Applying to Shelton Academy

Thank you for your interest in our school! The information below will help guide you through the application and admissions process. Admission is based on an evaluation of academic records, an application questionnaire, a personal interview with the student, and the availability of class space. Class size limitations may prevent the acceptance of all students who are academically capable of benefiting from Shelton’s programs. Please submit all of the information requested below within 7-10 business days. Any omissions of records or information considered essential to a thorough admission evaluation may result in denial of admission and/or continued enrollment. Documents in a foreign language must be translated into English. For more information or to set up an appointment, please contact admissions@sheltonacademyschools.com.

Required Documents for Prospective Students:
  • Completed application and fee of $200.
  • Photocopy of student’s passport, birth certificate or other official identification.
  • One recent passport photo of applicant.
  • Report cards or transcripts for a minimum of the last two years of school (including the current school year) in English or with a certified English translation provided.
  • Standardized test scores, when applicable (SAT, MAP, ITBS, CTBS, FCAT, ERB).
  • Educational or psychological evaluations, IEP (if applicable) or any other information pertinent to the student’s academic history or educational needs.
  • Transcript Release Authorization Form (to be submitted by the parent/legal guardian and to be completed by the current school). Transcripts must be submitted in a sealed official transcript envelope or sent via postal service by school.
  • Letters of recommendation of former teachers/schools to be taken into consideration.
Age requirements for entry into Lower Academy:
Kindergarten: 5 years old before September 1st of the current school year.
First Grade: 6 years old before September 1st of the current school year. .
Second Grade: 7 years old before September 1st of the current school year.
Third Grade: 8 years old before September 1st of the current school year.
Fourth Grade: 9 years old before September 1st of the current school year.
Fifth Grade: 10 years old before September 1st of the current school year.

 

Shelton Academy is approved by the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) to provide visas for international students to study in the United States.

Come Visit Us!

If you have not already done so, please consider making an appointment to visit. We would very much like to meet you and encourage you to tour our school and beautiful campus.

We appreciate your interest and hope to assist you any way we can. Email us or submit the form to the right to schedule your tour.

2019-2020

Application Fee:
$200 / New Student
$75 / Test Retake

Registration Fee:
$600 / Annually for New Student
$500 / Annually for Returning Student/TJOL Student

Technology Fee (Due at Registration):
Kinder: $400
Lower Academy: $450
Upper Academy: $500

Materials (Due at Registration):
PK3/PK4: $400

Curriculum Fee (Due at Registration):
Kinder: $400
Lower Academy: $450
Upper Academy: $550

Laboratory Fee (Due at Registration):
Kinder-8th: $150

Graduation Fee (Due at Registration):
Kinder: $150
8th Grade: $300

I-20 Preparation Fee:
$150 / New Student

Tuition:
PK3/PK4: $6,500 / School Year
Kinder: $9,300 / School Year
Lower Academy: $11,050 / School Year
Upper Academy: $11,100 / School Year

Benefits To Committed Families:

  • Siblings will receive the following discount on TUITION ONLY. The discount does not apply to registration, textbooks, technology, aftercare, field trips, or special events.

Second Student Annual Discount: 20%
Third Student Annual Discount: 40%
Fourth Student Annual Discount: 50%
Fifth Student Annual Discount: 100%

  • After School families that bring their children to Shelton will reveive an incentive: $500 from one monthly tuition payment.

School Lunch (Optional/Monthly):
$120 / Monthly

Aftercare Program (Optional):
Shelton Students: $130 / Monthly

Non-Shelton Students: $150 / Monthly + min. one activity
$120 / Monthly for Transportation (upon availability)

Late Pick Up: A charge of $1 per minute will take place if child is picked up after 6:00 p.m.

Aftercare program hours: 2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Extracurricular Activities available at an additional cost.
Please see Welcome Center for information, fees, and registration.
All monies paid are Non-Refundable and Non-Transferable. Prices are subject to change.

“As a mom, I feel beyond blessed to have my child in a school where the teachers put their heart and soul into the learning process of our kids. The projects are amazing; the entire school is connected. Each teacher feels they have the freedom to think outside the box and expand the knowledge beyond the lecture. This shows that the philosophy of the school is great, and that our kids are in the hands of teachers that care and enjoy watching them learn.”

