The application period for the 2017-18 school year is now closed.  Any applications received after February 28, 2017 will automatically be added to the bottom of the waiting list.

2017-2018 School Year:

  • Envision Science Academy is enrolling grades K-8 for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • Applicants must be North Carolina residents at the time of open enrollment.
  • Applications may be submitted anytime during the open enrollment period.
  • All applications received during the open enrollment period are considered equally.
  • Applications are NOT considered on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • New students and siblings (including siblings of multiple births) of currently enrolled students should apply during open enrollment by completing the online application process.
  • In the case where there are more applicants than seats available, a lottery will be held on the scheduled date and time at 590 Traditions Grande Blvd, Wake Forest, NC to fill seats by grade level.
  • Applicants are not required to be present for the Lottery.
  • Applicants that are present at the lottery will know if they have been awarded a seat or their position on the any waiting list established on the day of the lottery.
  • Envision Science Academy offers the following student preference:

1.  Children of full-time employees and board members are automatically admitted, as long as this preference does not surpass 15% of the overall student enrollment of the school.

2.  Siblings of currently enrolled students who apply during the open enrollment period and are identified as a sibling of a currently enrolled student will be given enrollment preference in the upcoming academic year. If there are more siblings than openings in a particular grade level, a separate sibling lottery will be held.

3.  Multiple birth siblings submit will be entered into the lottery as one applicant. If that application is selected during the lottery, all multiple birth siblings shall be admitted into the school, despite the number of open seats. Multiple birth siblings the will be placed on any established waiting list in alphabetical order by first name in the order their original lottery number was placed.

2017-2018 Application and Lottery Schedule

January 25, 2017 Elementary School Open House for prospective grade K-2 families - 5:00 - 6:00PM EST
January 25, 2017 Elementary School Open House for prospective grade 3-5 families - 6:00 - 7:00PM EST
January 26, 2017 Middle School Open House for prospective families - 5:00 - 6:00PM EST
January 30, 2017 Enrollment period opens at 12:00 AM EST
February 28, 2017 Enrollment period closes at 11:59 PM EST
March 2, 2017 Notification of lottery number(s) via email by 5:00 PM EST 1
March 4, 2017 Enrollment Lottery at 10:00 AM EST (open to the public). Lottery results published to ESA website by 5:00 PM EST
March 6, 2017 Accept/Decline and Admissions process information sent via email by 5:00 PM EST 2
March 15, 2017 Deadline to accept seat and complete the Pre-Enrollment Information Form or to decline seat (due by 5:00 PM EST) 3
March 22, 2017 Deadline to submit supporting admissions documentation (due by 12:00 PM EST) 4

1  Each application will be assigned a unique number for the lottery. There will be no names or personal information displayed to the general public at any time. Please ensure that moc.y1513407951medac1513407951aecne1513407951icsno1513407951isivn1513407951e@llo1513407951rne1513407951 and moc.s1513407951elgae1513407951ase@l1513407951lorne1513407951 are added to your email client’s whitelist so your confirmation emails do not get routed to your junk/spam folder.

2  In order to accept your seat offer, an online form will require completion. This can be done from most devices with a web browser. If you are unable to access the internet, the school will make a kiosk available for your use during normal school hours.

3  Seats are not considered accepted until the admissions form is completed and submitted by the specified deadline. No response by the specified deadline is considered to be a declined seat. All declined seats will be offered to those applicants that were placed on the waiting list, in the order determined by the Lottery.

4  Accepted lottery applicants will be required to submit further documentation, including but not limited to, student birth certificate, parent/guardian identification, residence verification, record release forms, and student health records by the scheduled date and time to secure their seat.

The application period for the 2017-18 school year is now closed. Any applications received after February 28th will automatically be added to the bottom of the waitlist.



Envision Science Academy is a non-profit, tuition-free, North Carolina public charter school. Enrollment is open to all students per the North Carolina General Statute (GS 115C-238.29F(g)), which states that no student shall be denied admission based on race, origin, religion, ethnicity, gender, ancestry, disability or academic ability.