Apply to RLCA

Welcome to Real Life Christian Academy - thank you for your interest!
We are currently accepting applications for the 2021-22 school year. Our admissions application is completed online, streamlining the process and providing parents with online tools to track the status once an application has been submitted.

Now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year.

At this time we have reached our capacity for students in KG-12th with IEP's and 504's.

* We are currently on a wait-list for the following grade levels: PK-3, 1st, 3rd and 7th grade. If you like to be placed on the Waitlist please click here

*If you plan to use a McKay or Gardiner Scholarship for the 2021-2022 school year, we are no longer accepting these scholarships for incoming 2nd, 4th, 5th, 7th and 9th graders due to capacity. All other grades will be looked at on a case by case basis.

The Application Process

Step One

Complete the online application for the year you wish to enroll your child in. This process allows prospective families to enter all application information online. Please follow the instructions provided within the application and submit along with a non-refundable fee of $125 for the first application ($50 for each additional student).

Step Two

Submit the required documentation to Real Life Christian Academy (must be submitted within 2 weeks of completing the online application):

  • 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
  • Copy of the School Entry Health Exam Form DH3040
  • 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)

Step Three

Complete Entrance Exam (Kindergarten-12th Grade)

After the required documentation is received, the Admissions Director will contact you to schedule an appointment to take the entrance exam, as determined by the Academy administration.

Step Four

Complete a Family Interview

After the entrance exam is complete, the admissions director will contact you to schedule a family interview with a school administrator. We expect that both parents attend, as well as the applying student(s). At this meeting, values and expectations of the Academy will be shared, test results reviewed, and parent questions answered.

Step Five

Admissions Acceptance

After prayerful and serious consideration, the academy administration team will meet to determine if the Academy can meet the needs of the student and family. If the student is accepted for admission to the Academy, they will be notified by the Admissions Director and will be prompted to proceed with the enrollment process. This includes scheduling a Finance meeting and completing the final online enrollment.

Admissions Criteria:

  1. Academic performance that shows potential student success in the RLCA classroom and curriculum
  2. Clean discipline history with no suspensions, expulsions or history of behavioral issues
  3. The parent 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

Admission Events

Real Life Christian Academy hosts a variety of events for potential students and their families to visit our campus, learn about the academy and meet teachers, students and faculty. We'd love to see you there!

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