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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:
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 2023-24 School Year
December 1, 2022 Applications start being accepted for the 2023-2024 school year at 12:01am Please Note: Any applications received before window opens, will not be accepted.
Dec. 1st - Dec. 22nd First Open Enrollment Window (If more applications are received than available openings, SLA will hold a mandatory random lottery selection)(SLA Enrollment Preference)
Jan. 9th - 13th Mandatory Lottery Drawing (Please check email for Lottery # assignment)
January 27, 2023 SLA Welcome Letters and Enrollment agreements will go out to all accepted families
to be completed and returned.
February 11th & 14th 6th Grade Preview
February 24, 2023 Deadline to respond to offer of admission and return enrollment packet
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Any student whose enrollment packet is not received by the end of the day on
February 24th will lose their seat
Please note the above dates are subject to change without notice.