Eligibility

 

1. Children MUST reside in Atlanta proper and be zoned for an Atlanta Public Schools

2. Children MUST be in K-5th by 8/2/2021 and must be the following ages by 9/1/2021:

Kindergarten - 5 years old

1st Grade - 6 years old

2nd Grade - 7 years old

3rd Grade - 8 years old

4th Grade - 9 years old

5th Grade - 10 years old

** PLEASE NOTE: Entry Age for Public Kindergarten and First Grade

A child must be five years old on or before September 1st to enter Kindergarten. The child must be six years old on or before September 1st to enter 1st grade. The school must verify age before enrollment.

A child who was a legal resident of one or more states for a period of two years immediately prior to moving to Georgia and who was legally enrolled in either a public Kindergarten or first grade, or a private Kindergarten or first grade accredited by a state or regional association, would be eligible to enroll in Georgia schools, provided that the Kindergartner is five years old by December 31st or the 1st grader is six by that date.

Application Deadline:               March 12, 2021, at 5:00 P.M.

Who is eligible to apply?         Students living within the Atlanta Public                                                                Schools attendance zone. 

 Space Available:                        The following spaces are available in grades                                                            K-5.

                                                        GRADES AND SPACE AVAILABLE:

                                                        Kindergarten: 50 seats

                                                        1st Grade: 25 seats

                                                        2nd Grade: 34 seats

                                                        3rd Grade: 27 seats

                                                        4th Grade: 38 seats

                                                        5th Grade: 38 seats

If there are more applications than space available,  a random lottery will be held to determine admissions for Fall 2021.  

 

Acceptance Letters:   Will be mailed out on March 31, 2021.  Parents will have two weeks to accept their child’s seat.  Letters will have specific instructions for enrollment procedures. 

 

Enrollment Window:     March 15, 2021 through April 30, 2021