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New Students



Congratulations, and welcome to Excel! As a new scholar, it’s time to complete the enrollment process to secure your child’s spot.

Round 1 Lottery results are now available to families via their MySchoolDC online family account.

Excel Academy staff will be available to complete your enrollment and collect your forms beginning April 1, 2014. Our office hours are Monday-Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm. Please contact Erica Janifer at 202-373-0097 if you have any questions.

The following forms are required and can be submitted to the main office:

o   DC Universal Health Certificate

o   DC Oral Health Certificate

o   HPV Opt-Out

  • Home Language Survey
  • Proof of legal guardianship (may include one or more of the following documents)

o   Student’s original birth certificate

o    Parent/Guardian ID

  • Government issued identification of parent/guardian
  • Attestation for other primary caregiver

o   Copy of student records from prior school (may include one or more of the following documents):





Are you a waitlisted family for the 2014-15 school year?

In the 2014-15 enrollment cycle, My School DC will handle all waitlist acceptances. If you have questions about your waitlist status, or need to update your contact information, call the My School DC hotline at 202-888-6336 for assistance.
Here are some important ongoing dates to keep in mind:

• March 31st: My School DC will notify families of the school their child is admitted to for the 2014-15 school year, as well as a roster of their waitlisted schools
• April 1st: Excel Academy begins Enrollment and Re-enrollment.
• April 30th: Deadline for securing your child’s spot in Round 1 of My School DC
• May 15th: Round 2 deadline to apply to Excel Academy via My School DC
• May 31st: Deadline for securing your child’s spot in Round 2 of My School DC