River City Science Academy at Mandarin School Application Form

   Welcome to River City Science Academy  Mandarin application page.  We are extremely excited that you have chosen to apply at River City Science Academy Mandarin . Thank you for considering River City Science Academy Mandarin for your child's continued educational journey.  Our mission is to ensure all students reach their maximum potential in a diverse, structured and nurturing environment and to prepare students for a future in the areas of STEM.  

    River City Science Academy is a STEM-focused public charter school with four campus locations.   We welcome and are open to any students residing in Duval County, Florida and neighboring counties such as St. Johns and Clay  whose parents or guardians submit a timely application that can only be submitted online through our website.  The school will admit students of any race, color, national origin, religion or gender. Each school campus will have an open enrollment period. During the lottery process, all applicants who applied by the deadline will have an equal opportunity in the drawing.  All River City Science Academy Mandarin applications must be received by no later than February 1, 2019 at 4:00 pm, to be eligible for the upcoming school years lottery. River City Science Academy Mandarin will hold its lottery ON FEBRUARY 20th 2019, and families will be notified about the lottery on this site. 

   If you are selected, you will be notified by email during the first week of March and will have two weeks to accept the spot and come into the school to fill out the enrollment packet. If you are not selected, you will be placed on a waiting list in the order you are drawn and contacted should a spot become available.

     Please be advised that River City Science Academy Mandarin does not allow intra-school transfers between campus locations.  You are free to apply for multiple campus locations.  However, once you accept an enrollment offer at a campus location you will not be able to transfer to a different campus later.  

     River City Science Academy at Mandarin is a STEM-focused public charter school located at 10911 old Saint Augustine Road Jacksonville Florida 32257 serving grades K-8. 

Application and enrollment timeline:

Application opens: December 1st, 2018 8:00 am

Application deadline:  February 1st, 2019 4:00 pm

Lottery Date: February 20th, 2019 (if applications exceed available seats)

Please respond to enrollment staff with requested paperwork within the given deadline. 

Student Information


Parent/Guardian Information
if different than resident address
A valid email address is required to complete this application.


Other information
You must submit a separate application for each sibling.


Terms and Conditions:

I hereby certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the answers to the foregoing questions and statements made by me in this application are complete and accurate. I understand that any false information, omissions, or misrepresentations of facts may result in rejection of this application or future dismissal of the applicant. I also understand that the River City Science Academy will contact me for future communication.