- Crowley Independent School District
Apply for Global Prep Academy!
What is Global Prep Academy?
Global Prep Academy (GPA) serves 7-12 grade students as a CISD school of choice. The program blends the flexibility of online virtual learning with real-life peer-to-peer and student-to-teacher interaction. GPA classes are taken online through Connections Academy where each course is taught by a specific content teacher.
Students physically complete their coursework in a relaxed classroom setting where they have direct access to a classroom teacher, learning coaches and their peers. With the academy located inside the B.R. Johnson Career and Tech Center, high school students are able to have the option of a blended schedule that can include dual credit courses, career and technical education and extracurricular activities. The content is rigorous, but engaging, and helps prepare students well for the structure of college learning.
The 2020-21 application window for Crowley ISD's Global Prep Academy is open until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3.
Enrollment information and requirements to apply are below. This information is for any new student wanting to participate in Global Prep Academy in Crowley ISD. Enrollment is open to any student residing inside or outside the Crowley ISD district boundaries. There are no tuition or fees to attend Global Prep Academy. Visit the Profile of a Global Prep Student to see if GPA is a good fit for your student.
Step 1 - Apply online between January 21-March 3.
Step 2 - In-person interview with Global Prep Academy Faculty/Staff/Administrators. Parent and prospective student must be present.
The interview will consist of the following:
• An overview of the program by a member of the committee
• Interview questions from the committee panel, scored by a rubric
• A handwritten essay by the student, scored by a rubric
Step 3 – Mandatory Attendance of Parent Meeting/Campus Tour at B.R. Johnson Career and Tech Center, Global Prep Academy Campus
Step 4 - Acceptance or Denial into program will be delivered, based on interview criteria met.
Parent Meeting/Campus Tour
Parent/Guardians of students interested in Global Prep Academy must attend a parent meeting/campus tour as part of the requirements to be completed prior to applying for Global Prep Academy. Please call the front office at 817-297-3018 to schedule your tour today for one of the scheduled dates and times below, spaces are limited for each tour time. Parent/Guardians MUST attend to advance to step two of the application/enrollment process. The parent meeting and tour will last approximately one hour.
Next tour date available:
Monday, February 24, 5:30 p.m.
Confirmation of Interview / Waitlist Status
Parents/guardians will receive an email stating that their student has been selected to come in for an in-person interview or that their student will be placed on the waitlist no later than March 23, 2020. Email confirmation of interview DOES NOT guarantee acceptance into the program.
Students will come in for in-person interviews January 27–March 3 and will be informed no later than March 23 whether or not they have been accepted into the program for the 2020-2021 school year.