Application Process

Academy at the Lakes is the best way to prepare your child for life.

Academy at the Lakes seeks to admit students and families who are aligned with our school’s Mission & Core Values, and who will engage in our community. Please check the specific requirements for the appropriate division, or contact our Admissions team to learn more about the application process.

Academy is a great learning environment for all ages, providing both a rigorous curriculum and a supportive community of peers and teachers. This school is a unique blend of athletics, performing arts, and academics, with a blend of different people from all types of backgrounds. I have made many lifelong friends and established network relationships, thanks to Academy.

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Early Childhood: PreK3, Junior, and Senior Kindergarten

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TOUR OUR CAMPUS

Contact our Admissions team to schedule your campus tour.

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ONLINE APPLICATION

Complete the application online.

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STUDENT VISIT

Schedule a student visit. Candidates applying for Early Childhood will spend some time on campus. Screenings and assessments are usually scheduled during their visit day. A member of our Admissions team will contact you to schedule a visit day once your completed application has been received.

Lower Division: First – Fourth Grades

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TOUR OUR CAMPUS

Contact our Admissions team to schedule your campus tour.

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ONLINE APPLICATION

Complete the application online.

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SIGN

Sign and give the Teacher Recommendation & Release of Student Records Form to your child’s current school. The school will mail this confidential recommendation directly to Academy at the Lakes.

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TRANSCRIPTS

Ensure that Academy at the Lakes has received two years of transcripts from your child’s current or most recent school(s).

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STUDENT VISIT

Schedule a student visit. Candidates entering First – Fourth Grade spend an entire school day shadowing one of our student ambassadors. Screenings and assessments are usually scheduled during their visit day. A member of our Admissions team will contact you to schedule a visit day once your completed application has been received.

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Middle Division: Fifth – Eighth Grades

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TOUR OUR CAMPUS

Contact our Admissions team to schedule your campus tour.

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ONLINE APPLICATION

Complete the application online.

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SIGN

Sign and give the Teacher Recommendation & Release of Student Records Form to your child’s current school. The school will mail this confidential recommendation directly to Academy at the Lakes.

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TRANSCRIPTS

Ensure that Academy at the Lakes has received two years of transcripts from your child’s current or most recent school(s).

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STUDENT VISIT

Schedule a student visit. Candidates applying for grades 5-8 are required to spend time on campus visiting classes, interacting with students, and interviewing with the Division Director.

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ASSESSMENTS

Schedule the required assessment. Assessments for candidates entering Fifth and Sixth Grade will be completed on their Visit Day. Candidates entering Seventh and Eighth Grade must take the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT). Register for this test online at www.ssat.org and enter our school code: 1057. There is a fee for this test that is payable to SSAT.

Upper Division: Ninth – Twelfth Grades

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TOUR OUR CAMPUS

Contact our Admissions team to schedule your campus tour.

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ONLINE APPLICATION

Complete the application online.

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SIGN

Sign and give the Teacher Recommendation & Release of Student Records Form to your child’s current school. The school will mail this confidential recommendation directly to Academy at the Lakes.

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TRANSCRIPTS

Ensure that Academy at the Lakes has received two years of transcripts from your child’s current or most recent school(s).

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STUDENT VISIT

Schedule a student visit. Candidates applying for grades 9-12 are required to spend time on campus visiting classes, interacting with students, and interviewing with the Division Director.

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ASSESSMENTS

Schedule the required testing. Candidates entering Ninth through 12th Grade must take the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT). Register for this test online at www.ssat.org and enter our school code: 1057. There is a fee for this test that is payable to SSAT.  If your child has taken the PSATs, we will accept those scores in lieu of the SSAT.

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Admissions Considerations

Academy at the Lakes seeks to admit students and families who are aligned with our school’s Mission & Core Values, and who will engage in the AATL community.
Admission is based on selective criteria including: the student’s visit day; prior academic record; teacher recommendation; developmental readiness; and standardized assessments. The admission committee will also consider evidence of the applicant’s potential for success in a college-preparatory program.

******Academy at the Lakes does not discriminate in its admissions policies or procedures on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws.*****

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