Application Process at GLA SouthWest
Basics of Applying
Who can apply?
Admission to the school is open to all eligible students who are residents within the limits of the charter school’s catchment are in the City of Philadelphia in grades K through 8.
Global Leadership Academy Charter School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, nationality, creed, gender, ethnicity, mental or physical disability, proficiency in English, or prior academic achievement when recruiting or admitting students.
Kindergarten: Children applying for Kindergarten must be five years of age by September 1st of the current year in order to be accepted into the school. Parents may apply the following year for possible admission to the school.
First Grade: Children applying for First Grade must be six years of age by September 1st of the current year in order to be accepted into the school. Parents may apply the following year for possible admission to the school.
When do I apply?
Applications are always accepted. However there is a waiting list. Students that are placed on the waiting list will be contacted if a space becomes available.
What happens after my child's name has been selected in the lottery process?
Parents/guardians of accepted students will be notified in writing via email and requested to submit the following documents in order to complete and confirm enrollment:
1. Proof of student's age;
2. Proof of Philadelphia residency;
3. Immunization Records;
4. Parent Registration Statement (Section 1304-A Sworn Statement); and
5. Home Language Survey.
In the event an opening occurs in any grade during the school year, the next child on the waiting list of that grade is contacted by telephone, mail or email.
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