Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy Is Accepting Student Applications

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Officials from the Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy, Tennessee’s first all girls public charter school, announced they are accepting applications for students entering the 6th grade during the 2013-2014 school year.  CGLA will have 60 sixth grade slots open for the fall of 2013. 

The Chattanooga Girls Leadership academy will begin its fifth school year in August 2013 with 260 students in grades 6 through 12.  “Our ultimate enrollment goal is to serve a maximum of 350 girls,” says Dr. Elaine Swafford, CGLA’s executive director.

All Hamilton County girls are eligible and encouraged to apply.  CGLA will host half-hour informational sessions during the month of January on the following days:  Jan. 9, 16, 23 and 30. All sessions will begin at 5 p.m. and are being held at the school, 1802 Bailey Ave. (on the campus of Tennessee Temple University).

For additional information and enrollment applications visit www.cglaonline.com.  Applications submitted after Jan. 23 may be subject to an enrollment lottery.



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