“My daughter loves The Academy! She loves to go to school now. Her self-esteem has blossomed and her social skills have grown leaps and bounds.”

Parents of a Student, age 12 who Achieved the Most Paces in 2004-2005

Admissions Policy

Atlantic Inclusive Academy admits students of any race, color, religion, sex, and national ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to the students at The Academy. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship programs, athletics, or any other school-administered programs.

Enrollment Procedures

1. Schedule a tour of The Academy for you and your student.

2. Then parents need to schedule an appointment for an interview with the Director to discuss the procedures and rules of Atlantic Inclusive Academy and to discuss and determine if our program will meet your child’s needs. The students are required to come to the initial interview also.

3. Once the application forms are completed, the Admissions Committee evaluates the student’s application. Parents will be notified by mail or by phone concerning the student’s admittance into The Academy.

4. The non-refundable Commitment Fee is due before a space can be reserved for a student and before enrollment can be completed. The Registration Fee is due on or before the first day of school.

5. An appointment will be made for your child to take the Diagnostic Tests prior to the first day of school.


Financial Assistance

At The Academy, we believe that finances should never be a barrier to a quality education for children. We are dedicated to helping families receive funding for their children’s educational needs. Dr. Holmes and the staff of the Academy are skilled at assisting families in applying for McKay Scholarships, as well as identifying other funding resources for students at The Academy.

The Dolphin Scholarship is available for students who are enrolled in The Academy. The pupose of the Dolphin Scholarship is to help fund the student's tuition at The Academy when the student's family income is not sufficient to cover the entire tuition of The Academy.

The Starfish Scholarship is available for students who are enrolled in The Academy and recieve a McKay Scholarship from the State of Florida. The purpose of the Starfish Scholarship is to help fund the student's tuition at The Academy when the student's McKay Scholarship and the family's income are not sufficient to cover the entire tuition of The Academy.

The McKay Scholarship is available to students who have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). It is a scholarship from the State of Florida for parents of children who have an IEP and are not happy with the public school experience that their children are receiving.

Important McKay Deadlines

Go to: http://www.floridaschoolchoice.org/Information/McKay

The Step Up For Students Scholarship provides Tax Credit Scholarships to students in K-12 who come from low-income famiies. These scholarships allow the students to consider a  participating private school or an out-of-district public school that may better suit their individual needs, an option which already is available to families of greater financial means.

Go to: http://stepupforstudents.org/

Please call The Academy at 321-638-0040 for more information.

Nothing is more important than a child's education. Though the cost of private school may seem daunting, its benefits will last a lifetime. There are various loan programs available for families to finance their children’s private school education, including Sallie Mae.

Go to: http://www.salliemae.com/apply/borrowing/k12.html

Additional Services Offered, if scholarship allows:

Before & After School Childcare
Academic Tutoring
Academic Testing
Behavior Analysis/Therapy
ADHD Coaching
Cognitive Therapy
Career Development
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Speech & Lang. Therapy
Vision Therapy
Music Therapy
Pet Therapy
Mental Health Counseling
Psychological Testing

* Childcare is not covered by the McKay Scholarship

*McKay Scholarship Funds May Not Be Used for Home Schooling


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