Admission Guidelines & Eligibility

Rising second, third, and fourth grade students who are eligible to attend the App State Academy at Elkin will be invited to apply for admission. Eligibility decisions are made in collaboration with Elkin City Schools and the Academy at Elkin based on lab school legislation. After May 15, any remaining slots will be opened to all rising second, third, or fourth graders who currently attend Elkin Elementary School. 

To be eligible to attend the lab school, students must live in Elkin or be currently enrolled at Elkin Elementary School.

If you have questions about eligibility, please contact us. Eligible students are accepted in the order in which the applications are received and by grade level and school capacity.

Apply for Enrollment

The 2023-24 application is now closed.

Applications will be accepted during the annual enrollment period February - August . It's free to apply.

  • STEP 1: New families interested in attending the Academy at Elkin should create an account to begin the enrollment process — only parents and/or legal guardians should create an account.

  • STEP 2: Complete this form.  

  • STEP 3: Review the Enrollment Checklist (Lista de Verificación de Inscripción) for a list of required documents. After you submit the forms, someone from the school will contact you.

Enrollment opens for App State's Lab Schools in Triad