Eligibility & Process
A new journey
Chapel Hill Academy is excited to welcome new students to our school! We believe every child deserves access to an exceptional education. As a tuition-free public charter school, Chapel Hill Academy is improving the odds of success for children and their families in Fort Worth. The eligibility requirements to apply are detailed below.
the following school districts
are eligible to apply
Children must be at least 5 years of age before September 1 to enroll in Kindergarten, and 4 years of age before September 1 to enroll in Pre-Kindergarten (PK).
|Lake Worth||Mansfield||Northwest||White Settlement|
PK applicants must meet one of the additional criteria listed below, as determined by TEA. Verifying documentation to support the qualifying category is required.
|limited proficiency in English language (English as a second language)|
|economically educationally disadvantaged (based on total household income, as determined by the National School Lunch Program guidelines)|
|dependent of an active duty member of the armed forces|
|has ever been in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services|
|dependent of a person eligible for the Star of Texas Award|
|dependent of a member of the armed forces of the United States, including the state military forces or a reserve component of the armed forces, who was injured or killed while serving on active duty|
|qualified for, and attended, PK as a 3-year-old in the previous school year|
|Information Required for Application|
|First, last, and middle names|
|current grade level and grade applying for|
|parent/guardian phone numbers|
|parent/guardian name and signature|
|Documents Required for Admission|
|Certified copy of the child’s birth certificate|
|Current immunization record|
|social security card for the child (if available)|
|photo ID of parent/guardian|
|proof of residency (Current Utility Bill, Lease Agreement)|
|court documentation or letter from Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS), if applying on the basis of conservatorship|
Non-discrimination Statement as Part of the School’s Admission Policy
It is the policy of Chapel Hill Academy to comply with all state and federal regulations regarding admission. Chapel Hill Academy does not discriminate during the admission and lottery process on the basis of gender, national origin, ethnicity, religion, disability, academic, artistic, athletic ability, or the district the child would otherwise attend.