207 N Martin L King

Lubbock, TX 79403


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Admissions & Enrollment

The 24-25 Charter School Admission form is linked below.

2024 -2025


As a tuition-free charter school, Rise Academy is open to all students. Pre-k students must qualify. There are no restrictions for grades kindergarten through 8th.

Admission Overview

Thanks for your interest in Rise Academy.

To begin the Enrollment process, you will need to fill out the TEA Charter Admissions Form for the 24-25 School year, linked below. Once you have completed the form, you will receive a link in your email to complete the process for New Student Enrollment. You will need to  gather the following documents for your child’s enrollment:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Shot Records
  • Verification of Income – Must be dated April 1st or after
  • Examples of Income documentation needed are:
      • SNAP or TANF Benefit letters (Screenshots are welcomed as long as it shows the dates of approval, names of those approved, and the Case number. You are able to upload more than one screenshot to provide this information.)
      • Check Stubs
      • Child Support Documentation
      • Social Security Letters
      • Disability Letters
      • Income Tax Documents (for Self Employed ONLY)

Once we have received the appropriate documentation for your child you will be contacted by the office to explain the next step in the enrollment process.

Keep in mind, space is limited!

Rise Academy does not discriminate in the admission process based on gender, national origin, ethnicity, religion, disability, academic, artistic, or athletic ability, or the district the child would otherwise attend.

Eligible students must live in the districts set forth by the Texas Education Agency for Rise Academy.

For Pre-k 3 & 4 year-olds

Students must be at least 3 years old on or before September 1st and your child must be income qualified or qualified based on other criteria set by the state of Texas. Other criteria includes:

  • Homelessness or doubled up due to economic hardship
  • Child is in the custody or has ever been in the custody of DFPS
  • Child is identified as an English Learner/Emergent Bilingual
  • Child of a member of the Military or Reserve
  • Parent has received the Star of Texas Award

Income qualification depends on total income and the number of persons in the household.

For Kindergarten – 8th Grade

Students in grades kindergarten and up can be enrolled regardless of income. Income verification is required only for the academy’s state and federal reporting purposes. Space is limited.

For All Students

You must have the child’s birth certificate, immunization records, Social Security card, and pay statements and/or public assistance documentation for income verification.

The First Step

Please follow admission steps to the left and submit an application beginning April 1, 2024.


207 N. MLK Blvd.
Lubbock, TX 79403

"Don't wait to give your children the chance for a better prospect in life. The hope for a better tomorrow starts today. Enroll your children in Rise Academy Charter School."

Rise Academy Board of Directors
Richard Baumgartner – Board President, Frank Gutierrez – Board Secretary, Raquel Gonzales, Deshun Avery