Home School and Private School

            Application Process

 

Application Timeline

The STA Home School/ Private School application is now open for the 2019-2020 school year.


 

Step 1-Apply online to STA by the first week of January by following these instructions:

Private School Students:

Apply to STA by clicking "Apply here if you are a private or home school student" You will be prompted to create and confirm your account via email before you begin your application. Once you begin your application, please choose the name of your private school in the drop down menu when you create your account AND choose the public high school of residence from drop down menu as well.

If the name of your private school is NOT listed in the drop down menu when you create your application account, complete the following four tasks:

  1. Teacher online reference:  type the email address of the teachers who will be completing your online reference form in the blank in place of the teachers' names. 
  2. At the top of your first essay answer, you must include the name of your private school and the name of your public high school of residence (where you would attend if you were to attend public high school).  
  3. Also, at the top of your first essay answer, include the contact information (email and phone)  for your two teachers who will complete the online reference survey for you. 
  4. Ensure your private school emails Mrs. Hardin (carrie.hardin@lsr7.net) your latest transcript, unweighted GPA, and attendance percentage.

Home School Students:

Apply to STA by clicking "Apply here if you are a private or home school student" You will be prompted to create and confirm your account via email before you begin your application. Once you begin your application, please choose "home school" in the drop down menu when you create your account AND choose the public high school of residence from drop down menu as well.

Complete the following four tasks:

  1. Teacher online reference:  type the email address of the teachers who will be completing your online reference form in the blank in place of the teachers' names. 
  2. At the top of your first essay answer, you must include that you are a home school student and the name of your public high school of residence (where you would attend if you were to go to public high school).  
  3. At the top of your first essay answer, include the contact information for your two teachers who will complete the online reference form for you.
  4. Ensure your home school administrator emails Mrs. Hardin (carrie.hardin@lsr7.net) your latest transcript, and unweighted GPA.

Step 2-Request Endorsement from your public school of residence

By the end of March if you have qualified for the STA course for which you have applied, you will receive an letter of qualification from STA and a form to request endorsement at your public school of residence.  This letter and form will include the name of the liaison contact at your public high school of residence for you to begin the process of requesting endorsement.  Endorsement means the public school of residence agrees agrees to pay the $3,500 tuition rate to attend Summit Technology Academy. (Summit Technology Academy can only receive public school funds. LSR7 Board Policy does not allow Summit Technology Academy to accept private funds for tuition to the Academy.)

Step 3- Email Completed Endorsement Form to STA/ Enroll at Your Public School of Residence

A. Submit your completed endorsement form to Mrs. Carrie Hardin (carrie.hardin@lsr7.net). STA must have your completed endorsement form on file in order for you to proceed further.

B. Next, you need to officially enroll at that high public high school. Upon officially enrolling at your public school of residence, email your official class schedule from the public school of residence showing your proof of your approved enrollment status at the public school of residence to Mrs. Carrie Hardin, STA Assistant Principal (carrie.hardin@lsr7.net).

Step 4- Letter of acceptance admittance to STA

After STA has received your completed endorsement form and class schedule from your public school of residence, STA will send you a letter of admittance as long as there are spots available  (e.g. Professional Nursing has limited spots available).

For questions about the process, contact Mrs. Carrie Hardin, STA Assistant Principal:

carrie.hardin@lsr7.net

816-986-3417