Remember that students MUST be domiciled residents of North Carolina at the time of application and for kindergarten students, must be five years old on or before August 31, 2024. You will receive a confirmation email upon successful submission of your application. You will also be provided information pertaining to the time and place for the lottery. Please also note that this application is ONLY for 2024-2025 School Year.


NOTE—Applications DO NOT carry over from year to year. You MUST complete a new application each year if you did not get into the school through the lottery the previous year. The Application will open back up on DECEMBER 15th. ANY applications that were completed before December 15th will not be in the 2024-2025 Lottery !!

Please complete an application for each child you are interested in attending The NCLA unless they are twins. Each child should have their own confirmation number except for twins, they will only have one. Please remember to mark on the application if they have a current enrolled sibling to receive sibling preference. Applying after March 1st (11:59 p.m.) you will put on our waitlist in the order that you applied (date stamped). 

Please retain your confirmation number, which is found in your email confirmation message (example: Confirmation #7062194). This number will be used for identifying your student during the lottery and if necessary, for the wait lists.

Please direct ALL questions to the application process to:

Ms. Kimberly Stanley, Director of Admissions
Email Ms. Kimberly Stanley
Phone - (336) 992-2710

The North Carolina Leadership Academy conducts enrollment on a non-discriminatory basis with respect to sex, race, religion, national origin or disability.