applications than spots available, we are required by law to host a public random lottery to determine which students shall be accepted. ALA's charter allows for approximately 80 students per grade level.
Ascend Leadership Academy may give enrollment priority under the following circumstances as stated in G.S. 115C-218.45.
Children of Full-Time Employees
Siblings of Current ALA Students
A student enrolled in a charter school that does not offer the student's next grade level.
Family Surname entered once (sibling applying)
New Students Apply Here
Due to COVID-19 regulations. ALA will not host traditional enrollment tours per usual. In lieu of enrollment tours ALA adminisration will host virtual events for prospective families. Stay tuned to ALA's website for more specific information about these events.