Rochester Classical Academy is now accepting applications for fall 2021 for PreK, kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades. Follow the process outlined below to apply for admission to RCA.

1. Attend a Rochester Classical Academy Open House

Applications are welcome at any time during the school year. Attendance at an Open House is required for admission, but we understand that some families’ schedules may not allow them to attend one before applying. In such a case, we advise you to apply and make plans to attend the next available Open House by Zoom or in person.

Please click here to view our schedule of Open Houses during the 2020-21 school year.

2. Submit Application Materials for Admission

The admission application should take less than an hour but will require several considered answers. The birthday deadline for entrance into the respective grades is December 1st (Kindergarteners must be 5, 1st graders must be 6, 2nd graders must be 7). See application checklist below for all applicable materials.

CLICK HERE to apply for admission to Rochester Classical Academy.

3. Submit Application Materials for Financial Aid (if applicable)

Families interested in applying for tuition assistance should do so at the same time they apply for admission. Families that do not desire tuition assistance can skip to step 3.

The application for tuition assistance should take about an hour and will require parents to submit several different pieces of financial information. Each page of the application can be saved separately.

CLICK HERE to read more about our tuition assistance program and to apply.

4. Schedule Parent/Student Interview and Student Evaluation

RCA will contact you to schedule this appointment.

  • Bring your child’s birth certificate to the interview.
  • The interview with the parents will last about 30 minutes.
  • The evaluation with the student will last about 45 minutes.
  • Only bring the child who is scheduled for a Student Evaluation.
5. Admission Decision
Parents will receive a decision within five weeks after the interview and evaluation. Accepted students have one month after the acceptance notification to enroll by submitting a signed parent contract and $300 nonrefundable deposit which will be subtracted from the family’s annual tuition contribution. Only after submitting these two items is a student’s spot reserved.



  • Pastor recommendation letter for family (download here)
  • Provide any Special Learning Tests, Records, Documents

Kindergarten to Third

  • Pastor recommendation letter for family (download here)
  • Completed teacher recommendation form (download here)
  • Provide any Special Learning Tests, Records, Documents
  • Grades 1, 2, and 3 – Transcript and/or Report Cards


Rochester Classical Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Admissions and Enrollment Deadlines 2021-22

Sep 8th 2020
Applications are available for new families for following school year.

Feb 1st 2021

Re-enrollment contracts distributed to current families.

Feb 15th 2021

Re-enrollment contracts due from current families. In order to hold this spot, the family must pay tuition deposit ($300/family) and return contract by Feb 15. Failure to do either may result in your child losing their seat. Extensions on deposit payment may be available with prior notice and board approval.

Mid-Feb 2021

Applications for new families are considered; family interviews are scheduled.

Mar 15th 2021

Confirmation and Acceptance Letters are mailed to new families.

Mar 15th 2021

Notification of tuition assistance/scholarships are mailed to all families, current and new.

Mar 30th 2021

Signed tuition contracts due.

Jun 1st 2021

First payment due for 2021-22 school year*

Aug 1st 2021

Student paperwork is due (emergency forms, vaccinations, etc).

Aug 20th 2021

Back-to-school Parents’ night.

Sep 8th 2021

Orientation day for new students (half-day).

Sep 9th 2021

First day of school for all students.

New applications are accepted for the 2021 school year until August 10.

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