Application Process

The application process for students who live outside the Dearington attendance zone occurs during the months of February and March of each year for enrollment for the following school year. Check the Lynchburg City Schools website for details. To be eligible, students must live in the Lynchburg City limits. Only those students who currently live outside the attendance zone of the school for innovation need to apply.

How are students selected for the schools for innovation?
The schools for innovation review team will collect the applications and determine if applicants meet the minimum criteria. 

Criteria for elementary school level:

  • Good academic standing
  • Minimal disciplinary infractions
  • Stated interest in innovative programs

Students meeting the minimum criteria are placed in the pool of eligible applicants. Students who are eligible are then randomly slected to fill the number of designated slots. Eligible students will be placed on a waiting list if there are more students than number of slots.

For further information on the schools for innovation application and selection process, please contact the department of information technology by e-mail at gillespieac@lcsedu.net or by phone at (434) 522-515-5017.