J.A. Secondary is a Choice Enrollment school with student priority placement listed below (per J.A. Board Policy 8.1).
Students are accepted on a space available basis and must meet the minimum expectations of a successful student.
Successful students at Jefferson Academy
Demonstrate a high level of character
Perform academically at grade level and/or higher
Are highly motivated to achieve
Take pride in meeting deadlines
Enjoy a school where they can stand out
Communicate their needs to their teachers
Plan on graduating from college
Study for their tests
Complete their homework every day
Are involved in activities/athletics
Love being challenged
ALL families who wish to enroll their child(ren) in Jefferson Academy Secondary MUST either re-sign their child at JA (current 6th and 8th grade students & grandfathered wait lists) or fill out a Choice Enrollment Application for each child during the First Round Choice Enrollment window set by the Jefferson County District. A parent of a current 6th grade or 8th grade student may stop by the office any day during this first round window and re-sign or add your child(ren) to the Choice Enrollment wait list.
For attendance during the school year beginning August 2015
Choice Enrollment Round (2): February 13, 2015 – August 31, 2015
Transcripts MUST be submitted with second round applications for 10th, 11th, and 12th grade
Last report card MUST be submitted with second round applications for 9th grade
If you are submitting the First Round Choice Enrollment Application, you may submit your application in one of 4 ways:
Choice Enrollment Applications will NOT be accepted in the office before the dates listed above or after office hours on the last day of the first round. Every application MUST have a physical signature. Typed or blank signatures will be considered incomplete.
Applications for Elementary students (Kindergarten through 6th grade) MUST be submitted to our elementary office. These applications will NOT be forwarded.
In other words, if you do not already have your child(ren) on a wait list at J.A. please fill out a Jefferson County Choice Enrollment Application to apply to our school. The school cannot accept the application until the Choice Enrollment window. One enrollment application per child is required. To access the Jefferson County First Round Choice Enrollment Application, please follow the link provided below and scroll to the area to download enrollment forms.
Students who are enrolled after June 1st are not guaranteed a seat in honors English, Social Studies, Science or Math. Should a student wish to be considered, teacher recommendation forms and/or testing must be completed.
Please note that transportation is NOT provided for students at J.A., and that a change of schools may affect athletic eligibility.
Informational Evening: An evening will be scheduled for the 2015-2016 school year where we will have an informative evening for all prospective families and their children to visit the school and receive valuable information about the excellent academic, athletic and fine arts programs offered at Jefferson Academy Secondary. For more information regarding this evening, please click on Open House link to the left under Prospective Families.
Visit JA: We also offered "Java with the Jags and Student Shadow" day on December 3, 2014, January 21, 2015 and February 19, 2015. For more information about how to schedule this visit, please click on Visit JA link to the left under Prospective Families.
We hope that this page provides helpful information for our new and current Jefferson Academy families. If you have any further questions regarding the enrollment process, please contact Mrs. Jessica Jone at email@example.com or 720-887-1992 x2.
Thank you for your interest in Jefferson Academy Secondary!
Principal Secretary / Registrar