2021-2022 Admissions Timeline

Please click each date below for details.
 
 
Apply online by creating a SchoolMint account here before March 1. (Please note: only Grade 6 & 7 are offered at the middle school level for 2021-22. Grade 8 will be added in 2022-23.)
 
Lottery priority is given in this order: 
  1. Children of staff and board members (not to exceed 10%)
  2. Siblings of currently enrolled or admitted Elevate students*
  3. Children of parents on Active Duty in the Armed Forces (not to exceed 40%)
  4. Students living within the district boundaries of San Diego Unified School District
  5. All other applicants
*Note: If one sibling is admitted during the lottery, other sibling applicants are afforded sibling priority. Siblings of a currently enrolled 6th grade student are also granted sibling preference.
Virtual Information Meetings and campus tour videos will be posted in February. Parents of applicants are encouraged to attend in order to meet our Executive Director and discover the hallmarks of Elevate. Information Meeting attendance is highly recommended, but not required for admission. No tours or meetings will be held in person due to COVID-19 restrictions, however, live Q&A sessions will be offered with the Executive Director.
 
 
Any applications received after this date cannot be considered for the lottery and are placed on a waiting list after all Open Enrollment applications.
 
 
View your child’s lottery result/placement by logging into SchoolMint (mobile app or website). Please note: the Enrollment Lottery is not an in-person event.
 
If your child is offered admission:
  • The offer is valid for two weeks.
  • Please accept or decline as soon as possible via SchoolMint as a courtesy to other families who are waitlisted.
  • If you accept the SchoolMint offer, please also begin 21-22 registration forms online via SchoolMint.
  • To secure your child's placement for the coming school year, registration forms must be submitted by April 30.
  • If deadlines are not met, the admission offer will be rescinded and given to another applicant on the waitlist.
 


  • If your child was offered admission and you accepted the offer, Registration forms must be completed online via SchoolMint by April 30 to secure your child’s placement for the coming school year.
  • If your child was waitlisted, please monitor movement of your child’s waitlist number via SchoolMint (mobile app or website).
  • If your child moves up the waiting list and is eventually offered admission:
      • Please accept or decline as soon as possible via SchoolMint as a courtesy to other families who are waitlisted.
      • Two attempts will be made to notify the primary contact by whatever contact method the parent/guardian provided in SchoolMint. The Offer of Admission is valid for 48 hours after the second attempt.  An acceptance reply must be submitted via SchoolMint within 48 hours to secure the student’s placement.  After this time, the offer will be rescinded and passed to the next student on the waitlist.
      • If you accept the SchoolMint offer, please also begin 21-22 Registration forms online via SchoolMint.  To secure your child’s placement for the coming school year, Registration forms must be submitted by April 30.
 
  • Any applications received after March 1 are automatically waitlisted.
  • If your child is still waitlisted during this time, continue to monitor movement of your child's waitlist number via SchoolMint (app or website).
  • If your child moves up the waiting list and is eventually offered admission:
    • Please accept or decline as soon as possible via SchoolMint as a courtesy to other families who are waitlisted.
    • Two attempts will be made to notify the primary contact by whatever contact method the parent/guardian provided in SchoolMint. The Offer of Admission is valid for 48 hours after the second attempt.  An acceptance reply must be submitted via SchoolMint within 48 hours to secure the student’s placement.  After this time, the offer will be rescinded and passed to the next student on the waitlist.
    • If you accept the SchoolMint offer, please also begin 21-22 Registration forms online via SchoolMint.  To secure your child’s placement for the coming school year, Registration forms must be submitted within two weeks of offer acceptance.