Enrollment Terms and Conditions

By Submitting An Application

I am requesting my child be considered for enrollment at Riverwalk Academy for the grade indicated above for the 2019 - 2020 school year. I give permission for my child to be included on the waiting list, which is required to be a public document in order to facilitate truth and transparency. I understand that the school philosophy highly encourages parental involvement and I agree to be an active participant in my child’s education. I understand that if there are more student applications than spots my child will be included in a waiting pool. I understand I am responsible for updating the school with any changes in contact information I have provided in this application. Nondiscrimination Policy: Riverwalk Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age in any of its policies, procedures or practices, nor does it tolerate sexual harassment, in compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1991, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (pertaining to race, color, and national origin), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (pertaining to sex), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (pertaining to handicap) and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, (pertaining to age).


Terms and Conditions

Please complete one enrollment application for each student you wish to be considered for enrollment for the 2019 - 2020 school year. Do NOT submit multiple children in one form. If you have questions, call 803-327-8400 Monday -Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. on Fridays.

Please read the information carefully and check that you agree to the terms described. * Riverwalk Academy will admit children in Kindergarten through ninth grade who are eligible to attend school in the South Carolina Public Charter School District subject to space limitations, and based on grade levels served. There are three steps involved in the student enrollment procedure:

  1. Completion of the one-page application for enrollment consideration;

  2. Selection based on availability;

  3. Completion of the student enrollment package if granted an enrollment spot after the lottery period is over.

There is no test required for admission.

APPLICATION FOR ENROLLMENT CONSIDERATION

Riverwalk Academy has a one-page application for enrollment consideration • One application must be completed and submitted for each student seeking enrollment. • Incomplete applications may be returned. • Confirmation of receipt of applications will be sent by email if provided. Please ensure the email address you provide is current in the application. • Applications received after the deadline will be considered on a space-available basis.

SELECTION

Riverwalk Academy has a rolling admissions policy. This means Riverwalk welcomes applications for enrollment consideration year round. However, each year there will be an “open enrollment” period with an application deadline (The 2018-2019 school year deadline is February 2, 2018). • Students submitting applications for enrollment consideration after the open enrollment deadline of February 2, 2018, will be admitted if there is space available. If there is no space available, those students will be placed in a waiting pool and updated regarding their status.

STUDENT ENROLLMENT

A student enrollment package will be sent to students accepted into the school on a lottery basis, which takes place on February 9, 2018.

Selected students who choose to attend Riverwalk Academy must fully complete and submit the student enrollment package by March 30, 2018.

Students who do not enroll within the designated period will be withdrawn from the accepted enrollment list and must re-apply if they wish to attend Riverwalk Academy for the 2018-2019 school year.

Every effort will be made to reach each student.

The student enrollment package will require proof of South Carolina residency and immunization records along with a copy of the child’s birth certificate.

***A child MUST be five on or before September 1 to enroll in Kindergarten and six on or before September 1 to enroll in First Grade, as per SC state law. For questions and additional information, please email smabey@riverwalkacademy.com or call (803) 327-8400. You may also visit us online at www.riverwalkacademy.com.

Riverwalk welcomes prospective parents and guardians to sign up to tour our facility and classrooms. Please contact Ms. Shenelle Mabey at smabey@riverwalkacademy.com. Riverwalk Academy is a FREE public charter school to all South Carolina Residents.