Paula Zelaya, Parent

Financial Aid

There are options available to help families finance their children’s education at Shelton Academy. Please click on the link below to obtain more information regarding the opportunities we provide.

For questions, please Email Us financial.aid@sheltonacademyschools.com.

How to Apply for a Scholarship

There will be 20 partial scholarships awarded yearly, with tuition discounts based strictly on financial need. The funds come from donations made by private parties. If you would like to apply, please follow the steps below.

The following information should be emailed to financial.aid@sheltonacademyschools.com.

Registration

  • Scholarships are given on a YEARLY basis; an application must be completed every year.
  • The student must complete the admissions process for the current academic year (the $200 fee must be paid).

Commitment Statement

  • Letter from the parents explaining the reason for choosing Shelton Academy.

Financial Information

  • Complete copy of your 2016 and 2017 tax returns.
  • If you have either an s-corp. or a partnership on Schedule E of your return, please send the K-1 and corresponding Forms 1120-S (s-corp.) or 1065 (partnership).
  • Non-U.S. Residents: For families living outside the United States and those who do not file U.S. tax documents, please submit official income/asset documentation for 2016 and 2017, such as foreign tax returns and/or official wage statements from employers. If tax information is in a language other than English, please submit a translated copy.

Step Up for Students

Step Up For Students is a nonprofit organization that helps administer the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship (FTC) and the Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts (PLSA) program. Step Up For Students provides K-12 education scholarships and related support to give economically disadvantaged families the freedom to choose the best learning options for their children. The scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis and empower families to customize their children’s education.

Additional information is available at the Step Up For Students website.

Step Up For Students es una organización sin fines de lucro que ayuda a administrar el Florida Tax Credit Scholarship (FTC) y el Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts (PLSA). Step Up For Students ofrece becas y apoyo relacionado a dar a las familias económicamente desfavorecidas la libertad de elegir las mejores opciones de aprendizaje para sus hijos. Las becas son otorgadas en el orden que son recibidas y permite a los padres personalizar la educación de sus hijos.

Información adicional está disponible en la pagina web de Step Up For Students.

If you should have questions about Step Up, email registrar@sheltonacademyschools.com.

McKay Scholarship

Shelton Academy accepts students with McKay Scholarships, financial aid given to students with disabilities. Our instituion is committed to providing the best and highest quality education the student requires. Please bring a copy of the student’s most recent IEP and psychological evaluation, along with their current report card, in order for our academy to determine whether we have the appropriate resources for your child’s success.

If you should have any questions regarding the McKay Scholarship, email registrar@sheltonacademyschools.com.

Apply Now

How to Apply

Applying is easy using our online application. We encourage families to utilize this medium as it simplifies submission and provides parents a tool for tracking the status after the application has been submitted. A non-refundable application fee must be submitted with each application.

Create an Online Application

To begin the online application process:

  1. Create an Account.

  2. Then log in and Create A New Student Application for your child. You will then have the flexibility to log in and out of your account and access your open application.
  3. After submitting the application, you will be able to track your admissions status at the school by logging in to your account. You will be able to print the completed application, monitor when the school receives supplemental application forms, and if necessary, reprint the supplemental forms.

Request More Information

Should you desire more information than is available on our website, please Request More Information and an administrator will contact you.

We Look Forward to Meeting You

If you have not already done so, please consider making an appointment to visit. We would very much like to meet you and encourage you to tour our school and campus.

We appreciate your interest and hope to assist you any way we can. If you have questions, please feel free to contact us at 305-599-9967 or email us at admissions@sheltonacademyschools.com.

Shelton Academy admits students of any race, color, national, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, and ethnic origin in administration of our educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other school-administered programs.

School Uniform Policy

To help create an environment conducive to learning, students are required to wear official school uniform with the school logo at all times. Students’ dress and appearance, along with conduct, have a definite influence on class discipline and achievement. This policy is designed to permit students to focus their attention on academics and on those aspects of their personalities that are truly important.

 

For Purchase: Gama Uniforms is located at 3403 NW 82 Ave., Suite 101E in Doral. Their contact number is 305-877-3016.

