Families wanting to enroll their child(ren) at Jefferson Academy will participate in EnrollJeffco.   
First Round open enrollment for the 2024-2025 school year will begin December 5, 2023 and end on January 12, 2024.  Students will be placed in a lottery. Offers for enrollment will begin to go out on January 23, 2024. Second Round enrollment begins January 18, 2024. Second round participants will be placed at the bottom of First Round according to the date of the application.

We are a K-12 charter school. Grades Kindergarten - 6th grade on our campus. Grades 7 - 12 are located at 11251 Reed Way. Students enrolled in the elementary are guaranteed a position at our secondary school.

When a family is offered and has accepted a position for Kindergarten and for students that are new to Jefferson County, they will need to complete the online registration and upload a copy of birth certificate, immunization records and proof of residency.  

Jefferson Academy’s Enrollment Priority List

  • Staff children
  • Siblings of current and returning students at Jefferson Academy
  • Sibling Accepted (Waitlist only)
  • Students currently attending Summit Academy (first round only)
  • Student Twice Impacted by School Closure
  • Student Impacted by ROFTS Closure
  • Jefferson County residents
  • Out-of-County residents
  • Second Round Open Enrollment begins January 18, 2024. This is for families that did not participate in EnrollJeffco (First Round). Students in Second Round are placed at the bottom of the First Round lists.


We have five full-day classes. Along with a certified teacher, each classroom has  fulltime educational assistant. Children entering Kindergarten must be five years of age by October 1.  

Our school hours are 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Students may arrive as early as 7:45 a.m. and go directly to their classroom. 

Class Size

Full-day Kindergarten classes with have approximately 20-22 students. Grades 1st through 6th grade vary from 26 – 28 students. Every classroom has an educational assistant working with the teacher five to seven hours each day.

For more information contact Shelly Cohen at [email protected]


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