Admissions

School Enrollment Admissions Process

EYC Academy accepts applications for school enrollment and enrolls qualified students throughout the school year. Our admissions process is highly personalized, and our goal is to make parents and students feel included as we determine whether EYC Academy is a good fit for each applicant.

Step 1

A completed application, accompanied by requested educational documentation, is required to each student’s application packet.

Required Documents
  • Completed application
  • Most recent diagnostic testing (if applicable)
  • Current IEP (if applicable)
  • Completed releases of information
  • Transcript (if applicable)

Step 2 

After this written documentation is submitted and reviewed, students who appear to have the potential for success in our program will be invited to meet with EYC faculty.

Step 3

Use the calendar below to schedule an appointment.

Step 4 

The EYC Director of Admissions will then contact each family to discuss acceptance or to make suggestions about other possible school options.
Required Documents
  • Completed application
  • Most recent diagnostic testing (if applicable)
  • Current IEP (if applicable)
  • Completed releases of information
  • Transcript (if applicable)

Tutoring Admissions Process

EYC tutoring provides remedial and enrichment instruction, test preparation, and homework support.

Step 1

A completed application, as well as other pertinent educational documentation, is required so that we can ensure that we can meet each student’s needs.

Required Documents
  • Completed application
  • IEP (if applicable)

Step 2 

Once this application packet is reviewed, the EYC Director of Admissions will contact parents or the applicant to discuss specific tutoring plans and scheduling.

Step 3

Use the calendar below to schedule an appointment.

Required Documents
  • Completed application
  • IEP (if applicable)

Empowering Youth and Communities Inc. is a 501c3 organization (dba EYC Academy of St Louis) and was founded in 2018 by a group of educators with 75+ years of combined experience in education as previous administrators in special education, local alternative schools, and supplemental educational business.

EYC Academy is a non-public school, approved by Missouri DESE and is globally accredited through Cognia Global Commission (formerly AdvancEd). Serving the St. Louis, MO metro area, EYC Academy offers a one-to- one blended, in center and digital learning environment to day school students 6th-12th grade. Because our nationally approved curriculum is digital and our teachers can teach virtually, this allows us to deliver services anytime, anywhere across the globe. Enrollment is on-going and can be full-time or part-time. Other services offered include therapeutic services that can be scheduled during the school day, as well as cognitive and academic assessments, school advocacy, one-to-one tutoring for all ages and subjects either in-center, virtually or combined, college planning and application assistance, test-prep and proctoring, and national diploma and career certificate programs.

PURPOSE

At EYC Academy, we realize that every student’s journey is different, and learning isn’t one-size-fits all.

We meet our students where they are and take them where they want to be by using a holistic approach and personalizing a solution that best fits their needs. Our students come to us for many reasons — from students with learning challenges, illness, academic and emotional trauma, mental health issues, to students simply needing a flexible schedule and a self-paced school option — and no matter what the reason, there are many ways we can help students find their unique paths success.

We work in partnership with families and schools, navigating an array of learning environments together. But it goes beyond academics. Our wraparound services support the full student. We help align additional resources, such as counseling or therapy, should a student need it.

Every student — no matter their age, background, or circumstance — has a place at EYC Academy. and creating a safe space for them to learn is our main priority. Taking a different path to learning shouldn’t carry any stigma, for students or for parents, and we’re working to change that. Every student’s path to success is different but that doesn’t mean they should have to walk it alone.

MISSION

EYC Academy provides a highly personalized learning environment which fosters critical thinking, cultivates individual potential, inspires confidence, and prepares students to be productive members of their communities.

VISION

Empowering students to define their own success.

CORE BELIEFS

Trust among all stakeholders is vital. Expectations influence accomplishments. A school- community partnership is essential. Change creates opportunity. High-performing leadership makes visions reality.