|I. Enrollment Policy
Enrollment will not be denied to any eligible applicants based on sex, race, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability. The school will also not discriminate in its pupil admissions policies or practices whether based on intellectual or athletic ability, measures of achievement or aptitude, or any other basis that would be illegal if used by any public school. Student’s who are residence of the State of Indiana are eligible to enroll in the Indiana Agriculture & Technology School.
Parents and prospective students may contact the school via the school’s web site, by phone, or attend an informational session to receive additional information about the school. Once the decision to enroll has been made and a student has enrolled, the student and parents/guardians will be scheduled to do an onboarding session asked at the school’s offices, student’s home, or a convenient location to complete an orientation program. This face-to-face meeting is the beginning of a crucial educational partnership between student, parent, and teacher that requires each party to take ownership of his or her part in the educational process. During this initial meeting, an outline of the duties, responsibilities, and expectations of each member of this important partnership is reviewed.
II. Documents Needed for Enrollment
- Enrollment Application
- Verification of address or parents’ address by one of the following:
- current utility bill
- tax receipt;
- contract for purchase of home;
- Authenticated birth date
- Immunization records showing proof of proper immunizations
- Copy of the student’s current IEP and ER, if applicable
Once the enrollment application is submitted, the school will request student transcripts for the purpose academic course scheduling.
III. Onboarding Process
At this face-to-face meeting, the student and parents will receive a copy of the student/parent handbook and will be required to sign the following forms:
- Academic Honesty Policy
- Acceptable Use of Technology Contract
- Indiana Agriculture & Technology Academy Student/Parent Agreement.
Families will be afforded the opportunity to discuss their student’s needs, skills, and abilities at length, and every effort will be made to ensure that the parents and students are choosing an appropriate school.
IV. Waiting List Process – Enrollment Lottery Process
Enrollment Lottery Process
If applications exceed the number of available seats, a public lottery will be held following the regularly scheduled governing board meetings. All student applicant names exceeding the enrollment limits will be collected and placed in a container that permits a random draw and further ensures fairness to all applicants. The lottery will be utilized each month on or before the month end throughout the entire school year. The successful applicants and their parent or guardian, if applicable, will be notified within 2 business days of the completion of the lottery to confirm their acceptance. We will follow the school Lottery Policy.Waiting List ProcessEnrollment upon available slot: The parent will be contacted when a seat is available, and student orientation will be scheduled.