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Application Process

Applications for the 2024-25 school year are being accepted now, and the deadline to apply is February 23, 2024. Fifty students are accepted at each grade level and grades do fill up - apply early.


  • Lottery applications close on February 23rd; applications submitted after that deadline will be automatically placed on the waitlist.
  • ECA holds its lottery on March 1st, 2024.
  • Families will be notified of an offer of admissions beginning March 4th, 2024.
  • Families will need to commit to offers by March 22nd.
  • April 8-12: Waitlisted students/families will be notified of available slots; lottery non-respondents will be notified of change to waitlisted status.

For additional information, please call the school at (505) 247-3658.

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ECA Application Timeline (PDF)