Enrollment Policy

In order to attend YHALE, students must live in the state of Georgia.

In order to attend YHALE, students must live in the state of Georgia. 

To apply, you will need to complete an application during the application period which begins in January 2021.  Apply using this application form.  You may also complete a paper application at one of YHALE’s Open House events or request an application at admin@yhale.org and email it back. 

Applications for new students are due by April 23, 2021.  Applications that are started by 11:59 pm on the deadline date will have a 3 hour grace period to be completed and submitted. If the number of applications received is at or below capacity numbers by the application deadline date, admission offers and enrollment forms will be sent to families of qualifying students. 

​After the initial year of operation, preference for seats within kindergarten will be given, in order, to the following categories of students:

1. Children of Full-Time Staff Members and Board Members
2. Siblings of Returning Enrolled Students

​After the initial year of operation, preference for seats within all other grades will be given, in order, to the following categories of students:

1. Returning Currently Enrolled Resident Students
2. Children of Faculty and Board Members
3. Siblings of Returning Enrolled Resident Students
4. New Resident Applicant

Thus, returning currently enrolled students (Priority 1) will fill seats first. Once all returning students have been placed, Priority 2 applicants will be placed in available seats. Then Priority 3 applicants will fill available seats followed by Priority 4. If there are more applicants in a given Priority level than there are seats available, then those applicants, as well as all other lower priority level applicants, will be placed in the lottery and seated based on their category priority and order in the lottery, as described in our Wait List procedure below. 

A public Lottery will be held by the school between within a month following the application deadline if needed. 

(This date may change if the school chooses to use Lotterease to administer the lottery.)

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