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 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Lottery Drawing: February 7, 2020

Lottery notifications will be sent no later than February 17, 2020

Intent Letters Due: February 28, 2020

We strongly encourage everyone applying for admission to attend a New Family Interest Meeting. These sessions 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

New Family Interest Meetings:

Tuesday, October 29th @ 6:00 pm

Thursday, November 21st @ 6:00 pm

Thursday, January 30th @ 6:00 pm

Please complete the form at the bottom of this page to be a part of the 2020-2021 Lottery Process to be held on February 7, 2020.

To register for a small group tour after attending a New Parent Interest Meeting, please sign up here: