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Admission Requirements

Overview: The admission of students is determined by scholastic evaluation, previous grade attainment and observations of a student at admission/placement interview. Faith Outreach Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin or ethnic origin, or disability in its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarships, athletics, or any other school-sponsored programs, as a religious institution Faith Outreach Academy reserves the right to deny admission or to terminate the enrollment of persons whose lifestyle, words, actions, or otherwise do no align with Faith Outreach Academy's Statement of Faith, code of conduct, or other policies of Faith Outreach Academy. Enrollment in Faith Outreach Academy is a privilege that may be revoked at any time at the sole discretion of the school's administration. 

1. Preschool 3:   A child must be three years old on or before September 1st of the year for which the parent is applying and the child must be toilet trained.
2. Preschool 4:   A child must be four years old on or before September 1st of the year for which parent is applying.
3. Kindergarten:   A child must be be five years old on or before September 1st of the year for which the parent is applying. 
4. First Grade:   A child must be six years old on or before September 1st of the year for which the parent is applying and have successfully completed kindergarten

Enrollment Procedures/Registration 
Enrollments for students in K3-12th grade will be finalized upon completion of the following:
1. The parent(s) and the student will be interviewed by administration.
2. A registration packet is completed and submitted with the appropriate fees.
3. The student is given an entrance test unless the previous year's standardized test scores are at or above the 80th percentile.

4. The following documents must be submitted to the school office:
               a. Copy's of students birth certificate
               b. Copy of student's social security 

               c. A current Florida state health exam form (DH 3040)
               d. A current immunization record (DH680)
               e. Most recent report card and transcript (if necessary)
               f. SAT and/or other standardized test scores for the previous year. 

If a student is accepted and the parents change their mind after having been notified that the student is accepted, the registration fee will not be refunded.
Inquiries about children with special needs will be addressed on an individual basis by the Administration.
During the registration period, records will be requested from previous school . If records are not forwarded to FOA within thirty (30) days from the first day of school, your child may not return to class until records are received.
Proper registration is very essential. Parents are required to complete all forms at the time of registration. If submitted forms are inaccurate or incomplete, a student may be subject to suspension (unexcused absence) until the forms are complete/accurate.

Grades 6-12
Students in grades 6th-12th will be considered for admission into the Academy after the first seven weeks of the first quarter unless they are transferring students from out of state or another city or Christian school. Consideration of non-transfer students will be given at the beginning of the new school year.

Re-Enrollment of current students for the next school year takes place earlier than for general registration. Re-Enrollment is finalized when the registration packet is completed and submitted to the office with the appropriate fees, if necessary.

Faith Outreach Academy reserves the right to refuse re-enrollment to students or students of families who have demonstrated disharmony regarding the purpose, objectives, standards, policies, rules and regulations of students who do not meet the academic criteria of the school. Administration in an attempt to give the student another chance may place the student on probation for a specified length of time to see if there is a positive change. Enrollment in Fatih Outreach Academy is a privilege that may be revoked at any time at the sole discretion of school's administration.

Enrollment Agreement 
As a condition of enrollment, parents and students are prohibited from making demands, threatening to sue, or actual litigating any matter whatsoever relating to resulting from student's enrollment at the school. Making demands, threatening to sue, or litigating a matter against the school violates Biblical teaching and practice and will constitute sufficient grounds for immediate suspension or expulsion of student's enrollment. Parents and students are required to resolve all potential claims, disputes, or causes of action through binding Christian arbitration using the procedures outlined in the school's arbitration procedures. Binding arbitration shall be the sole remedy for any and all controversies or claims arising out of the student's enrollment relationship or the enrollment agreement. Upon enrollment, parents and students waive any rights to file a lawsuit against the school or its agents in any civil court for such disputes, except to enforce a legally binding arbitration decision.
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