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 (2019–2020) school year, please follow the instructions in the orange box below.


Student Enrollment Application

Open enrollment for the 2019–2020 school year began for new students entering grades K–7 on December 31, 2018. A lottery was held on February 6.

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 2019–2020 school year.

Key Dates: 2019–2020 School Year

The open enrollment period for the 2019–2020 began December 31, 2018.

December 31, 2018

Open enrollment period began

February 5, 2019

Open enrollment period ended

February 6, 2019

A lottery was held

After February 6, 2019

Lottery notifications sent to families

After February 6, 2019

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

August 7, 2019

First day of the 2019–2020 school year for grades 1–7 (August 14 for kindergarten)

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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.