lottery application window dates
December 10-February 26th
Welcome to Ignite Entrepreneurship Academy! This is an informational page to provide details regarding our lottery policy and procedures. Each student included in the lottery shall receive a number in a random selection process by
program and grade level beginning with the highest grade level to be enrolled. Students with the lowest assigned number will be selected for admission subject to any limitations for the program and/or grade.
For each student selected, a review will be made for siblings of the selected student among other lottery participants. Subject to any limitations of the program and grade, each sibling of a student selected in the lottery shall be selected for admission. Newly applying siblings of current or former IEA students shall be admitted in the order of enrollment
of the first sibling.
Notification of Acceptance
-Parents/Guardians of students selected through the lottery will be notified via email or mail.
-Parents/Guardians of students not selected through the lottery and placed on a wait list shall be notified via email.
-Parents/Guardians are required to provide written acceptance of an offer of admission within a time period specified in the offer notification, after which the student’s place may be offered to another student should a waitlist be generated during the lottery process.
Any student not selected through the lottery is added to one of three (3) wait lists for priority admission once space is available. Students will be assigned to one of the following waitlists in order of lowest random number assigned in the lottery, and students will be selected from the waitlists in the following priority:
Sibling Wait List. Siblings of currently-enrolled students or students selected in the lottery for whom space was not available will be given the first opportunity to enroll if space becomes available. Students on this list with the lowest lottery random number will be selected first.
Board Member/Founding Family/Employee. The children or grandchildren of current board members or Founding Families and the children of current school employees who were not selected through the lottery will be given second opportunity to enroll if space becomes available. Students on this list with the lowest lottery random number will be selected first in accordance with the order of preferences identified above. Students not selected due to the limitation on preferred enrollment will automatically be included on the General Wait List in the order of their random lottery
General Wait List. All other students not selected in the lottery and not placed on one of the priority wait lists will be given the third opportunity to enroll if space becomes available. Students on this list with the lowest lottery random number will be selected first.
Wait lists are valid for the current school year only.