Lead Academy is a public charter school located in Greenville, SC. There is no prerequisite for entrance into Lead Academy. Any family that resides in the state of south carolina and is willing to make the necessary commitment is welcome to apply. Such a commitment requires that all stakeholders (parents, students, and teachers) possess a steadfast determination to realize the mission of the school.

In accordance with South Carolina Charter School Law, Lead Academy admits all students through a lottery process. Students are required to complete an application for admission to Lead Academy. To be included in the lottery process, all applicants are required to complete and submit the application by the designated deadline.


Lottery Application Open Enrollment: October 7, 2020 - January 29, 2021

Lottery Drawing: February 3, 2021

Lottery notifications will be sent no later than February 17, 2021

Intent Letters Due: February 28, 2021

Currently we are working on a way to bring families in person to provide sessions or tours that will provide applicants with more detailed information about our vision and practices that may not be readily available on our website, as well as allowing time for questions. Please continue to check this admissions page for more details.


For any enrollment questions, please contact Massiel Steadman at msteadman@myleadacademy.com or 864-465-4022.