Admission Procedure

We are excited to have you join us at Abiding Savior Academy! We look forward to partnering with you as we seek to provide a Christ-centered and Bible based education for your child(ren). If you are interested in applying for the 2023-2024 school year, please contact our Academy office at or by calling (605)371-1876.

Please note that the 3 year old AM and 4 and 5 year old AM and PM classes are filled

2024-2025 enrollment opening February 2024

Preschool through 5th grade location: 4100 S. Bahnson Avenue

Sixth through twelfth grade location: 308 W. 37th Street

Age Placement:

  • Preschool (Three-year-old): Must be three by September 1 of the attending school year and must be potty trained
    • Offered T/TH 9:00-11:30am or T/TH 12:30-3:00pm

  • Preschool (Four- and Five-year-olds): Must be four by September 1 of the attending year
    • Offered M/W/F 9:00-11:30am or M/W/F 12:30-3:00pm

  • Junior Kindergarten: Must be five by December 1 of the attending school year
    • Offered Monday through Friday, 8:00-11:30am

  • Kindergarten: Must be five by September 1 of the attending school year
    • Offered Monday through Friday, 8:00-2:45pm

Grade Placement:

  • If a child has successfully completed the previous school year and his or her schoolwork and behavior compare favorably to the comparable grade at Abiding Academy, the child will likely be placed in the grade for which he or she is applying.
  • If, through the administration of the placement testing (required of all new students in the summer before entry), it is determined that the child may not be adequately prepared for the next sequential grade level, it may be necessary that he or she repeat the previous grade.

Admission Requirements for parents:

  • The parents of students in Abiding Academy must have a clear understanding of the biblical philosophy and purpose of the school. This understanding includes a willingness to have their child exposed to the clear teaching of Abiding Academy’s Mission Statement in various and frequent ways within the school’s program.
  • The parents must be willing to cooperate with the written policies of Abiding Academy and understand the partnership that exists with the Academy in all areas, including communication, schoolwork standards, prioritizing attendance, and behavior management.


Step 1Take a Tour
Step 2Download and Read the ASA Parent/Student Handbook
Step 3Complete Online Application
• Birth Certificate
• Vaccination records or waiver
Step 4Submit additional required information to complete application
• Tuition Express form submitted to Abiding Academy office
• Release of Information form (as indicated)
Step 5Pay non-refundable registration fee for each student through Tuition Express
$50.00 early registration fee (per child) through February 28th
$100.00 registration fee (per child) beginning March 1st
Step 6Complete placement testing (summer before entry)
Step 7Attend parent/student meeting with appropriate principal for acceptance and placement
Step 8Complete SD Alternative Instruction Notification online form
Step 9Attend fall orientation/open house
Step 10Welcome to Abiding Savior Academy!


Application Process

  1. Review the Abiding Savior Academy Parent/Student Handbook for information and to understand our expectations. At the start of the school year, parents (and students at the Logic/Rhetoric level) will be required to sign the current handbook indicating agreement and intent to follow the policies as written.
  2. Complete the online application Note that a form will need to be completed for each child. New families must upload/submit a copy of the child’s birth certificate and immunization records as part of the enrollment process.
  3. Your application is not complete until your non-refundable application fee is received.

    $50.00 early registration fee (per child) through February 28th
    $100.00 registration fee (per child) beginning March 1st

    • Returning families: Registration fees will be charged through Tuition Express within seven to ten business days. Please review your Tuition Express account to ensure it is accurate and up to date.
    • New families: Registration fees will be charged through Tuition Express once the account has been established.  You will receive access to the Tuition Express form via email once your online application has been submitted. Complete the form and submit it to the Abiding Savior Academy office or mail to:

      Abiding Savior Admissions
      4100 S. Bahnson Ave.
      Sioux Falls, SD 57103

  1. Once the entire admissions process is complete (online enrollment form, appropriate uploads, any additional forms signed, payment received through Tuition Express), you will receive an email within three to five business days confirming the status of your application. If you do not receive this email, please check your spam/junk mail folder prior to contacting the ASA office.
  2. Additional communication will be distributed as needed, including scheduling placement testing and parent/student meeting with the appropriate principal.
  3. All new students attending Abiding Savior Academy should complete the SD Alternative Instruction Notification form prior to the beginning of the school year.

All classes offered only if enrolled at capacity. Classes that have an enrollment cap will institute a waiting list with appropriate notification.

Thank you for completing the enrollment process. We look forward to having you at Abiding Savior Academy!

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