Our detailed application process ensures each child admitted to the Academy will have the opportunity to find success in our program.
A child with dyslexia may have other learning differences that can distract from the Academy’s focus on teaching children with dyslexia. The admissions committee will consider a child’s dyslexia and other learning differences during the admissions process.
- Parents mail completed application packet to: The Roberts Academy at Mercer University, 1501 Mercer University Drive, Macon, GA 31207. Include $100 application fee in the form of a check written to Roberts Academy at Mercer University.
- The student’s current school returns teacher and administrator evaluation forms and school records.
- The Admissions Committee reviews the completed application. If the child appears to be a good candidate for Roberts Academy, we will reach out to schedule a screening session. If we are not the right program for your child, you will receive communication explaining the reasons why and recommendations for next steps.
- Our screenings will take place on the Mercer University campus. During the screening process, your child will meet with two members of our team to complete age-appropriate diagnostic testing which focuses on reading, writing, and spelling. This evaluation will take approximately one hour to complete, and a parent meeting is included to discuss your child’s learning profile. A fee of $85 will be charged for this screening.
Selection is based on the child’s inherent capabilities and ability to benefit from the dynamic educational programs of Roberts Academy.