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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:
Existing Student with Sarasota County Schools
Online Re-registration Form is available in:
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