Frequently Asked Questions - Shannon Forest Campus

Does the school have an Early and Late Stay Program?

Yes! Early Stay is available for students in K3 - 12th Grade from 7:15 - 7:50 a.m. at no charge. Late Stay is available for students in K3 - 8th Grade from 3:15 - 5:30 p.m. for a fee.

What if my child uses an EpiPen or a prescription drug during the school day?

All medications must be housed in the school nurse’s office and written permission submitted to the school in order for your child to be treated. All faculty and staff are trained to use EpiPens and defibrillators.

Where do I find information about summer programs?

Details about summer programs are listed under the School Life menu of this website.

How much does the Learning Difference Program cost?

The program fees are based on individual or group assistance. Please refer to Tuition & Fees information under the Admissions menu of this website.

Is tutoring available?

Teachers are available for students before or after school. Peer tutoring is also available during the school week and additional help is available in the campus C.A.R.E. Center.

Are sports available?

The school offers 21 athletic teams for students in Middle and High School. Younger students may take part in afterschool intramural sports throughout the year.

Does my child need an electronic device?

Students are allowed to bring devices from home, provided they are approved by the Administration for the purpose of educational facilitation. Cell phones are not allowed to be used in class.

How can I volunteer?

The school has a wonderful parent volunteer network called Crusader Connections. Opportunities are available throughout the year and are communicated in weekly eBLAST newsletters.

How does my child order lunch?

Students may order lunch on a daily or weekly basis from outside vendors or they can bring a sack lunch. All orders must be paid by cash or check. Order forms and further information are located in the Parent Portal of the website.

CAN I PLACE MY CHILD ON A WAITING LIST IF A GRADE OR PROGRAM IS FULL?

Yes. A non-refundable $35 fee may be paid to place a student on a waiting list. Please contact our Admissions office to place your child on a waiting list.

Frequently Asked Questions - DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

Does the school have an Early and Late Stay Program?

Yes! Early Stay is available for students from 7:15 - 9:00 a.m. Late Stay is available until 5:30 p.m. for a fee. 

What if my child uses an EpiPen or a prescription drug during the school day?

All medications must be housed in the school nurse’s office and written permission submitted to the school in order for your child to be treated. All staff members are CPR/First Aid certified annually. The campus is also a nut free campus.

Where do I find information about summer programs?

Details about summer programs are listed under the School Life menu of this website.

How does the school address individual learning styles?

The Academy’s Academic Center offers evaluations to identify the learning strengths and weaknesses of a child. One-on-one or group sessions are offered to assist with language-based difficulties, executive function skills, interdisciplinary issues and more.

What Related Arts programs will my child participate in each day?

All Preschool students enjoy Music, Physical Education, Library, Art, and Chapel.

What is the Enrichment Zone?

This is an afterschool program that provides a range of extra-curricular activities such as Lego “Bricks for Kids”, “Happy Feet” Soccer and Art.

How does my child order lunch?

All students may bring their own lunch to school. All items must be nut free and classrooms do not have microwaves or refrigerators. Please pack accordingly. Hot lunches are available for students in K5 & K6. These lunches must be ordered in advance.

CAN I PLACE MY CHILD ON A WAITING LIST IF A GRADE OR PROGRAM IS FULL?

Yes. A non-refundable $35 fee may be paid to place a student on a waiting list. Please contact our Admissions office to place your child on a waiting list.