To initiate the admission process, the school requires a completed application form and the application fee of $50. The fee is non-refundable and cannot be applied towards tuition. Click here for the application form.
II. PARENT VISIT
The parent visit provides the opportunity for families to meet with the Ashley Academy faculty and staff, tour the campus, and learn in greater detail about school programs and curriculum. Please contact the office at (423) 929-7888 to schedule a visit.
III. STUDENT VISIT
A classroom visit is required for all applicants. This occasion offers the student some insight to the environment and routines of a typical day at Ashley Academy. When a family visits the school and the child’s application is received, a school representative will contact the family to schedule a time that is convenient for the child to spend the day at his or her current grade level. Assessments and an interview with the Academic Dean and/or the Headmaster will occur during this visit.
Note: Applicants for grades kindergarten through seventh visit at their current grade level.
IV. SCHOOL RECORDS & REQUIRED FORMS
Applicants must submit current scholastic records which should include grade or progress reports, report cards, or transcripts. These forms must be sent directly to the school office from the student’s current school. Other required forms include the TN immunization record and proof of good health. A copy of the child’s birth certificate must be on file before the student is allowed to attend class.
V. ADMISSIONS REVIEW
All completed applications (with all required steps satisfied) are reviewed by the Headmaster to determine whether the student and the school are an appropriate match. Parents will be notified when a decision is made. In cases where no openings are available but the student meets the admissions criteria, the option of placement on a waiting list is offered. Preference is given to siblings and children of alumni.
VI. THE FOLLOWING FACTORS ARE CONSIDERED FOR ADMISSION TO ASHLEY ACADEMY
• The applicant’s developmental readiness or level of academic achievement
• Evidence of applicant’s potential for success
• Evaluation of the applicant’s personal qualities and ability to adjust to school and community life
• Evidence of parental cooperation and support
An offer of enrollment must be confirmed by submitting an enrollment contract with the required yearly maintenance and materials fee by the designated date. This fee is non-refundable.