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Enrollment

J.A. Secondary is a Choice Enrollment school with student priority placement listed below (per J.A. Board Policy 8.1).

Students are accepted on a space available basis and must meet the minimum expectations of a successful student.

Successful Students at Jefferson Academy

  • Demonstrate a high level of character
  • Perform academically at grade level and/or higher
  • Are highly motivated to achieve
  • Take pride in meeting deadlines
  • Enjoy a school where they can stand out
  • Communicate their needs to their teachers
  • Plan on graduating from college
  • Study for their tests
  • Complete their homework every day
  • Are involved in activities/athletics
  • Love being challenged

ALL families who wish to enroll their child(ren) in Jefferson Academy Secondary MUST either re-sign their child at JA (current 6th and 8th grade students & grandfathered wait lists) or fill out a Choice Enrollment Application for each child during the First Round Choice Enrollment window set by the Jefferson County District.

A parent of a current 6th grade or 8th grade student MUST stop by the office any day during the first round window and re-sign your child(ren). If you do not re-sign your student during this time period, your student will be dropped from the wait list and will have to participate in choice enrollment should they wish to return as a student for the next school year. Jefferson Academy is not responsible to remind parents of the re-sign time or its requirements.

 


For attendance during the school year beginning August 2018

 
Applications for Elementary students (Kindergarten through 6th grade)
MUST be submitted to our elementary office.
These applications will NOT be forwarded.

In the event that any information is falsified or withheld from the district in connection with the choice enrollment process, any approval for admission and continued enrollment may be immediately withdrawn.

Choice Enrollment Round 1: January 8, 2018 – January 31, 2018  by 3:30pm

Unofficial Transcript / most recent report card MUST be submitted with choice applications for all applicants from the latest school year

Those that have applied during the first round will be notified by February 9th if they have been wait listed.
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Choice Enrollment Round 2: February 9, 2018 – August 31, 2018  by 3:30pm

Unofficial Transcript / most recent report card MUST be submitted with choice applications for all applicants from the latest school year

Those that have applied during the second round will only be contracted should an opening become available.

Choice Enrollment Applications will NOT be accepted in the office before the dates listed or after office hours on the last day of choice enrollment.

If applications do not have the following items it will be considered incomplete and
will NOT be added to our wait list:

  1. Applications would certain sections left blank.
  2. Applications with typed with font changes or blank signatures. Every application MUST have a physical signature.
  3. Most recent Unofficial Transcript for anyone applying for the 10th-12th grade.
  4. Most recent Report Card for anyone applying for the 7th - 9th grade.

An applicant must respond to an offer of enrollment within 48 hours. Applicants who do not respond within the stated time frame may be considered automatic declines. Enrollment is confirmed at the completion of the second enrollment meeting.


If you are submitting a Choice Enrollment Application, you may submit your application in one of 4 ways:

 

  1. Fax the application(s) to: 720-887-2435 attention Jessica Jone

  2. E-mail it to: jjone@jajags.com ONLY, applications submitted to any other address will not be accepted.

  3. Turn it in at the office Monday - Friday between 7:30am – 3:30pm

  4. Mail it to: 11251 Reed Way, Broomfield, CO 80020


J.A. student priority placement is:

1. Current J.A. students (current 6th and 8th grade parents, if you do not re-sign your child they will be removed from the list) and staff children.

2. Siblings (lottery if necessary)

Sibling priority will be given to a prospective student if they have a currently enrolled sibling at Jefferson Academy that intends to return the following school year. Any student who receives an enrollment spot because of sibling priority will have their spot rescinded should the currently enrolled “sibling” withdraw or transfer prior to the start of the following school year.

3. Grandfathered wait list (if any) and qualifying siblings of students admitted during this process. If you do not re-sign your child they will be removed from the list.

4. Choice enrollment, first round in-county (lottery) and qualifying siblings of students admitted during this process.

5. Choice enrollment, first round out-of-county (lottery) and qualifying siblings of students admitted during this process.

6. Choice enrollment, second round in-county (first come, first served) and qualifying siblings of students added to the wait lists during this process.

7. Choice enrollment, second round out-of-county (first come, first served) and qualifying siblings of students added to the wait lists during this process.

Please fill out a Jefferson County Choice Enrollment Application to apply to our school. The school cannot accept the application until the Choice Enrollment window. One enrollment application per child is required.

To access the Jefferson County Choice Enrollment Application, please follow the link provided below and scroll to the area to download enrollment forms.

http://www.jeffcopublicschools.org/schools/enrollment/choice_enrollment/

With respect to students receiving special education services, Jefferson Academy will review the student's IEP to ensure that appropriate programming, teaching staff, and facilities are available at the school to meet with student's needs as set forth in the IEP.  JA cannot add resources to implement a student's IEP and therefore, may rescind a conditional offer of acceptance if the school lacks the resources or space available to support the individual choice applicant.

Students who are enrolled after June 1st are not guaranteed a seat in honors English, Social Studies, Science or Math. Should a student wish to be considered, teacher recommendation forms and/or testing must be completed.

Please note that transportation is NOT provided for students at J.A., and that a change of schools may affect athletic eligibility.

An applicant must respond to an offer of enrollment within 48 hours. Applicants who do not respond within the stated time frame may be considered automatic declines. Enrollment is confirmed by a parent or guardian at the completion of the second enrollment meeting.

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