Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Are Synergy's schools considered public schools?
A. YES. All charter schools are public schools.
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Q. Do you charge tuition?
A. NO. Since Synergy operates public schools, there is no tuition.
Q. Are your teachers credentialed?
A. YES. Since Synergy operates public schools, we must follow state and federal teacher credentialing laws.
Q. In order to submit an application for my child, does my child need to take an admissions test, write an admissions essay, submit previous grades or transcripts, or submit letters of recommendation?
A. NO. Since Synergy operates public schools, we do not screen, hand-pick, or "cherry-pick" students. As per state law, admission is by public random drawing in which a neutral third-party draws names from the applications that were submitted by the application deadline.
Q. Do you require parent volunteer hours?
A. NO. Parents are welcome to volunteer, but they are not required to do so.
Q. Are you allowed to discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability?
A. NO. Since Synergy operates public schools, it does not charge tuition, is non-sectarian in admission policies, programs, and all other operations, and does not discriminate against any student, parent, community member, or employee on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.