Enrollment for the 2017-2018 School Year
If you are interested in your child(ren) attending Athlos Academy of Utah next year please complete the 2017-2018 enrollment application form. Please complete a separate enrollment form for EACH child. Completing the enrollment form makes your child eligible for a seat according to the school’s policy and state law (explained below); it does not guarantee your child a seat next Fall.
The lottery for the 2017-2018 school year was held on the 3rd Tuesday of February, 2017.
Enrollment Admissions Policy and Process
Athlos Academy of Utah will serve 936 students in grades K-7 for the 2017-2018 school year. The school will add grade 8 the following year to grow to a capacity of 1040.
For the 2017-2018 school year:
Kindergarten will have an enrollment of 104.
Grades 1-6 will have an enrollment of 728.
7th grade will have an enrollment of 104.
The annual enrollment period will be held from January 1st -February 15th each year. If there are more applicants than available seats during the enrollment period, a lottery will be held between February 20th and March 1st. All applicants will be sorted into a random order at that time.
Students must be 5 years old by September 1st of the year in which they start Kindergarten and 6 years old by September 1st of the year in which they start First Grade.
Athlos Academy of Utah follows Federal and Utah State Office of Education regulations, guidelines, and practices regarding enrollment of all students. Athlos Academy will conduct an Open Enrollment period annually. The school shall not discriminate in its admissions or enrollment policies based on race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, special needs as defined in IDEIA.
Seats will be offered first to students who qualify for enrollment preference under Utah Admin R277-437. First to siblings of enrolled pupils and foster children of that pupil’s parents; Second to children of the school’s full-time staff, not to exceed 10% of the total student population. Once enrollment preference has been addressed, seats will be offered to students based on the lottery. After the lottery, students will be placed on the wait list for their grade level based on the date their application was submitted.
Parents will be notified by email, phone call, and/or U.S. mail if their child is offered a seat process. It is the parent or guardians’ responsibility to make sure all contact information is correct and accurate.
Parents will have two weeks from the date of notification (time-stamp, call log, or postmark) to respond to an offer by email, phone, in person, or via U.S. mail.
When all seats are accepted for a given grade level, the remaining students will be placed on a wait-list. Students on the wait-list may be offered a seat during the school year if one becomes available in the student’s current grade level. Seats will be offered to students in the order in which they fall according to the most recent lottery. If a student is offered a seat after the start of the school year, parents will have one week from date of notification to accept the offer. Wait listed students are reentered into the lottery each year.
Notice of Transfer
In compliance with Utah Code § 53A-1a-506.5 (3), parents must indicate their intent to transfer an enrolled child to another charter school or a district school by submitting one of the following:
-on or before June 30th, a notice in writing of intent to enroll at another charter or district school.
-after June 30th, a letter of acceptance from the new school indicating enrollment for the following school year.
-during the current school year, a letter of acceptance from the receiving school indicating the students intended start date.