Georgia Cyber Academy is accepting new student applications for second semester enrollment.
Mid-Year (Second Semester) Enrollment is open November 01, 2022 through February 15, 2023.
Enrollment is easy as 1, 2, 3 ❕1️⃣ Enter the Lottery
Register with Lotterease. Search for "Georgia Cyber Academy" and select the appropriate grade level lottery.
2️⃣ Confirm Your Selection
If your student receives a seat offer, you will receive an email with a link to confirm your selection.
3️⃣ Submit the Online Enrollment Application
Once we receive your selection response, you will receive another email with instructions for completing the Online Enrollment Application.
Gather Required Documents
Prior to receiving the Online Enrollment Application link, you prepare to provide relevant parent/legal guardian and student information including:
- Birth Certificate/Proof of Age
- Social Security Card
- Proof of Residency
- Immunization Record (Georgia Form 3231)
- Certificate of Vision, Hearing, Dental, and Nutrition Screening (Georgia Form 3300)
- Certificate of Scoliosis Screening (Georgia Form 4400) - Grades 6 and 8 ONLY
- Report Card or High School Transcript
- Legal Guardian Photo Identification
All required documents must be submitted for our Enrollment & Records Department to successfully process your application. It is best to have all documents available in a digital format (photo, screenshot, or scan) so you can upload easily upon request.
Required enrollment documents and their descriptions are provided on the Required Enrollment Documents page.
Why GCA is the right choice
Georgia Cyber Academy offers the benefits of a brick and mortar school...right for you right from home.
Students access lessons and live classes online. Parents and students are partnered with certified teachers who instruct and guide student progress and achievement. In the online classroom, students participate in real-time, direct instruction from their teachers. During the school day, parents provide support and guidance to their student. Georgia Cyber Academy is a 100% tuition-free, online, accredited, Georgia public charter school for students in grades K-12.
The following students are eligible to enroll at any time during the school year:
- students who are experiencing homelessness
- migrant students
- students who are currently in foster care
- students of GCA staff, faculty, or board members
(All students that are eligible may require further review for approval for enrollment)
If your student meets any of the above criteria, please call 470.400.7887 between 9am and 4pm on regular school days.
2022-2023 Enrollment Dates
|Enrollment & Re-Registration Opens||March 1, 2022|
|Lottery Held||April 5, 2022|
|Re-Registration Closes||May 4, 2022|
|First Day of School||August 1, 2022|
|Enrollment Closes||August 28, 2022*|
|Mid-Year Enrollment Opens||November 1, 2022|
|Mid-Year Enrollment Closes||February 15, 2023|
LottereaseOur enrollment process begins by registering with Lotterease, an online lottery system for schools.
- Register with Lotterease.
- Provide the requested information.
- Check your email for further instructions.
The Mid-year enrollment lottery was held on November 11, 2022. A recording is available at the link below.
Lottery registrations will be accepted for the duration of the Open Enrollment period (November 1, 2022 - February15, 2023); however, you may be placed on a waitlist. Seat offers are determined based on available seats which varies by grade level.
When you see the Seal on a school website, you can be confident that your application will be included in the school lottery in a fair and transparent way.
Lotterease is an independent automated lottery system that the school uses to manage their lottery and waitlist. Since Lotterease is an independent system, the school staff do not have the ability to manipulate or adjust the lottery outcome. They must work within the requirements of the system.
In addition, all activity that takes place with your application is tracked in a history log that you can view at any time by logging into the parent portal.
If the school you want your child to attend displays the Lotterease Seal of Transparency and Fairness, you can rest assured that you child will get their fair chance to attend the school.
Enrollment Policies and Procedures
Enrollment is open to any student who resides in the state of Georgia. Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA) does not charge tuition.