Enrollment Documents Required

Esperanza Cyber Charter School’s Enrollment Document Requirements

You must meet specific state and program requirements to attend Esperanza Cyber Charter School. Student eligibility requirements in Pennsylvania are determined by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Before enrolling, review the following eligibility requirements carefully to determine whether your student(s) is eligible to participate in grades K–12.

Esperanza Cyber Charter School Application Form

Complete and sign the Application Form as notice to Esperanza Cyber Charter School your intent to enroll your child. The submission of this form begins the enrollment process.

Age Limitations

Children who are five years old on or before September 1 of the school year are eligible to enroll in Kindergarten. Children who have attained the age of six years old on or before September 1 of the school year and have satisfactorily completed the requirements for Kindergarten are eligible for enrollment in first grade.

Proof of Age Verification

Please provide a copy of the following documents for every student to verify age eligibility. If you do not have any of these documents, please contact the school to discuss acceptable alternatives. To avoid unnecessary delays, provide a copy of this document along with your enrollment documents.

Geographical Limitations
You must reside in the state of Pennsylvania to be eligible for enrollment in Esperanza Cyber Charter School.

Proof of Legal Residence Verification
A copy of ONE of the following documents must be provided to verify your legal residence. If you do not have any of these documents, please contact the school to discuss acceptable alternatives.

  • Gas, electric, water, sewage, propane, cable, or trash collection bill within the last 60 days that includes your name and service address.
  • Mortgage statement dated within 60 days or current signed lease agreement with your name and address.

Immunizations
All Esperanza Cyber Charter School students must provide a copy of the student’s immunization record. See Pennsylvania School Immunization Requirements, http://www.health.pa.gov/My%20Health/Immunizations/School/Pages/default.aspx#.V7N6qPkrJhF

Acceptable Proof of Immunization (all types require the student's name, date of birth, and vaccine dose and date information):

  • Immunization booklet
  • Official school record or written statement from the former school district
  • Healthcare provider or Health Department printout
  • Esperanza Cyber Charter School Immunization Record/Statement of Exemption Form

These forms must be signed by the parent or legal guardian and, if applicable, by a health care provider.

Immunizations can be obtained from your local health department, your health-care provider or some chain pharmacies, such as Rite Aid or CVS Minute Clinic.

Medical and Personal Exemptions
Pennsylvania allows for medical or religious exemptions. Parents seeking immunization exemptions in Pennsylvania can use the Esperanza Cyber Charter School Medical Exemption Form. Medical exemptions must be signed by the student’s health care provider.

Other Documents Needed

Prior Academic Records

If your child previously attended public school the following is requested:

Grades K-8: Report Card from the most previous school year. The report should include the child’s name, grade level, school year, school name, and promotion to the next grade.

Grades 9-12: High School Transcript from all years attended high school grade levels. The transcript should include child’s name, grade level, school years, school name, all credits earns and attempted, GPA, and promotion to the next grade.

Contact your child’s previous school and request the report card or transcript.

Proof of Internet

As a cyber school, instruction is provided from programs and applications needing internet connectivity. A statement from an internet service provider, within the last 60 days, matching the parent/guardian name and address is accepted as verification.

Other Forms to be Completed Upon Enrollment

  • Home Language Survey
  • Release Authorization
  • Permission to Photograph or Film
  • E-rate Family Survey
  • Discipline Record
  • Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • 504 Plan
  • PSSA, Keystone, or ACCESS Score Reports
  • Annual Dental Exam
  • Annual Physical Exam
  • Annual Health Screeings