Pre-K through 12th Grade
Call Gaylene Reed at
254-754-8000 or 254-855-2397


We will start school at the normal time.
Be careful on the roads!
We will make allowanecs for students who need to come late due to the weather.


Required Parent Orientation Sessions
(choose one per campus)
Elementary: 10:30am Sat July 31 or 6:00pm Mon Aug 9
Middle: 1:00pm Sat July 31 or 7:30pm Mon Aug 9
High: 2:30pm Sat July 31 or 7:00pm Tues Aug 10






Rapoport Academy Public School

Excellence Beyond the Norm!


2014 Accountability Rating


All campuses Met Standard
11 Distinction Designations earned

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Application Process

Rapoport Academy Public School is a FREE open-enrollment, lottery draw college preparatory school serving the following Central Texas school districts: Abbott, Axtell, Bosqueville, Bruceville-Eddy, China Spring, Clifton, Connally, Crawford, Gholson, Hubbard, LaVega, Lorena, Mart, McGregor, Midway, Moody, Riesel, Robinson, Valley Mills, Waco, West, and Whitney. This means that any student who resides in these school districts is eligible to attend Rapoport Academy. Rapoport Academy serves grades Pre-kindergarten through 12. State law requires that students who enroll in free public Pre-kindergarten meet certain criteria. All Pre-k students must be 4 years old on or before September 1 in the year they enroll. (Kindergarten students must be 5 years old on or before September 1.)

For application questions, please contact our Director of Community Relations, Gaylene Reed at (254) 855-2397  (or Mrs. Thomas 254-754-8000-choose option 6, then option 2) with questions about the process. You can download an application form below or pick one up at an information session. The application process is outlined below:

Application Process

  • If you are applying for the 2015-2016 school year, click here.
  • If you are applying for Pre-K, you must complete the Pre-K Application, supplement, and provide proof of eligibility (income, benefits letter, military identification, etc.) (click here).
  • Submit application for lottery draw (by April 1) or waiting list (after April 1) (drop off at any campus front desk)
  • You will be notified by phone to confirm the information and then again if your child receives an enrollment spot via the lottery draw or waiting list.
  • After notification, your application will be forwarded to the appropriate campus.
  • Campus staff will contact you to complete campus-specific enrollment process.

Information Sessions and Campus Tours Available!

Information sessions are valuable resources to learn about each campus and ask questions in one setting.  Each session starts at 5:30 pm and will be located in the Dunnam Creative Arts Building on the Quinn Campus - 1020 Elm Ave.  To reserve your seat, call Ms. Reed (254-855-2397) or Mrs. Thomas (254-754-8000) in advance to register for one of the information sessions below.  These sessions may fill up quickly.

2015-16 Information Sessions
Thursday, Sept. 17 (closed)
Wednesday, Oct. 14
Tuesday, Nov. 17
Tuesday, Jan. 12
Tues., Feb. 2 & Thurs., Feb. 18
Thurs. Mar. 17 & Tues. Mar. 29
Wed., April 6 & Tues., April 26
Mon., June 13

Participants must call (254) 855-2397 or (254) 799-4191(ext. 3021) in advance to register for a tour of one or more campuses.

Each tour date includes a 30-minute tour of each campus in the following order: High School (8:00am), Middle School (9:00am), East Elementary (10:00am), North Elementary (11:00am).

2015-16 Campus Tours
Thursday, Nov. 12
Thursday, Jan. 14
Wednesday, Jan. 27
Thursday, Feb. 11
Wednesday, Feb. 24
Wednesday, March 23
Thursday, April 14
Wednesday, April 27



Application Dates

  • Feb. 1, 2016: We will begin accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year
  • April 1, 2016: Applications due for lottery draw which occurs on April 15, 2016
  • After April 1, 2016: Applications are still accepted with new applicants added to the waiting list in the order recieved.

Applications for enrollment are accepted year-round. Applications received after April 1 will be added to the wait list for school year 2016-17 in the order received.