SFACS is a tuition-free, open enrollment, public charter school operating under the sponsorship of Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

Students currently enrolled in Kindergarten through 12th grade may apply at any time. Please note, It is not necessary to have the McKay Scholarship in order to attend our school. Application instructions are listed below.


OPEN ENROLLMENT for KINDERGARTEN takes place each February for the following school year. Please see eligibility requirements below, and application download. To apply, please download, print, and complete the enrollment application. Attach a copy of your child’s most recent Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) and submit all documents to our Administration Office during the open enrollment dates.

The Lottery Drawing for Kindergarten takes place each April at the close of open enrollment. This is a public event and all applicants are welcome to attend.


Please see our eligibility requirements below. You can complete the online form below and we will be in contact with you soon or download and fill out our PDF. If choosing to download the PDF,  please mail it to us with a copy of your child’s most recent public school IEP.


Student must be diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Student must have a public school IEP reflecting eligibility for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) services and placement.

Student must be on a modified curriculum – we cannot enroll students who are on a general education curriculum

In addition, the student must fall within one or more of the following categories:

Student has behavioral difficulties
Student has communication deficit
Student requires training in self-care skills

You may request an application in our office, Monday through Friday, between 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., or download a copy below.