Join the FAmily!

Your child deserves FA

At Foundation Academies, your child will be challenged, encouraged, celebrated, and loved.

We partner with our FAmilies.

And we promise to equip our scholars K-12 to excel in learning, and empower them to lead a purpose-filled life.

That's what we do; that’s why we’re here. Apply today and let’s make your child’s future bright.

How FA Admission Works

  • 1

    No cost.

    Foundation Academies is a FREE public charter school. There is NO COST to attend and NO COST to apply.

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    Apply for admission

    New students and siblings of current FA scholars hoping to attend FA MUST SUBMIT APPLICATIONS for the upcoming school year.

    Any family living in Mercer County is eligible to apply; we give priority to Trenton residents and siblings of current scholars.

    FA has expanded enrollment for kindergartners for 2024-25.
    FA also expects openings for FA Collegiate (grades 9-12) for the upcoming school year.
    Other openings may occur before the new school year opens in August 2024.

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    Online – by the deadline.

    APPLY ONLINE beginning DEC. 12, 2023 for the 24-25 school year. DEADLINE is February 23, 2024.

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    Your application gets you into the lottery.

    Applicants will be SELECTED BY COMPUTERIZED, RANDOM LOTTERY on March 7, 2024.

  • 5

    Admitted or Wait List?

    If FA does not have openings in your requested grade, your child is placed on a WAIT LIST and you are notified if an opening becomes available.

Watch our History in the Making video to learn about Foundation Academies.

Learn about each school

FA Elementary

Grades K-5

FA Middle School

Grades 6-8

FA Collegiate

Grades 9-12

Why Teach at FA?

Does Our School Culture Resonate with You?