Orange County Preparatory Academy will hold an initial enrollment period from February 1 to March 1 of each year (or the first business day of the week in that month if these dates fall on a weekend). Parents may access the school’s website to complete an on-line application. If the number of applicants for any grade level exceeds the available student vacancies for that grade level then a lottery will be held to randomly select from the total of student applicants for that grade. An offer of admission will be made to those applicants selected in the lottery up to the number of student vacancies. If the parent’s response is negative or if there is no response then the school shall move to the next applicant selected in the lottery until all student vacancies have been filled. If for some reason, student spaces should become available after all names in the applicant pool have received an offer of admission, and either accepted or rejected that offer, then the school will conduct a subsequent lottery for those applications received after the initial lottery period. Those applicants who have remained on the wait list for the school year must complete a new application for the next school year. Applications do not roll over to the next school year.
The school will give enrollment preference as provided in Florida statute to the following student population(s):
- Children of school employees or governing board members
- Siblings of enrolled students
- Children of active military personnel