• Admissions


Thank you for your interest in A.D. Henderson, at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. We understand the importance of choosing a school with the opportunities and activities you care about and are excited that you have shown interest in A.D. Henderson University School.

A.D. Henderson employs a lottery selection process for student admission. This process is ongoing in order to maintain class size limitations. The selection process is focused on retaining a student demographic profile that reflects racial, ethnic, and economic diversity in order to fulfill the requirements provided by the state. Selections are made as openings arise and those selected will receive an email to the address listed on the application. Please refer to your parent dashboard to check the status of your application. If you are having an issue with logging in, please email coepk12@fau.edu.

Admissions Timeline

The application for the following school year begins September 1st.

Application Open September 1st
Admissions Application Deadline January 1st
Admissions Decisions Delivered As seats are available


Lottery selections and enrollment invitations are contingent upon parent provision of the required enrollment documentation and subsequent school review of said documentation. Invitation to apply does do not guarantee enrollment. Enrollment may be denied based on the criteria outlined in the admissions policy

Program Cost

A.D. Henderson is a public school governed by Florida Atlantic University and has no tuition cost. Families are financially responsible for an annual activity fee that provides for a PE uniform, a school yearbook, students’ non-instructional student activities, and other student-related costs. Students participating in the reduced lunch program pay 50% of the activity fee and students participating in the free lunch program pay no activity fee. You can find a summary of these costs here.

A.D. Henderson continually maintains Title I status, allowing us to ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards.