Athenian Academy is at full capacity with 410 students. 

Welcome to Athenian Academy of Technology and the Arts. We are now accepting applications for the 2019 – 2020  and 2020 – 2021 school years. If you have a child currently enrolled in the school and wish to apply for a sibling, you must submit an application for the sibling. A preference will be given to applicants who have siblings attending the school. Below are the dates for our 2020 – 2021 school year lotteries.

  • January 27, 2020 – Kindergarten Lottery

  • February 10, 2020 – 1st – 8th Grade Lottery

  • March 9, 2020 – Second, K – 8th Grade Lottery

How to Apply

  1. Complete the Enrollment Application located located at the top of the page. The Application must be submitted online. If you lack internet access at home, the application may be completed electronically in our front office.

  2. In accordance with F.S. 1002.33(10), federal and state nondiscrimination laws, and the School’s charter contract with the School Board of Pasco County, preferential enrollment may be given to the following student populations:

                A.        Students who are siblings of a student enrolled in the charter school.

                B.        Students who are the children of a member of the governing board of the charter school.

                C.        Students who are the children of an employee of the charter school.

                D.        Students who are the children of an active duty member of any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.

  3. Athenian Academy is a part of the District School Board of Pasco County.  Not all Pasco County schools offer the same services.  If the applicant requires services that are not offered, the school district will assist the charter school, the student, and the family in identifying the best placement for success.

  4. Students residing in the District may not be displaced by a student from another district seeking enrollment under this Controlled Open Enrollment Process.  Preferential treatment shall be given to students residing in the Pasco County School District.

  5. All communication will be sent to the e-mail address indicated on the Enrollment Application. Parents are responsible for keeping this information up-to-date. If contact information changes, please notify the school immediately.

  6. Parents will be notified via e-mail at the conclusion of the lottery and will have 48 hours to respond or their name will be placed at the bottom of the wait list.

  7. The School will review each completed pre-enrollment application.

  8. The School may request additional information to ensure all required services can be provided by the School.  A special committee, that includes a District employee, may be required to review the information.

  9. Upon receiving an acceptance letter via e-mail, families will have one week (seven days) to respond and complete all registration paperwork. If the school does not receive an email response and the completed registration paperwork within seven days, the applicant will be placed at the bottom of the wait list. The following registration paperwork will be required to maintain your space.

Registration Required Paperwork

  • Registration Form

  • Home Language and Domicile Survey

  • Free/Reduced Lunch Form

  • Proof of Residency (Copy of Legal Guardian’s Photo ID, Copy of a Utilities Bill, Copy of  Lease Agreement, etc.)

  • Proof of Immunization

  • Proof of Physical Examination (Within the last 12 months)

  • Evidence of age (i.e. Birth Certificate, Passport, etc. – photocopies will not be accepted)

  • Proof of Guardianship (if student not living with parents)

  • Special Programs Information (Copy of IEP, 504, or gifted plan, if applicable)

  • Copy of most recent report card

  • Copy of any standardized testing grades 3 – 8 (if applicable)

  • ESOL/ELL, literary folder, and any conduct/discipline actions (if applicable)

*Applicants for kindergarten for the 2019 – 2020 school year must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2019.*

*Applicants for kindergarten for the 2020 – 2021 school year must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2020.*