Welcome to Doctors Charter School


 A FLORIDA GOLD SEAL OF EXCELLENCE SCHOOL
NAMED ONE OF NEWSWEEK'S and U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT'S AMERICA'S BEST HIGH SCHOOLS and THE WASHINGTON POST'S HIGH SCHOOL CHALLENGE BEST HIGH SCHOOL

Doctors Charter School - Florida Gold School of Excellence

Admissions


2014-2015
Application and Admission Schedule

November 1, 2013 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 13, 2013 Prospective Student Open House at 6:00 pm
February 4, 2014 Application Deadline to be considered for initial lottery
March 14, 2014 Acceptance & Rejection letters mailed
April 10, 2014 Open House, 6:30 pm
April 15, 2014 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 10, 2014 DCS School Picnic, noon

 
Should the student be accepted for enrollment for school year 2014-2015, summary of documents students MUST have on file at the time of registration:

  • Current emergency contact card
  • 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. Writing samples
  3. Standardized test scores
  4. School records, including academic, attendance, and disciplinary records from the previous years-Academic reports from 2012-2013 and 1st grading period of 2013 school year
  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 2012-2013 school year, and from the 1st grading period of 2013 school year
  2. Standardized test scores
  3. Teacher recommendation
  4. Placement examination to determine course selection - after acceptance

 


For additional information, please contact Ms. Katherine Borges at