Welcome from the Admissions Office!
Welcome to Morning Star School! We understand that selecting an appropriate school environment for your children is one of the most important decisions that you make as a parent. Our school is unique and inspirational – a place where learning is loved, shared and celebrated. Our students are engaged in doing, creating, discovering and belonging. As a school rooted in faith, our passion is the pursuit of your child’s full potential, spiritually and academically.
At Morning Star, we work with each individual student, and partner with parents, therapists and medical providers to provide each child the opportunity to reach his or her highest potential. Our students are from diverse backgrounds and come to us from all over Northeast Florida. We welcome them regardless of religious affiliation.
To get started with the admissions process or to learn more about our program, please call us or inquire online. We look forward to hearing from you and are grateful for the opportunity to serve you and your family.
School Admission Policy
We accept students age 5 through 15 diagnosed with a learning disability, language disorder, process deficit disorder, attention deficit disorder and/or hyperactive, dyslexia, ADD, or high functioning ASD and/or a mild intellectual disability. All prospective students will require an intake interview with the principal or assistant principal to determine appropriateness of placement. Students are assigned to one division of the school; Primary, Intermediate, Junior High or High School, based on age and ability level.
Students must be able to function adequately in habits of self-hygiene.
A physical examination is required, which must be maintained annually.
A current psychological evaluation is required and must be updated every three years.
In accordance with Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, no child is refused admission to the school on the grounds of race, creed, or national origin.
Students with severe behavior disorders or moderate or severe intellectual disabilities are outside the scope of services we provide.
Our goal is to ensure an accurate assessment of each student’s individual strengths and challenges, providing proper placement at Morning Star School. To get started with the enrollment process or to learn more about our school, please call us at (904) 721-2144 or inquire online. We also invite you to visit our campus. It’s a wonderful way to see our program in action and to meet our staff. We are happy to host visitors at any time. Please call to set up your tour today.
If you are interested in enrolling your child, please contact the school immediately. Registration is on a first come, first served basis. All students are accepted on a trial basis. The trial period will be at least nine weeks long, but may extend over an entire year.
We look forward to welcoming you to Morning Star School and are grateful for the opportunity to work with your family through the admissions process.
“Somebody asked me if I could go back and start again with a different brain, would I. Years ago I thought yes, I would, and now I know I wouldn’t. Because whatever challenges I had in school, I guess they forced me to where I am today. So I now see them as an asset.”