Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What are the admission requirements?
A: Academic performance that shows potential success in the RLCA classroom and curriculum, clean discipline history with no suspensions, expulsions or history of behavioral issues, the parents and student support Real Life Christian Academy's desire to ensure the academic success of each student through a harmonious partnership between school and parent.
Q: What supporting documents do I need to include with the application?
A: These supporting documents are required to help us make informed decisions about your child. The following documents are required:
- Copy of most recent report card
- If entering 10th grade or higher, a copy of transcript is required
- Copy of latest standardized testing (eg. iReady, FSA, TerraNova, PSAT, SAT, etc.)
- Copy of Birth Certificate
- Copy of State of Florida Immunization Form (DH680 form) or Religious Exemption Form
- If applicable, provide a copy of the most recent IEP, 504 plan, and psycho-educational evaluations. If the student does not have any additional testing, we may request that you provide a completed evaluation to help us make the most informed decision.
- References (completed online)
- Worldview Survey (completed online)
- Copy of Scholarship Award Letter (if applicable)
Q: Do you have wait lists? What is the process if we are on the wait list?
A: We do have wait lists when necessary. Some grade levels reach full enrollment quickly, so we recommend speaking with our admissions representative.
Q: What is the process for wait list?
A: You will be informed that you are on a wait list. You will be contacted when an appropriate opening occurs for the specific grade level your student is wait listed for, which could occur mid-year. At the time you are contacted, you may choose to enroll your child or pass on the opportunity and remove your name from the wait list and re-apply for the next school year.
Q: Do you accept scholarships?
A: Yes. We accept the Step Up For Students Scholarship, McKay and Gardiner. If using the McKay and Gardnier scholarships, parents must provide the most current IEP/504 and the most recent psycho-educational evaluation reports. Students with these scholarships must go through the application process, meet the admission requirements, and understand they may not be offered admission if it is determined that we are unable to meet the needs of the child. If the student is offered admission, they may be required to enter the NILD or TEACH program at an additional cost.
Q: What are school hours?
A: PK3 & PK4 Monday-Friday Full Day 8:00-3:00, Half Day 8:00-12:00
Kindergarten-12th Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00-3:00
Q: Do you offer before or after school care?
A: Yes. The before care program begins at 7:00 a.m. We have an extended care option for students PK-12th grades from 3:00-6:00 for an additional fee.
Q: Do students wear uniforms?
A: Yes, students PreK-12th wear uniforms.