• (919) 682-5903
    • 311 Dowd Street, Durham, NC 27701
    • Mon - Fri 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

General Enrollment

General Enrollment

Thank you for your interest in Global Scholars Academy!

GSA is a lottery-based school. Any family with legal residence in the state of North Carolina may apply. We encourage parents interested in applying to tour the school, meet our staff, and learn more about the GSA experience.
Our application period is now closed.

Key Dates

Application Period Begins

School Tours  - Please call the school office to sign up for a tour.

Application Period Ends at 5 p.m on specific date.

Open Lottery Begins at 10 a.m on specific date.

Families of students receiving a spot notified (Families will have until a specific date to make a decision and sign a confirmation form)

Begin contacting wait list applicants as spots become available (Families will have 2 days to make a decision and sign a confirmation form)

Lottery Details

Priority Categories

  1. Siblings of current students
  2. Children of staff and Board members


Twins are admitted as one enrollment.


Children entering Kindergarten must be 5 years old by August 31 of Enrollment year.

Lottery Results

Families present at the lottery will be notified of their child’s position the day of the lottery.


Families of students that received a spot but were not present on lottery day will be notified by email or phone call.


Top 5 wait listed families will receive a courtesy email or phone call the week of to notify them of their child’s spot on the waitlist.