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John Adams Academy – Lincoln Admissions Page 


Looking to make a change in your child’s education? John Adams Academy is accepting enrollment applications for the current school year until Monday, Dec. 9. Don’t miss the chance to provide your child with a classical, leadership education.


John Adams Academy is a TK-12, tuition-free public charter school with a mission to honor America’s heritage by developing servant leaders. Great minds in history studied other great minds in history. Scholars at John Adams Academy do the same. From Aristotle to Jefferson, our scholars delve into the virtues, philosophies, and habits of the men and women who’ve left their marks on humanity. 


John Adams Academy - Lincoln is no longer accepting applications for the current school year, 2019-20.  If space becomes available in a grade, the empty seat will be filled from the current wait list. 
The application window for the 2020-21 school year
will open January 1st, 2020. 
To enroll, please visit our online enrollment system. 




You do NOT need to complete applications for scholars who are currently enrolled.  Scholars who are currently enrolled at John Adams Academy-Lincoln are guaranteed admission for the following school year and will complete a separate re-enrollment process.  Additional information on re-enrollment through the data confirmation process in  your Aeries Parent Portal will be provided at a later date.


Please contact your campus office if you need assistance in setting up your Aeries account. 



Transitional Kindergarten (2020-21 school year): Must turn 5 between September 2, 2020 and December 2, 2020 to be eligible. Applicants born after December 2 should email for additional information.


Kindergarten (2020-21 school year): Must turn 5 before September 1, 2020 to be eligible.


1st Grade (2020-21 school year): Must turn 6 before September 1, 2020 to be eligible. 




For information about applying for the 2020-21 school year, please visit our 2020-21 Application Window page.

 For additional information regarding the Lottery, please visit our Lottery FAQ page.




For lottery results and wait list information, please check your SchoolMint account.   


Enrolling at John Adams Academy – El Dorado Hills and

John Adams Academy - Roseville


Please visit our El Dorado Hills website and Roseville website for enrollment information. 


John Adams Academy is nonsectarian in its programs, admission policies, and all other operations, and does not charge tuition nor discriminate on the basis of the characteristics listed in Section 220 (actual or perceived disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic that is contained in the definition of hate crimes set forth in Section 422.55 of the Penal Code or association with an individual who has any of the aforementioned characteristics).  The Academy complies with all laws establishing minimum and maximum age for public school attendance in charter schools.  All scholars who wish to attend the Academy shall be admitted, subject only to capacity at each grade level.