Dearborn Elementary Charter Academy

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  • Wednesday, February 22nd at 8:30am
  • Friday, March 17th at 8:30am
  • Wednesday, April 26th at 8:30am
  • Wednesday, May 3rd at 8:30am
As an Affiliated Charter School, we no longer offer Open Enrollment Permits, Child Care Permits, Employee Permits or Work Permits. Our Charter Permit applications will be available beginning in April in the DECA Office. A Charter Lottery will be held by grade level. Space availability will vary by grade level and a waiting list will be established.

We invite you to come on a school tour. Our principal, Mrs. Estrada will tell you about our school, take you on a tour of our beautiful campus and answer your questions. Click here to reserve your spot.

Whether you are fortunate enough to live in our attendance boundaries or are hoping to come on or are planning to apply for an Affiliated Charter Permit, we hope you will come visit our school. Our Open House is scheduled for April 21 and is open to all.

In order to enroll a child for Kindergarten, the student must turn five years old on or before September 1, 2017. Transitional kindergarten students must turn five by December 2, 2017.

Our Charter Lottery application period for Fall of 2017 is April 6-May 20. Download the application HERE. A drawing date for Fall 2017 is Scheduled for June 1 at 10:30. The lottery will be done by grade level and the number of students selected depends upon space availability. Notification begins in June.

To determine your home school, based on your home address, use the Resident School Identifier at under “Find a School.”

Enrollment for Fall 2017
  • Kindergarten & TK -April 13, 2017 for students residing in our attendance boundaries
  • Neighborhood Grades 1-5-April 20, 2017 for students residing in our attendance boundaries
  • Charter Lottery Permit enrollment begins on June1 following the drawing

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