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We are still accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year for both distance learning and 5-day on-campus learning!

Athlos Academy of Jefferson Parish is a tuition-free, public charter school located in Terrytown, Louisiana.

If you are interested in applying for the upcoming 2021–2022 school year, please follow the instructions in the orange box below.

2021–2022

Student Enrollment Application

Open enrollment for the 2021–2022 school year is now open. A lottery will be held on February 3, 2021. Students may still apply after February 3, but may be put on a waitlist.

IMPORTANT: Filling out this 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 in the 2021–2022 school year.

2020–2021

Student Enrollment Application

Open enrollment for the 2020–2021 school year began for new students entering grades K–8 on November 1, 2019. A lottery was held, but we are still accepting applications for the current school year.

IMPORTANT: Filling out this 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 in the 2020–2021 school year.

Key Dates: 2021–2022 School Year

The open enrollment period for the 2021–2022 school year will be open on November 16.

November 16, 2020

Open Enrollment began

February 2, 2021

Open Enrollment period ends

February 3, 2021

A lottery will be held

After February 3, 2021

Students may still apply but may be put on a waitlist (depending on current enrollment)

Fall 2021

School begins for grades K–8

Key Dates: 2020–2021 School Year

The open enrollment period for the 2020–2021 school year is now open.

November 1, 2019

Open enrollment period began

February 4, 2020

Open enrollment period ended

February 5, 2020

A lottery was held

After February 5, 2020

Students may still apply but may be put on a waitlist (depending on current enrollment)

August 6, 2020

School began for grades 1–8.

August 13, 2020

School began for Kindergarten.

More Information

Enrollment & Lottery Policy

Athlos Academy of Jefferson Parish follows federal and state laws, regulations, guidelines, and practices regarding enrollment of all students. The school shall not discriminate in its admissions or enrollment policies based on race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, disability, intelligence level as ascertained by an intelligence quotient exam, special needs as defined in IDEA, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The school will comply with all state requirements regarding student age at enrollment for kindergarten and first grade.

To understand the process, please see the enrollment process page which outlines the three steps to become an Athlos student. For a visual representation of the process, see the Road to Registration infographic.

According to Louisiana state law, a child must be 5 years old by or on September 30, 2019, in order to be eligible for kindergarten in the 2019–2020 school year.

Enrollment preference will be given as follows:

  1. First to siblings of enrolled pupils and foster children of that pupil’s parent/guardian(s);
  2. Athlos Academy of Jefferson Parish is required to give enrollment preference to and to maintain an At-Risk student population in accordance with state law.

In compliance with Bulletin 126 §2709 regarding enrollment lottery and waitlist:

  1. If the total number of eligible students applying to Athlos Academy of Jefferson Parish exceeds the number of available seats, applicants shall be admitted based on an admissions lottery from among the total number of eligible applicants.
  2. Athlos Academy of Jefferson Parish shall use a lottery for the selection of students in order to reach its maximum capacity and to determine the order in which students will be placed on a waitlist.
  3. Applicants shall be placed on the waitlist in the order in which they were selected in the school’s lottery or in the order in which they applied if the application was submitted following the school’s application period. If an opening occurs, selection from the waitlist shall begin with the first applicant on the waitlist.
  4. Athlos Academy of Jefferson Parish shall maintain its waitlist throughout each school year. Any student admitted to the school must be an applicant on the wait list, if a wait list exists.
What Athlos Parents Say!

“I chose Athlos for my child because after so much research I heard so many good things about this school and when I came, the staff was so awesome! Made me feel so comfortable.”

– Athlos Parent

Check out our family guide!

The family guide includes information about:

  • Our unique facilities
  • Our model and curriculum
  • The enrollment process
  • Athlos apparel, and more!