How To Enroll Your Child
Core Foundations Academy schools are FREE public charter schools that are open to ALL kids, including kids with special needs. To enroll your child into one of our schools, you simply need to submit an application through our online enrollment portal for the location of your choice during our Open Enrollment period. You do NOT need to sign your application – simply submit it through our easy-to-use online enrollment portal.
In the event that there are more applicants then spots open at a particular school, all applications are put into a lottery which is hosted by a third party company. The Open Enrollment period is NOT first-come, first-served. Only applications completed during the Open Enrollment period are included in the lottery pool. Applications submitted after the Open Enrollment period has ended will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis, behind applications received during the Open Enrollment period. You may apply to more than one Core Foundations Academy school, but you must submit separate applications, per student, to each of your preferred locations.
Students currently attending one of our schools will be guaranteed an enrollment slot (seat) for the following year, unless they notify the school that they will not be returning.
Siblings of students must still apply, however, they’ll receive preference and are likely to get in if there is space in the school.
We understand the importance of establishing fair and equitable criteria for student admission and shall fully comply with all state and federal Charter School Laws regarding admission policies and procedures. Core Foundations Academy is a non-sectarian institution in all respects, and does not discriminate against any student, employee, or other person on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability, or any other criteria prohibited by law. An admission criterion does not consider intellectual or athletic ability, aptitude, disability, race, creed, national origin, religion, or ancestry.
Applicants who are offered enrollment will be provided with instructions for accepting the offer, and printing, signing and returning your Registration Packet.
If you have questions regarding enrollment at Core Foundations Academy you can contact the Enrollment Department at (800) 281-6380 or email us at Enrollment@CoreFoundationsAcademy.com
Enrollment Opens June of 2021!
The school year starts in mid August (the specific day varies each year).
Our schools are capped at 300 students. Our schools will be 1st-6th grade and 7th-12th grade. And eventually we’ll have schools that are for ages 1-6.
Our first schools will be located near Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania, and in Humacao Puerto Rico. The exact locations will be announced soon, please join our mailing list to get the announcement.
We don’t do any labeling at Core Foundations Academy. At our schools, a student is a student. We will of course provide the special assistance your child requires, however, they won’t be labeled or singled out. They’ll be treated as the brilliant superstar they are.
If you have a child with special needs, please consider joining our “Tapping Into Brilliance” team which is in charge of getting all Core Foundations Academy’s fully equipped to accept ALL kids with all types of special needs and to help them THRIVE.
The Tapping Into Brilliance Team is comprised of paid faculty, volunteers, community leaders, and fundraisers. For more details and to join the team, fill out the short form below.
Join our Tapping Into Brilliance Team!
This form is for those that are interested in joining our Tapping Into Brilliance Team as a volunteer. You get to choose your level of participation, it could be as little as 2 hours a month or helping out with an annual or semi-annual fundraiser. After you submit the form below, you’ll receive information about the Tapping Into Brilliance Team and our current needs, volunteer opportunities and open faculty positions. Thank you for your interest!