Enrollment Information for
East Wake Academy:
re- enrollment period runs for two weeks in January for all
enrollment period runs for four weeks in February for all new
students wishing to apply.
General admission into East Wake Academy is determined by an annual
blind lottery which is held in April of each year.
be eligible for kindergarten admission, students must be 5 years old
prior to August 31st of the enrollment year (G.S. 115C-364).
Please be advised that all high school course offerings are based on
the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.
Parents/guardians of children that have legal residence in the State
of North Carolina and live in any county within the state may apply
for their child to be admitted into the East Wake Academy.
Parents who elect to have their child attend East Wake Academy must
provide daily transportation to and from school.
There are two Open House sessions held in February; Kindergarten and
First – Twelfth grade. Open House is a prospective parent information meeting that is a
wonderful way to learn about the school. These meetings are open to
the public and reservations are not required. The Administration of
EWA conducts an informational session that covers numerous
topics from the history of EWA to policies and procedures. The
Principals for each school (Elementary, Middle and High) as well as
the Admissions Director are available at this meeting to answer
additional questions you might have. The evening concludes with a
very thorough tour of the school.
may also drop off completed lottery forms during an Open House
There is no advantage in coming to early to complete a Lottery
Form. We are based on a lottery system, not on a first come, first
General Admissions Process:
accordance with North Carolina State Law, East Wake Academy provides
admission policies that allow all children the chance to gain
Admission to East Wake Academy Charter School is determined by our
accordance with North Carolina charter admissions statutes (G.S
115C-238.29G) preference is given to the following groups in the
order listed: children of the school’s principal, teachers and
teacher assistants; and children who already have currently enrolled
siblings who were admitted to the school in a previous charter year.
Lottery Form for admission must be completed for each child with a
different birth date, and first name on the day of the deadline in
order to be included in the lottery.
- Forms received after the deadline will not be included as a part
of our lottery.
the lottery has been held, placement and waiting list notifications
letters will be sent by the end of April to all applicants.
General Admission Lottery Works:
Wake Academy Lottery Forms will be available on line
starting on February 1st and at our open
In order to be eligible for the lottery, your form
needs to be submitted before the specified cut off date. Our lottery process is done by grade
level using the applicant’s pone number on a 5 x 7 card
The card is then pulled out of our lottery basket by a
representative of our National Honor
Results of the lottery are distributed to all applicants in person
if they are
present; otherwise applicants are contacted
by telephone and then by
Students not selected from the lottery are placed on a waiting list
according to the numerical order in which
their phone number card was
Future openings will be filled from the waiting list students in
The lottery will be held in April after the enrollment
The lottery will be witnessed by a local
agency school representative, and
If a child does not receive a position for the school year in which
applied, a new Lottery form must be
completed in order to be considered for admission
next school year.