Do you have a waiting list and, if so, how it it managed?

We maintain an unranked applicant pool. If a vacancy should occur, we will
offer admission based on our admission requirements.

Are siblings guaranteed placement?

We give priority consideration to students of our current ALA families if they
meet our admission requirements.

Is it possible to enroll at ALA mid-year?

We take students all throughout the year if they meet our admission
requirements and space is available.

Is ALA affiliated with a given church?

We are a Christian school with no formal ties to any given church or
denomination. We do NOT require a statement of Faith for enrollment.

Do ALA students wear uniforms?

Yes, all students have an everyday uniform and a formal uniform to wear on
Wednesdays of each month, including a monthly chapel day. On STUCO
(Student Council) Spirit Days, students have the option to dress more casually
and wear jeans with an ALA t-shirt or themed wear with jeans, i.e. Pink Out
Breast Cancer Awareness Day etc.

Is there a lunch program available?

Yes, we have a volunteer-run hot lunch program. Hot lunch is pre-ordered, 8
weeks at a time, and is served Tuesday - Thursday to all students. Food
vendors include Chick Fil A, iFratelli, McAlister’s and other area restaurants.

Is before and after school care available?

Yes, we currently offer on-site before and after school care, for an additional
cost. This is offered daily Monday – Thursday for all grade levels from 7:45
am until the start of school each morning at 8:30, and 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. in the

Does ALA offer Summer Enrichment Programs?

Yes, summer programs and camps are available for all ages and are offered
by ALA faculty members to refine students’ skills and interests. Course
offerings vary from year to year, and may include: Athletics, Art, Science,
Grammar, Music, Theatre, SAT/ACT/TSI/STAARS Test Prep, Reading,
Creative Writing, Mathematics, Social/Developmental/Emotional
Regulation/Instruction, Executive Function Skills Training and more. Specific
class information is available on our website beginning in April of each year.
Registration is online.

What are class hours for ALA students?

All students attend school Monday – Thursday with the following hours:
Mondays 8:30 – 2:00
Tuesdays through Thursdays 8:30 – 3:15
Friday STEM/STEAM activities 8:30 – 12:30 (please send a snack, no lunch)
Friday Field Trips – vary according to event planned

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