Home » Apply for Branches Cottonwood Branches Admissions Application - Branches Student InformationName* First Last Birth Date* Grade in school*Please enter a value between 00 and 12.Please enter "00" for pre-k and "0" for kindergarten. Parent InformationParent Name* First Last Parent Email* Parent Phone*The BasicsHow did you hear about us?*What attracts you most to Cottonwood ALC?*Desired Enrollment Date* Student QuestionnaireThese questions are to be answered by the student. (It's fine for the parent to type or enter the information for younger students, but the answers should come from them.)Student Responsibilities*Cottonwood ALC is an environment where students of every age are free to direct their own learning and activities, yet this freedom comes with responsibilities. I understand that I am expected to: Treat others with respect (whether student, volunteer, staff or parent), Behave appropriate for a shared space such that I don't interfere or disrupt others learning activities, Participate in making, honoring and enforcing rules and structures of the community Help solve conflicts when they arise. I understand and agree to these responsibilities.I don't understand or don't agree to these responsibilities.Please describe what you've liked or disliked about your past schooling.What are your main priorities for your own learning and education?How will you contribute (skills, interests, experiences) to the Cottonwood ALC learning community?Portfolio Drop files here or Please attach any examples of your work you'd like to share with us. (max 10 items, max size 9.7MB)Parent QuestionnaireALC Philosophy Agreement*I understand that Cottonwood ALC provides a real-world learning environment for students to develop self-direction, self-motivation and self-knowledge and as such never requires students to attend specific classes or produce specific work. The school will support student's requests for learning, but does not direct learning activities according to a specific curriculum. The School Meeting may make certain activities mandatory for the smooth operation of the school, otherwise the choices are up to each child.I understand, support and agree to this philosophy and extent of freedomI do not agree with this approach to learningTell us about your child. Personality? Challenges? Interests?How does your child handle themselves when they are triggered or upset? What kind of conflict resolution skills or practices have you and your child utilized at home?How will Cottonwood ALC be a good fit for your child's learning needs?Describe your child's prior schooling including names, dates, schools attended and reason for leaving.How will you contribute (skills, interests, experiences) to the Cottonwood ALC learning community?Sliding Scale*Cottonwood ALC is funded by tuition. The sliding scale is available for determining an equitable tuition rate. I am paying the maximum tuition and NOT applying for the sliding scale.I plan to use the sliding scale.EmailThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.