How To Apply 2020-2021

Criteria for Enrollment

As a college preparatory school, First Academy-Leesburg admits students primarily on the following criteria:

  • Grades of C and above on most recent report card.
  • No suspension or expulsions on discipline records from previous schools.
  • Minimum FSA score of 3 or if the standardized test scale is 1-9, a minimum score of 5.

Dates to Remember

First Academy-Leesburg gives special consideration for qualified students currently enrolled at the First Academy Preschool, siblings of current First Academy-Leesburg students, and First Academy alumni who have students entering kindergarten when they apply during the early admission.

Early Admissions Dates:

February 11th – Early Admission begins

March 6th – Early Admission deadline

Rolling Admissions Dates:

March 9th until classes are full

Application Process

1. Complete an Online Application

    • The application

must be completed in its entirety

    or it will slow down the application process.

Required Documents to be uploaded in the application:

    • To quickly scan your documents and attach multiple pages as a PDF format, you may want to download the free phone /smart device app Genius Scan or Tiny Scanner.


    • Report cards for two full academic years
    • Copy of current report card
    • Transcripts (for 10th grade or higher)
    • 2 years of Standardized Testing (FSA, Terra Nova, Iowa etc.)
    • A discipline record (if there is no discipline on file, a letter from the school will be acceptable)
    • IEP or 504 (if applicable)
    The above documents are required to move forward with the application process.

2. Pay Application Fee:

    • Pay $150 non- refundable application fee*. The application fee can be brought to the school office in the form of a check or money order (cash is not accepted) or it can be paid online at

    *If we are not able to accommodate your child, $50 will be refunded from the application fee.

3. Admission Testing

    • First Academy-Leesburg will contact you to set up a testing appointment.


Kindergarten Through 1st grades testing dates:


February 25th (1st grade only)

March 3rd (Kind. and 1st grade)

March 5th (Kind. only)

2nd through 12th grade testing dates:

February 27th

March 5th

March 26th

April 9th

May 7th

June 2nd

Admissions Committee Review

4. Parent Meeting

5. Notification of Acceptance **

    • An email will be sent with notification of acceptance. Once received you will have 10 business days to complete the following steps:


1. Pay registration fee:


        • Kind. through 5th grade $725.00


6th through 8th grade $775.00

9th through 12th grade $600.00 (books are purchased separately)

2. Bring in award letter(if they have a scholarship)

      • **Do not withdraw your student from their current school as they are not considered enrolled at First Academy-Leesburg until the last step is completed.