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Admissions Process

Qualified Students are those who:

  1. Complete the Application Process for admission to Louisiana Key Academy; and
  2. Demonstrate an unexpected reading delay and can be classified as having characteristics of dyslexia as determined by the Admissions Team.
  3. Seeking enrollment in grades 1st-3rd for the 2017/2018 school year. 

The Application Process is as follows:

1. Parent or guardian is recommended to complete the online initial application and submits an electronic signature releasing all academic and behavioral student records.  All records must be submitted in order for the application to be complete.  All required records include but are not limited to:

a. Report cards  
b. Recent test scores  
c. Behavior/discipline records  
d. 504 and/or IEP (if applicable) 
e. Psychological evaluation (if applicable) 
f.  Social security card  
g. Birth certificate  
h. Immunization records  
i. Proof of residency  

    3. Once the application is complete, LKA will schedule an admissions screening date with the parent/guardian and student.
    4. Mandatory participation by the student and parent/guardian in an admissions screening that lasts approximately 2 hours and includes, but is not limited to:

a. Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing (CTOPP) 
b. Kauffman Brief Intelligence Test Second Editions (KBIT-2)
c. Academic and Curriculum Based Performance Tasks
d. A guardian consultation meeting with the LKA Admissions Team

The Determination Process is as follows:

  1. A determination by the Admissions Team as to whether the child demonstrates an unexpected reading delay and can be classified as having characteristics of dyslexia as determined by:

a. A review of the documentation submitted as part of the Application Process.
b. A review of all results of the screening assessments and parent consultation.


All decisions by the Admissions Team as to whether a child is a qualified student are final.
 

  • 3172 Government Street
  • Baton Rouge, LA 70806
  • (225) 298-1223