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"Thank you so very much for the past 3 years and everything you have done for our children. Both received an excellent education and I know they are well prepared for high school."

Welcome to The Academy! Our parents and students say it best — that The Academy provides them with an exceptional education and extraordinary opportunities.

At our school, you will find a stimulating & challenging environment that provides meaningful and individualized experiences that build a foundation for all future learning.

If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions Director at 937.748.1991.

Admission Procedures

The Academy is looking for students & families who desire to have the same mission and philosophy as our school. We want students who want to learn and families that want the best for their children. We also encourage our parents to support the school through volunteering & fundraising efforts.

Preschool – Half day Kindergarten

The Academy welcomes your interest in our school! Current student registration starts in January. New student registration starts February 1st. Registration requires the $50 registration fee and the first month's tuition, which is applicable to the yearly tuition, but non refundable. Remaining tuition is due August 1 – June 1. Five day half day and full day PreK and Kindergarten will be screened to ensure readiness.

To register, please complete the online registration form and submit payment. The additional forms: Getting to Know You Form, Medical Form and ACH forms are due June 1st.


Complete the online application


Pay the registration fee


Submit forms

2016-2017 Registration Fees

Fee Amount
Individual Registration Fee $50
Family Registration Fee (if a student is also applying to K-12th) $100
Monthly Tuition Rates
2 day Early Childhood $135
3 day Early Childhood $165
2 or 3 day PreK $185
5 1/2 Day PreK $355

Please make checks payable to Minds In Motion.

Note: If you have students at the preschool and elementary- high school, checks need to be made out separately and there is only the $100 family application fee payable to The Academy.

If you have any questions, please contact the school office at 937.748.1991 or via email.

The Academy All Day K–12th Admission Process

The admission process is a 3 step process:


Complete the online Application


Teacher Recommendation


Admissions Testing

We also reserved the right to have a Family Interview.

Completing the Application

Applications for fall admission are accepted starting February 1st. However, if you are interested in attending during a current school year, contact the school office at 937.748.1991. To be considered for admission, please complete this Online Application

2016-2017 Registration Fees

Fee Amount
Application Fee (per family, nonrefundable) $100
School Supply, Field Trip, Technology (per student) $200
First month's tuition (depends on half-day or full-day status below, nonrefundable)
5 12 day Pre-K & Kindergarten $355
All day PreK–8th grade $635
9th–12th grade $750

Please make checks payable to The Academy.

Note: If you have students at the preschool and elementary- high school, checks need to be made out separately and there is only the $100 family application fee payable to The Academy.
Note: Field trip fee covers all student trips excluding the year end overnight field trip.

Tuition 2016-2017

Tuition fees for the remaining 11 month period (Aug – June) are as follows:

Fee Amount
Half day Kindergarten $355/month
All day K–8th grade $635/month
9th–12th grade $750/month

Note: Tuition will be withdrawn monthly through an electronic withdrawal system
Note: For children enrolled in all day, 2nd child will receive a 10% discount, 3rd child will receive a 15% discount

Financial Aid

Learn more about your financial aid options here.

Family Interview

Applicants being considered for acceptance may be contacted to schedule a family interview. Family interviews are conducted by the Principal and both parents (when applicable) are required to attend with their student(s). This is the time to learn more about The Academy's distinctive education program and administration, to state your reasons for seeking enrollment, and discuss your child's curriculum, extracurricular interests, and expectations for student life.

Admission Testing

Upon review of the completed application file, an applicant may be registered for a diagnostic academic examination appropriate to the grade level. Our new student screening is held in mid-March. We also request that a teacher recommendation be submitted from your current school.

Admission Decisions

Each student's file is reviewed by the Admission Committee. All discussions regarding applications are held in strict confidence. Admission decisions include the applicant's potential for success in The Academy's program and the parent's desire for a multi-level classroom education for their child. Parents will be notified in writing of the Admission Committee's decision by the third week in April.

Upon acceptance, please request to transfer transcripts from your current school. An information package will be emailed to you in May and we will hold a School Orientation Day in August.

Deliver Applications To

The Academy 
Attn: Admissions Director
11 Sycamore Creek Drive, Springboro, OH, 45066

If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions Director at 937.748.1991.

Visit Us

We look forward to educating your children preschool through 12th grade in a creative environment that cultivates intellectual curiosity, stimulates personal growth and encourages critical thinking. We can help them build a foundation for life.

Get to know more about The Academy by visiting us. To schedule a tour, please contact us via email or call 937.748.1991. The Academy campus is located on 5 acres off of 741 just 1 mile north of beautiful downtown Springboro. The main office and lower school address is 11 Sycamore Creek Dr and the middle and upper school address is at 20 Eleanor Dr.