Below is significant information regarding Ascend Leadership Academy's Admissions process. Applications for the 2023-24 school year open on January 1st, 2023 and run through February 28, 2023.
If you have any specific questions about admissions please contact Holly Cord at email@example.com.
January 1, 2023: Online application becomes available to the public via SchoolMint Online enrollment system.
January 1 - February 28: Open application period. Any interested student can apply to attend ALA for the 23-24 school year.
March 9, 2023: ALA hosts the enrollment lottery to determine which students are accepted for the 23-24 school year.
After March 9, 2023: Students newly accepted to ALA are able to begin completing registration documents in SchoolMint. Applicants have 10 days from their acceptance date to complete all registration documents.
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/Grandchildren of Full-Time Employees and Board Members.
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)
North Carolina residency is the only requirement to apply to Ascend Leadership Academy.
Grade Levels for 23-24 school year
ALA will accept applications from students who will be in 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders during the 2023-24 school year.
To promote our school and allow potential applicants the opportunity to tour our campus, ALA hosts enrollment tours during the open application period. For dates and times of these tours please be review the information below:
Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 @ 10:00am (6th - 8th grade only)
Wednesday, January 25th, 2023 @ 10:00am (9th - 12th grade only)
Wednesday, February 16th @ 1:00pm (6th - 8th grade only)
Wednesday, February 23rd @ 1:00pm (9th - 12th grade only)