Admission to The GLOBE Academy is through a random lottery and is open to students who reside in the DeKalb County School District. Students applying for admission in 2nd through 5th grade must meet target language proficiency standards before applying for the lottery (SBOE Rule 160-4-9-.05(1)(g)(3)(iv).) Click here for more information about 2nd-5th grade admissions. The Kindergarten, 1st Grade, and 6th grade lottery is open to all students, regardless of foreign language proficiency. New students are not accepted in 7th or 8th grade.
Applicants for kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2019. Applicants for 1st grade must be 6 years old on or before September 1, 2019 regardless of completing Kindergarten at a private school.
Open Enrollment for the Lottery is Friday, January 25, 2019 to Monday, February 25, 2019. The GLOBE Academy uses the Lotterease online lottery system. Parents can apply online via the GLOBE website during the Open Enrollment period. Check back here for the link once Open Enrollment has started.
Applications made after the Open Enrollment period will be placed at the end of the waiting list in the order they are received.
The admissions lottery will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. All applicants will be notified by email immediately following, and lottery results will be available on the GLOBE website and at the main entrance of Lower Campus. The deadline to accept or decline enrollment is Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. After acceptance, families have 21 calendar days to register their student with required documents.