The Orcutt Academy Enrollment Lottery for the 2018-2019 school year was held on February 7, 2018.  Open seats have been filled and wait lists established for each grade level at the Academy’s K-8 campus in Los Alamos and at Orcutt Academy High School.

To place your child on the waitlist behind students participating in the lottery, please fill out the online post-lottery enrollment application below.  Please note that a separate application needs to be filled out for each child.  If/when staff have reached your child’s spot on the waitlist, you will receive a phone call.  Please note also that this application is for the 2018-2019 school year and does not suffice as an application for the 2019-2020 school year.

Post-Lottery Enrollment Application for 2018-2019 School Year

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Enrollment, Lottery, and Admissions

Meanwhile, Orcutt Academy Independent Study continues to enroll students for the 2018-2019 school year.  Based in Casmalia, OA Independent Study offers both home study and a blended program that features three days of classroom instruction and two days of home study.  Enrollment is not subject to lottery and is done on a space-available basis.

For more information on OA Independent Study, please contact Joe Dana, director, at (805) 938-8934 or

Thank you for your interest in the Orcutt Academy!

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