Applying to Shelton Academy

Thank you for your interest in our school! The information below will help guide you through the application and admissions process. Admission is based on an evaluation of academic records, an application questionnaire, a personal interview with the student, and the availability of class space. Class size limitations may prevent the acceptance of all students who are academically capable of benefiting from Shelton’s programs. Please submit all of the information requested below within 7-10 business days. Any omissions of records or information considered essential to a thorough admission evaluation may result in denial of admission and/or continued enrollment. Documents in a foreign language must be translated into English. For more information or to set up an appointment, please contact admissions@sheltonacademyschools.com.

Required Documents for Prospective Students:
  • Completed application and fee of $200.
  • Photocopy of student’s passport, birth certificate or other official identification.
  • One recent passport photo of applicant.
  • Report cards or transcripts for a minimum of the last two years of school (including the current school year) in English or with a certified English translation provided.
  • Standardized test scores, when applicable (SAT, MAP, ITBS, CTBS, FCAT, ERB).
  • Educational or psychological evaluations, IEP (if applicable) or any other information pertinent to the student’s academic history or educational needs.
  • Transcript Release Authorization Form (to be submitted by the parent/legal guardian and to be completed by the current school). Transcripts must be submitted in a sealed official transcript envelope or sent via postal service by school.
  • Letters of recommendation of former teachers/schools to be taken into consideration.
Age requirements for entry into Lower Academy:
Kindergarten: 5 years old before September 1st of the current school year.
First Grade: 6 years old before September 1st of the current school year. .
Second Grade: 7 years old before September 1st of the current school year.
Third Grade: 8 years old before September 1st of the current school year.
Fourth Grade: 9 years old before September 1st of the current school year.
Fifth Grade: 10 years old before September 1st of the current school year.

 

Shelton Academy is approved by the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) to provide visas for international students to study in the United States.

Come Visit Us!

If you have not already done so, please consider making an appointment to visit. We would very much like to meet you and encourage you to tour our school and beautiful campus.

We appreciate your interest and hope to assist you any way we can. Email us or submit the form to the right to schedule your tour.

2019-2020

Application Fee:
$200 / New Student
$75 / Test Retake

Registration Fee:
$600 / Annually for New Student
$500 / Annually for Returning Student/TJOL Student

Technology Fee (Due at Registration):
Kinder: $400
Lower Academy: $450
Upper Academy: $500

Materials (Due at Registration):
PK3/PK4: $400

Curriculum Fee (Due at Registration):
Kinder: $400
Lower Academy: $450
Upper Academy: $550

Laboratory Fee (Due at Registration):
Kinder-8th: $150

Graduation Fee (Due at Registration):
Kinder: $150
8th Grade: $300

I-20 Preparation Fee:
$150 / New Student

Tuition:
PK3/PK4: $6,500 / School Year
Kinder: $9,300 / School Year
Lower Academy: $11,050 / School Year
Upper Academy: $11,100 / School Year

Benefits To Committed Families:

  • Siblings will receive the following discount on TUITION ONLY. The discount does not apply to registration, textbooks, technology, aftercare, field trips, or special events.

Second Student Annual Discount: 20%
Third Student Annual Discount: 40%
Fourth Student Annual Discount: 50%
Fifth Student Annual Discount: 100%

  • After School families that bring their children to Shelton will reveive an incentive: $500 from one monthly tuition payment.

School Lunch (Optional/Monthly):
$120 / Monthly

Aftercare Program (Optional):
Shelton Students: $130 / Monthly

Non-Shelton Students: $150 / Monthly + min. one activity
$120 / Monthly for Transportation (upon availability)

Late Pick Up: A charge of $1 per minute will take place if child is picked up after 6:00 p.m.

Aftercare program hours: 2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Extracurricular Activities available at an additional cost.
Please see Welcome Center for information, fees, and registration.
All monies paid are Non-Refundable and Non-Transferable. Prices are subject to change.

“As a mom, I feel beyond blessed to have my child in a school where the teachers put their heart and soul into the learning process of our kids. The projects are amazing; the entire school is connected. Each teacher feels they have the freedom to think outside the box and expand the knowledge beyond the lecture. This shows that the philosophy of the school is great, and that our kids are in the hands of teachers that care and enjoy watching them learn.”

