1st Grade Admissions

1st Grade at Cornerstone

The first grade program at Cornerstone Learning Community weaves experiential education, developmentally appropriate practice and a student centered approach to learning. First grade learners are engaged in a nurturing environment as they make the transition from early childhood to a time in life characterized by more independence, increased maturity and boundless enthusiasm.

CLICK HERE for info about our 1st Grade Program.

How to Apply

  1. STEP 1:  Schedule a Tour – CLICK HERE
  2. STEP 2: Complete the Online Application – CLICK HERE  – A $75.00 application fee is due at the end of the application.
  3. STEP 3: Submit all required supporting documents – CLICK HERE for:
    • Checklist of needed documentation
    • Confidential Teacher Evaluation Form
    • CLC 2017-2018 Tuition & Fees Schedule

Supporting documentation can be provided via:

  • Upload – during the Online Application submission
  • Drop off or mail to the CLC Office at 2524 Hartsfield Road, Tallahassee, FL 32303
  • Fax to (850)386-5421
  • Email to Patty Backes at pbackes@cornerstonelc.com

NOTE:  Completed Applications (including ALL supporting documentation) must be received no later than January 15 to be considered for admission in the current school year.  Any completed Applications received after this date will be considered for the following school year.

Completed applications consist of the items below:

  • Completed Online Application
  • Non-refundable $75.00 Application Fee (payable through Online Application via Visa, Mastercard, Discover or American Express)
  • A copy of your child’s birth certificate
  • The Confidential Teacher Evaluation form. This form should be signed and dated by the parents or guardian and given to the child’s current teacher to fill out and return to the Cornerstone Admissions Office.
  • Copies of all previous end of the year report cards (Kindergarten through current grade level).
  • Copies of any academic testing and/or the child’s IEP (Individual Education Plan) or 504 plan (if applicable).

Shadow Visits

Shadowing for prospective students is by invitation only.  Not all applicants are invited to shadow.  Shadow visits are set up by the Admissions Director for Preschool through 8th Grade only after review of the completed application packet.



Cornerstone Learning Community is an equal opportunity organization and does not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or national origin.