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Admissions at Student Leadership Academy

We are delighted you are interested in enrollment at Student Leadership Academy. SLA has one primary entry point in 6th grade in which we typically take 100 students. Admission in 7th and 8th grade is dependent on space availability, but we are currently accepting waitlist applications.



Complete the Application for Admission. Applicants will be notified by mail or email of acceptance. Grade levels may have limited availability.  



Upon acceptance, download the Enrollment Guide for further steps and needed documentation.  


First-Time Students to Sarasota County Schools

Online Registration Form is available in:

                English         Spanish

Existing Student with Sarasota County Schools


Online Re-registration Form is available in:

                English         Spanish

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If you have questions or issues with the form, you can contact the school’s registrar via email. 

Important Dates for the 2021-22 School Year

October 15, 2020                Applications start being accepted for the following school year


January - April 2021            SLA Admission Events

January 27, 2021                 Virtual Town Hall Meeting for Preview


January 31, 2021                 End of first Open Enrollment Period (If more applications are received than available                                                   openings, SLA will hold a mandatory random lottery selection.)


February 1, 2021                 SLA sends out Welcome Letters to all accepted families


March 1, 2021                      Enrollment packets go out to all accepted families to be completed and returned

April 1, 2021                         Deadline to respond to offer of admission and return enrollment packet