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 https://faleesburg.com/makeapayment.
    *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.