Enrollment for the 2019-2020 School Year 

Online Lottery Application for 2019-2020 School Year

*The Lottery Application is currently AVAILABLE for the 2019-2020 WAITLIST for new applications.

All applications submitted after the Lottery held on March 9, 2019, will be added to the 2019-2020 Wait List for the upcoming school term.  

IPA will accept new applications and enroll new students when space is available for the current school year until January 31, 2020.


2020-2021 Lottery

Enrollment Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to attend Ivy Preparatory Academy?

Students zoned for Atlantic Public Schools or Dekalb County Schools are eligible to attend Ivy Preparatory Academy.

How do I apply?

The lottery application link will be available here beginning February 4, 2020, via Lotterease. All lottery applications must be completed online. People needing access to a computer to complete the application may use a computer in the Admissions Office at Ivy Preparatory Academy, located at 1807 Memorial Drive. Computers will be available on school days during the enrollment period between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Computer assistance is available if needed.  

Click here for more information about Lotterease.       

Click here for Ivy Prep Academy School Application.   

When are applications accepted?

The lottery application window for the 2020-2021 school year is from February 4, 2020, through March 6, 2020.  Click Here to see a detailed lottery application schedule.

Is anyone given preference in the enrollment process and lottery?

Ivy Preparatory Academy gives enrollment priority to the following category of applicants and in the following order: 

  • A sibling of a student currently enrolled at Ivy Preparatory Academy. 

  • A student whose parent or guardian is a member of the governing board of Ivy Preparatory Academy or is a full-time teacher, professional, or other employee of Ivy Preparatory Academy. 

What if I made an error on my application and/or entered the wrong preference information for my child?

During the application window, please contact the Admissions Office at 404-622-2727  or enroll@ivyprepacademy.org if you believe you made an error on your child’s application. After the lottery occurs, if the wrong preference information was entered, the child will be placed at the bottom of the waitlist for her respective lottery.

How will I learn the results of the lottery and know if my student has been granted a seat?

The 2020-2021 lottery will be conducted electronically via Lotterease and held onsite at Ivy Preparatory Academy on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at 11:30 AM. Ivy Preparatory Academy offers of enrollment to families selected by lottery are made in writing via email within 3 business days post lottery.  The lottery results will be posted to the Ivy Preparatory Academy website by Friday, March 20, 2020. It is the parent’s responsibility to ensure that Ivy Preparatory Academy has the most updated contact information (phone, mailing address and email address) for notification purposes.


Parents are required to accept or decline the offer of enrollment in writing by email within 7 days of receiving notice of enrollment offer. In the event that an offer of enrollment is not accepted or declined, the expired application will be moved to the bottom of the waitlist. All applicable deadlines will be communicated to parents throughout the entire enrollment/lottery process.

What happens once I am notified that my child(ren) has been granted an available seat?

All students who have been granted an available seat must complete and return registration forms with valid supporting documents by the registration deadline, or their seat will be forfeited

Will my student have to participate in the lottery each year?

No. Once officially enrolled, all Ivy Preparatory Academy students will remain enrolled for future years.

Whom can I contact to discuss questions related to enrollment or to receive assistance with enrollment?

For admissions and enrollment questions, please contact the Admissions Office at enroll@ivyprepacademy.org or (404) 622-2727