Applications open for The Emerge School for Autism for 2021-2022 school year

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Image courtesy of The Emerge School for Autism’s Facebook page.

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Emerge School for Autism in Baton Rouge is now accepting student applications for the 2021-2022 school year.

The application period will end on Friday, March 5.

To qualify for admission, children must meet the following requirements, according to Executive Director Linda Brown:

• Live in the East Baton Rouge Parish School district
• Qualify for special education in Louisiana
• Have a medical diagnosis of autism
• Be entering kindergarten, first or second grade; students entering kindergarten must be 5-years-old by Aug. 30, 2021

The Emerge School for Autism is the only tuition-free public charter school in the state and one of only a few schools in the nation exclusively designed for children with autism, according to Brown.

Click here to fill out an application.

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