2nd Nature Academy seeks students whose strong desire to learn and ability to think creatively suggests they will thrive in the school’s challenging, integrated academic environment. We expect students to actively contribute to the school and to the community. 2nd Nature Academy students and their families are expected to embrace the school’s mission statement and philosophy.

Admissions decisions are based on a combination of factors including:

  • Campus tour with student and parents
  • Application form
  • Student essay (prompt in application form)
  • Submission of academic records
  • School admission recommendation form (for corresponding grade level)
  • Personal interview with the student and parents
  • Student classroom visit

For application and school admission recommendation forms, please visit the forms page.

Academic readiness or achievement, social and behavioral maturity, and motivation will be considered. Available openings in a given class also influence the decisions of individual student selection. Preference is given to siblings of current students.

2nd Nature Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or physical handicap in any of its admissions policies, procedures, or practices.