Applications are accepted year-round. Returning families have a two-week window to guarantee their spot for the following school year. Facility and classroom tours are available on Tuesdays from 11am-12pm, Wednesdays from 4:30pm-5:30pm, or by appointment.
For Summer 2019 and the 2019-20 school year, enrollment begins on Monday, May 6. Returning families must complete their application for re-enrollment by Monday, May 20 to ensure their spot is saved. Applications received after May 20 will go into the general application pool, and enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Hello parents & guardians! We are so glad you are interested in enrolling your child in Fortress’s programs. For After School & Early Learning Center (ELC), applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. To attend Fortress After School, your child must attend Van Zandt-Guinn Elementary School. To attend Fortress ELC (preschool), your child must be between the ages of 18 months- 4 years. Summer enrollment is open only to families who were in our After School and Preschool for the previous school year. Our school-year program runs from September-May. New parents are encouraged to enroll their children as early as possible as spots fill up quickly. We accept applications for the following school year in May.
Fortress programs are free to all families; however, we do require that students are in attendance for 75% of programs and that parents complete 12 parent involvement hours during the school year. Students and families who do not meet these requirements will not be allowed to re-enroll in our programs.