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

If you are interested in applying for the current school year (2022-23) please follow the instructions in the blue box below.

If you are interested in applying for next school year (2023-24) please follow the instructions in the orange box below.

Starting December 1, 2022, we will accept enrollment applications from new students entering grades K-8 at Athlos for the 2023-24 school year! Enrollment is open to children living in Jefferson Parish and all surrounding parishes.

For the best chance of becoming an Athlos student, submit your application before the lottery on February 1, 2023. If you submit your application after February 1, your student may be added to a waitlist.

Current students do not need to re-apply.  Registration updates for current families will begin January 3.

2022-2023 (Current School Year)

Student Enrollment Application

All new students in grades K-8 interested in attending Athlos Academy for the 2022-23 (current) school year will need to fill out an application form. This is for NEW families only. Please select 2022-2023 when you complete the form.

2023-2024 (Next School Year)

Student Enrollment Application

All new students in grades K-8 interested in attending Athlos Academy for the 2023-24 (next) school year will need to fill out an application form. This is for NEW families only. Please select 2023-2024 when you complete the form.

Inquire and Visit

Are you curious if Athlos Academy is right for your child? Visit our campus and meet with our school staff to learn more. We look forward to meeting you!

Enrollment Process

3 Steps to Become an Athlos Student

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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.