Paula Zelaya, Parent

Financial Aid

There are options available to help families finance their children’s education at Shelton Academy. Please click on the link below to obtain more information regarding the opportunities we provide.

For questions, please Email Us financial.aid@sheltonacademyschools.com.

How to Apply for a Scholarship

There will be 20 partial scholarships awarded yearly, with tuition discounts based strictly on financial need. The funds come from donations made by private parties. If you would like to apply, please follow the steps below.

The following information should be emailed to financial.aid@sheltonacademyschools.com.

Registration

  • Scholarships are given on a YEARLY basis; an application must be completed every year.
  • The student must complete the admissions process for the current academic year (the $200 fee must be paid).

Commitment Statement

  • Letter from the parents explaining the reason for choosing Shelton Academy.

Financial Information

  • Complete copy of your 2016 and 2017 tax returns.
  • If you have either an s-corp. or a partnership on Schedule E of your return, please send the K-1 and corresponding Forms 1120-S (s-corp.) or 1065 (partnership).
  • Non-U.S. Residents: For families living outside the United States and those who do not file U.S. tax documents, please submit official income/asset documentation for 2016 and 2017, such as foreign tax returns and/or official wage statements from employers. If tax information is in a language other than English, please submit a translated copy.

Step Up for Students

Step Up For Students is a nonprofit organization that helps administer the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship (FTC) and the Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts (PLSA) program. Step Up For Students provides K-12 education scholarships and related support to give economically disadvantaged families the freedom to choose the best learning options for their children. The scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis and empower families to customize their children’s education.

Additional information is available at the Step Up For Students website.

Step Up For Students es una organización sin fines de lucro que ayuda a administrar el Florida Tax Credit Scholarship (FTC) y el Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts (PLSA). Step Up For Students ofrece becas y apoyo relacionado a dar a las familias económicamente desfavorecidas la libertad de elegir las mejores opciones de aprendizaje para sus hijos. Las becas son otorgadas en el orden que son recibidas y permite a los padres personalizar la educación de sus hijos.

Información adicional está disponible en la pagina web de Step Up For Students.

If you should have questions about Step Up, email registrar@sheltonacademyschools.com.

McKay Scholarship

Shelton Academy accepts students with McKay Scholarships, financial aid given to students with disabilities. Our instituion is committed to providing the best and highest quality education the student requires. Please bring a copy of the student’s most recent IEP and psychological evaluation, along with their current report card, in order for our academy to determine whether we have the appropriate resources for your child’s success.

If you should have any questions regarding the McKay Scholarship, email registrar@sheltonacademyschools.com.

Apply Now

How to Apply

Applying is easy using our online application. We encourage families to utilize this medium as it simplifies submission and provides parents a tool for tracking the status after the application has been submitted. A non-refundable application fee must be submitted with each application.

Create an Online Application

To begin the online application process, Create an Account. Then log in and Create A New Student Application for your child. You will then have the flexibility to log in and out of your account and access your open application.

After submitting the application, you will be able to track your admissions status at the school by logging in to your account. You will be able to print the completed application, monitor when the school receives supplemental application forms, and if necessary, reprint the supplemental forms.

Request More Information

Should you desire more information than is available on our website, please Request More Information and an administrator will contact you.

We Look Forward to Meeting You

If you have not already done so, please consider making an appointment to visit. We would very much like to meet you and encourage you to tour our school and campus.

We appreciate your interest and hope to assist you any way we can. If you have questions, please feel free to contact us at 305-599-9967 or email us at admissions@sheltonacademyschools.com.

Shelton Academy admits students of any race, color, national, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, and ethnic origin in administration of our educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other school-administered programs.

School Uniform Policy

To help create an environment conducive to learning, students are required to wear official school uniform with the school logo at all times. Students’ dress and appearance, along with conduct, have a definite influence on class discipline and achievement. This policy is designed to permit students to focus their attention on academics and on those aspects of their personalities that are truly important.

For Purchase: Gama Uniforms is located at 3403 NW 82 Ave., Suite 101E in Doral. Their contact number is 305-877-3016.