Enrollment Process

THE BIOME IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT KINDERGARTEN AND FIRST GRADE APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL.

Thank you for considering The Biome for your child.

We are now accepting applications for children entering Kindergarten and First Grade for the 2020-2021 school year. If you are interested in enrolling at The Biome for the 2020-2021school year, please complete the Pre-Enrollment form below.

APPLICATION AND ENROLLMENT PROCESS

2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

Kindergarten and First Grade enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year is open. 
  • Prospective students should be five (5) years old by 8/1/2020 for the 2020-2021 school year.

The Biome is a tuition-free and public charter school engaging children in an individualized and challenging educational environment.  We’ve designed the application process to help us begin to learn about your child’s learning style, expression style and interest as soon as possible.  Completing the application is the first step in helping us build your child’s Learner Profile at The Biome.

In the event that we receive more applications than available seats, a random lottery is held.   Please note that priority is given to siblings of current learners.

Lotteries for the 2020-2021 school year will begin  January 15, 2020

2020 Lottery Dates

  • January 15, 2020
  • January 31, 2020
  • February 14, 2020
  • February 28, 2020
  • March 13, 2020
  • March 31, 2020
  • April 15, 2020
  • April 29, 2020

Application Steps

  • Review the website and complete the Pre-Enrollment Application
  • Sign-Up for a New Family Tour
  • If accepted, please accept your slot and schedule your New Family Registration Appointment to receive important documents and complete enrollment paperwork.

Notification of Acceptance

  • Accepted families will be required to attend a New Family Registration Appointment to receive important documents and complete enrollment paperwork.  Enrollment is not considered complete until this requirement is met.  More information on this exciting event will be sent out via mail at a later date.

  • Please save 474-747 to your cell phone as The Biome School. You will receive text messages related to the application process as well as appointment reminders.

  • Any students not accepted through the lottery will be placed in our waiting pool.  

  • Admission to The Biome does not guarantee placement in the selected grade.  Once a student is officially enrolled, s/he will complete a brief kindergarten or first grade readiness assessment to help The Biome classroom leaders prepare to address individual needs of students and to ensure the proper grade placement.

Note: The Biome is a K-8, tuition-free, and public charter school.  The Biome shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin or physical handicap or disability, with regard to (i) the recruitment or admission of students to programs, activities or courses or (ii) the rights or privileges accorded or made available to students.  Recruitment, admission, educational policies, and other school-administered program decisions shall be based upon qualifications of the students and other nondiscriminatory factors.