mid-year enrollment now open through december 4, 2020.
who can enroll?
students in grades k-8* are eligible for second semester enrollment with a start date of january 11, 2020. don't delay! mid-year enrollment closes december 4, 2020.
*students in grades k-12 who are siblings of currently enrolled students, or who are experiencing homelessness as defined by the mckinney-vento homeless assistance act, and students of gca staff members are also eligible to enroll through december 4, 2020.
how do i get started?
beginning the enrollment process is as easy as 1, 2, 3:
- enter the lottery process
- accept a seat offer
- complete the online enrollment application
our enrollment process begins by registering with lotterease, an online lottery system for schools. if you are selected to receive a seat offer, an email will be sent prompting you to confirm your child's seat. once we receive confirmation that you want to accept the seat offer, you will receive another email with information on how to begin completing the online enrollment application through infinite campus, our student information system.
prior to receiving access to the online enrollment application in infinite campus, you should be prepared to provide relevant parent/legal guardian and student information including:
- birth certificate
- social security card
- proof of residency
- immunization record (georgia form 3231)
- certificate of vision, hearing, dental, and nutrition screening (georgia form 3300)
- report card or transcript
- legal guardian photo identification
in order for our enrollment department to successfully process your application, please provide all requested documentation. it is best to have all documents available in a digital format (photo, screenshot, or scan) so you can upload easily upon request. required enrollment documents and their descriptions are provided on the required enrollment documents page.
mid-year enrollment opens: november 1, 2020
mid-year enrollment closes: december 4, 2020
during the mid-year enrollment period (november 1 - december 4), registrations will be accepted; however, you may be placed on a waitlist. seat offers are determined based on available seats which varies by grade level.
how to applyour enrollment process begins by registering with lotterease, an online lottery system for schools.
- register with lotterease.
- provide the requested information.
- check your email for further instructions.
when you see the seal on a school website, you can be confident that your application will be included in the school lottery in a fair and transparent way.
lotterease is an independent automated lottery system that the school uses to manage their lottery and waitlist. since lotterease is an independent system, the school staff do not have the ability to manipulate or adjust the lottery outcome. they must work within the requirements of the system.
in addition, all activity that takes place with your application is tracked in a history log that you can view at any time by logging into the parent portal.
if the school you want your child to attend displays the lotterease seal of transparency and fairness, you can rest assured that you child will get their fair chance to attend the school.
enrollment policies and procedures
enrollment is open to any student who resides in the state of georgia. georgia cyber academy (gca) does not charge tuition.