Admissions


2017-2018
Application and Admission Schedule

November 1, 2016 Applications available for pick up in office Monday through Friday   (applications will not be available online) 11301 NW 5 Ave, Miami Shores, FL 33168. Completed applications must be hand-delivered to the school office at the address above.  DO NOT MAIL OR FAX APPLICATIONS.
November 16, 2016  Prospective Student Open House at 6:00 pm
February 1, 2017  Application Deadline to be considered for initial lottery
March 16, 2017  Acceptance & Rejection letters mailed
April 17, 2017 Intent to register Student Response cards must be returned to school by this date. Failure to timely respond constitutes a "decline" and your child's space will be allocated to another child.
May 6, 2017  DCS School Picnic, noon to 3:00 p.m.
 

 
Should the student be accepted for enrollment for school year 2017-2018, summary of documents students MUST have on file at the time of registration:

  • State of Florida Medical/Health Form for current school year
  • Immunization Form
  • Signed Student Contract
  • Signed Parent Contract

 



Students who do not have these specific documents in by the announced deadline will not be permitted to attend classes until they present the appropriate documents to the school.

Eligibility for Admissions:

Students eligible for admissions to grades 9 to 12 at DCS must demonstrate the ability to perform at grade level in the school's college prepatory program.  As a result, for purposes of admission to grades 9 through 12, the school shall require students to have achieved a current unweighted minimum GPA of 2.0 and will require the following:

  1. Teacher recommendation
  2. A short essay on the skills and values the student hopes to attain through a college preparatory program
  3. Standardized test scores
  4. School records, including academic, attendance, and disciplinary records from the previous years-Academic reports from 2015-2016 and 1st grading period of 2016 school year (official transcripts)
  5. Placement examination to determine course selection -after acceptance
  6. Other valid indicators of academic performances

 



Each student shall be required to provide the same documentation and the school shall uniformly apply its admission standards. In the event a student does not have a calculated GPA, the executive will base the admissions decision on the other valid indicators of academic performances as listed above.

For admissions to grades 6 through 8, the School requires applicants to submit the following documents:

  1. Academic reports from the 2015-2016 school year, and from the 1st grading period of 2016 school year (official transcripts)
  2. Standardized test scores
  3. Teacher recommendation
  4. Placement examination to determine course selection - after acceptance

 


For additional information, please contact Ms. Elaine Asubry at asburye @doctorscharterschool.org.                            

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