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All grades are closed for the 21/22 school year.

Homeschool Families:

If you wish to enroll your students in the Homeschool Enrichment program, please visit the Homeschool Enrichment page.

There is incredible interest in Merit Academy, with waitlists already in place. Because of the high demand, it is important that families choice-in to Merit Academy because they embrace the classical, Core Knowledge, vision and model upon which Merit Academy is founded, not because they simply wish to choice-out of their current school. While we empathize with that plight, it is important that Merit Academy students and families understand and commit to the vision, mission, programs, and processes that so many of our community members desire.

The enrollment process for the 2021-2022 school year is outlined below:

1. Read the Parent/Student Handbook and review the Merit Academy website to ensure Merit Academy is the educational choice you desire for your child(ren).

2. Complete the Enrollment Form (below) as a declaration of commitment to register your child(ren) with Merit Academy.

3. Upon review of enrollment numbers, there may need to be a lottery if there are more enrolled students than there are seats for that particular grade.

4. Families will be contacted with an offer to register if a) their student was provided a seat within the lottery process or b) there was no lottery because there were more seats available than enrolled students.

5. Within 72 hours, parents/guardians will need to accept or decline the offer to attend Merit Academy. If there is no response within that timeframe, that seat will be given to the next student on the waitlist. If you accept the offer, you will be directed to the registration packet. Please print and complete the registration packet for each child. Also, it is important to complete the Family Economic form to qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch and fee waivers; please only complete one of these economic surveys per family (if you might qualify for fee waivers).


Because of the waitlists and speed at which seats fill, please submit your registration packet within a week of accepting the offer (see above paragraph). Failure to do so may result in a status call and reminder for registration. If you elect to withdraw your acceptance of offer, you forfeit your seat(s) for the 2021-2022 school year.


6. If your child is on an IEP, 504, ALP, or with ELL or Read interventions, we ask that you submit registration ASAP. It is imperative that our staff meet with your family to discuss your child's needs and what services we can provide your student.

Documents needed for registration:

*  ENROLLMENT FORM (below)                    



* REGISTRATION FORM (provided upon offer acceptance)




Please complete one form per household UNLESS parent/guardian or address differs among siblings.

If that is the case, please complete one form per student. Please complete only the fields that pertain to your family. For instance, if you have two children, only complete the information for Student 1 and Student 2. You do not need to complete fields for Students 3-5.

Please answer all applicable questions for each child you are enrolling.

My child currently receives these services (please check all that apply)
Ethnicity (Please check all that apply)
My child currently receives these services (please check all that apply)
Ethnicity (Please check all that apply)
My child currently receives these services (plesse check all that apply)
Ethnicity (Please check all that apply)
My child currently receives these services (please check all that apply)
Ethnicity (Please check all that apply)
My child currently receives these services (please check all that apply)
Ethnicity (Please check all that apply)
If the student is not living with parents, does guardian have legal custody? Please provide documentation with registration packet

By submitting this form, I attest that:

  • I am indicating commitment to enroll our student(s) in Merit Academy.

  • the above information is accurate.

  • I have read and agree to the Merit Academy guidelines, vision, and mission as outlined in the Merit Academy Parent/Student Handbook and website.

  • I understand that this is a choice-in school, and I choose this classical, Core Knowledge, educational experience for my student(s) and family.

If there are more students enrolled than seats available, a lottery will commence.

Providing false information will be cause for student to lose the offered seat.

Thank you for enrolling your students.

You will hear from Merit Academy soon regarding acceptance offers, and registration.  Please watch for communications from Merit Academy!

You will have 72 hours from the time you are offered a seat with Merit Academy to accept that offer. Instructions will be sent in email and text, if you provided a cell phone number.

As children of any socio-economic status and cognitive ability equally deserve the benefits of a classical model, Merit Academy will recruit students in a manner that ensures equal access to the school and does not discriminate against students of a particular race, color, national origin, creed, religion, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, socioeconomic status, or need for special education.

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