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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 110 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 2023-24 School Year

December 1, 2022              Applications start being accepted for the 2023-2024 school year


January - April 2022            SLA Admission Events

Date TBD    ​                          6th Grade Preview


January 15, 2023                 End of first Open Enrollment Period (If more applications are received     

                                               than available openings, SLA will hold a mandatory random lottery selection.)


January 16, 2023                 SLA sends out Welcome Letters to all accepted families

February 16, 2023               End of Second Open Enrollment Period (If more applications are received

                                               than available openings, SLA will hold a mandatory random lottery selection.)


March 1, 2023                      Enrollment packets go out to all accepted families to be completed and returned

April 1, 2023                         Deadline to respond to offer of admission and return enrollment packet

Please note the above dates are subject to change without notice.