Student Application

Now Accepting Wait List Applications for Kindergarten – Grade 6.

Go to SchoolMint to submit your online 2021/2022 application.


  • If you are new to SchoolMint, please create your family account and complete your student’s application. If you have more than one student applying, please fill out an application for all your students.
  • If you are on the 2020/2021 waitlist and already have a SchoolMint account, please login to your existing account and create a new application for your student for 2021/2022.
  • If your child already attends EMSA, your child will automatically be enrolled into the 2021/2022 year. If you have a student who will be in Kindergarten in the 2021/2022 school year, please fill out an application and identify that this child has a sibling already attending EMSA. Siblings to student’s currently attending EMSA will have seating priority.
  • If you have filled out a paper application and submitted it to EMSA, your student’s application will be uploaded into the SchoolMint system.

If you need a Paper Applications for the 2021/2022 school year, please contact the school office at Paper applications can be dropped off or mailed to EMSA at 1600 Dundee Ave., Elgin, IL 60120.

Questions concerning the application process?
Email us at or call (630) 883-5013.

EMSA is a free, public charter school. There are no admission exams or tuition costs to attend. We are currently accepting waitlist applications for Kindergarten through 6th grade for 2021/2022.

Students must reside in the District U-46 boundaries. Want to know more? Check out our FAQs page.


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