Las Américas ASPIRA Academy

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Las Américas ASPIRA Academy is the first dual-language (English/Spanish) charter school in Delaware.

Students will become fully proficient in reading, writing and speaking both languages through immersion as they learn their core subjects.

The curriculum is aligned with Delaware standards and it is project-based, so students learn by doing. At ASPIRA, we believe every child is college bound. All students will become bilingual, bi-literate and bicultural within six years in the program, while gaining the academic, physical, social and emotional skills to succeed in school and in life.

 

Important Dates and Information

Monday, November 7, 2016 @ 8am

Online Choice Open Application Period Opens

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 @4pm

Online Choice Open Application Period Ends

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Parents/Guardians receive notification from school

Friday, March 17, 2017

Parents/Guardians notify the School their decision

 

  • Applications must be received within the Choice Open Application Period to be included in the lottery. A lottery will be held if the number of applicants exceeds the number of slots available in the school.
  • Students who were placed in the wait list last year must re-apply to be considered for school year 2017-2018.
  • Siblings of current students must submit an application within the Choice Open Application Period. Parent/guardian is required to come to our school by January 13, 2017 to present the applicant’s birth certificate to verify eligibility (See Admissions Policy for more information about students’ preferences). Failure to present this document will result in the application being included in the lottery.
  • A separate application is required for each student who is applying.
  • All Kindergarten applicants must be 5 years old on or before August 31, 2017 to be eligible to attend Kindergarten during school year 2017-2018.

 

NOTE: Las Américas ASPIRA Academy will continue to accept applications after January 11, 2017. All applications received after January 11, 2016 (4pm) will be placed on the wait list in the order that the electronic application was received.