Admissions Policy and Procedure

  1. Eligibility

Parallel Hope Schools, Inc exists to train children based upon and in agreement with the morals and principles found in the Christian Bible.  Parents must be committed to an education founded upon these Biblical standards as set forth in the school’s Statement of Faith.  Parents must also be able to assent in writing to the principles set forth in the Statement of Educational Philosophy of Parallel Hope Schools, Inc.

All Parallel Hope Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, tuition assistance and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.  The schools does, however, reserve the right to refuse admission to any students with severe disciplinary or psychological problems, or one who requires special education services beyond those which are able to be enveloped into the existing educational structure of the school.

  1. Conditions

Enrollment at any Parallel Hope Schools, Inc school is a privilege, not a right.  This privilege may be forfeited by any student who does not conform to the standards and regulations of the school.  The school may at any time dismiss a student who does not fit into the spirit of the school, regardless of whether or not the student meets other eligibility requirements.  In addition, a family who is found not to be supportive of the school’s policies, procedures, purpose, philosophy, or statement of faith may be asked to withdraw their child(ren).

  1. Procedure

Upon request, parents will be sent and application for enrollment.  This form must be returned promptly before enrollment may be considered.  Upon receipt of the form and appropriate application fees, an appointment will be made for the custodial parent(s) or guardian(s) to meet with the leadership of the school.

This orientation meeting with focus on the parents’:

  1. Reasons for enrolling their child(ren) in the school;
  2. Parents’ discipline philosophy in the home;
  3. Agreement to have their child(ren) educated in accordance with the school’s statement of faith, educational philosophy, and policies and procedures;
  4. Written agreement to meet all tuition and other financial obligations due the school;
  5. Agreement to support the activities of the school;
  6. Agreement to support any necessary disciplinary measures of the school, and
  7. Any questions that the parents may have prior to their final decision to enroll.

        Students entering into the school will be screened for placement.

        Following the meeting and administrative review of the student’s test results and past academic record (when applicable), parents will be notified of the student’s level placement.  Upon notification, an enrollment fee equal to 1/12 of the total tuition for one academic year will become due and payable in order to maintain a spot for the child(ren) in a class.  Any additional registration procedures will be handled at that time.