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Welcome to Real Life Christian Academy

We are currently accepting applications for the 2021-22 school year. Our admissions application is completed online, streamlining the process and providing parents with online tools to track the status once an application has been submitted.
  • At this time we have reached our capacity for students in KG-12th with IEP’s and 504’s.
  • If you plan to use a McKay or Gardiner Scholarship for the 2021-2022 school year, we are no longer accepting these scholarships for incoming 2nd, 4th, 5th, 7th and 9th graders due to capacity. All other grades will be looked at on a case by case basis.
  • We are currently on a wait-list for the following grade levels: PK-3, 1st, 3rd, 7th and 12th grade. If you would like to be placed on the waitlist, please click here

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Admission Steps:

Complete the online application for the year you wish to enroll your child in. This process allows prospective families to enter all application information online. Please follow the instructions provided within the application and submit along with a non-refundable fee of $125 for the first application ($50 for each additional student).

Submit the required documentation to Real Life Christian Academy (must be submitted within 2 weeks of completing the online application):

  • Copy of most recent report cardIf entering 10th grade or higher, a copy of transcript is required
  • Copy of latest standardized testing (eg. iReady, FSA, TerraNova, PSAT, SAT, etc.)
  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Copy of State of Florida Immunization Form (DH680 form) or Religious Exemption Form
  • Copy of the School Entry Health Exam Form DH3040
  • If applicable, provide a copy of the most recent IEP, 504 plan, and psycho-educational evaluations. If the student does not have any additional testing, we may request that you provide a completed evaluation to help us make the most informed decision.
  • References (completed online)
  • Worldview Survey (completed online)
  • Copy of Scholarship Award Letter (if applicable)

(Kindergarten-12th Grade)

After the required documentation is received, the Director of Admissions will contact you to schedule an appointment to take the entrance exam, as determined by the Academy administration.

After the entrance exam is complete, the Director of Admissions will contact you to schedule a family interview with a school administrator. We expect that both parents attend, as well as the applying student(s). At this meeting, values and expectations of the Academy will be shared, test results reviewed, and parent questions answered.

After prayerful and serious consideration, the academy administration team will meet to determine if the Academy can meet the needs of the student and family. If the student is accepted for admission to the Academy, they will be notified by the Director of Admissions and will be prompted to proceed with the enrollment process. This includes scheduling a Finance meeting and completing the final online enrollment.

Admission Criteria:

  1. Academic performance that shows potential student success in the RLCA classroom and curriculum.
  2. Clean discipline history with no suspensions, expulsions or history of behavioral issues.
  3. The parent and student support Real Life Christian Academy’s desire to ensure the academic success of each student through a harmonious partnership between school and parent.