Gulf Coast Academy Is A Tuition-Free Public Charter Middle School

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Important Application Notes

  1. The application must be complete by ENROLLMENT CLOSED.
  2. Dear Parents & Guardians, Thank you for your interest in the specialized educational programs offered by Gulf Coast Academy of Science and Technology a "No-Tuition Charter Middle School" sponsored by the Hernando County School District. The Hernando County School District is the Local Education Agency (LEA) that sponsors all of the public schools in the county. However, our charter school has a separate governing board responsible for running the schools and thus the specialized enrollment process outlined below. The Application window for the 2020-2021 school year will open on June 1, 2019 and END on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 (5:00PM) Pre-Application Deadline Message: Your online pre-application form MUST be completed no later than Wednesday, January 1, 2020 (5:00PM) to be considered for the 2020-2021 school year, pleas note that this is NOT the full application, please read the paragraphs below to learn more about the tiered application deadlines. Enrollment Communication: Please send all enrollment correspondence to the following e-mail address: We will send all enrollment communication to the e-mail address that you used when you filled out your preapplication. Tiered Application Deadlines: Applicants that have submitted an online pre-application during the above six(6)-month application window will be considered for the 2020-2021 school year lottery, provided: 1. they LOG-IN before Monday, January 6, 2020 and 2. complete the ENTIRE application by Friday, January 24, 2020 3. attend the MANDATORY pre-application workshop meeting IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE YOUR LOGIN PASSWORD VIA EMAIL BY JANUARY 1, 2020, PLEASE NOTIFY US IMMEDIATELY (ENROLLMENT@GULFCOASTACADEMY.ORG) All applicants will receive a password through the e-mail account used during registration by Wednesday, January 1, 2020, NO NEW APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER Wednesday, January 1, 2020 (5:00)PM. If you do not receive your log in password it is imperative that you contact this office ( so that we may verify your pre-application status.
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