Enrollment at Forge


Welcome to Forge International! 

Click here to enjoy a "virtual tour" of Forge!

Check out this video with an introduction from our Forge and Sage Network Team, and the video of our Forge Information Session with Andy Johnson.

We are still accepting applicants for Grades K-9 for the Fall of 2021 and you can apply HERE. Some grades still have availability and if not, we will contact you when an opportunity opens. 

Forge International is a school of choice, offering students in K-9th grades a FREE public education. Forge is currently working toward authorization from the globally renowned International Baccalaureate (IB) Organization. We prepare students to become true citizens of the world, equipped to participate and engage in local and global issues.

  • Forge is a free, public charter school of and for our community.

  • Hablamos Espanol! Forge students begin learning Spanish in Kindergarten; developing analytical skills, and unlocking a world of possibilities.

  • Forge students can stay where they start - Forge will be a K-9 school by fall of 2021, and will grow into a K-12 school by 2024.

  • Forge believes that community is important, and strives to make the world a better place.

  • Forge students develop strong foundational skills in early math and reading, starting with our free, full-day kindergarten.

  • Forge is an inclusive learning community where everyone has a voice.

  • Forge develops inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people.

When is the Lott
The lottery took place on March 5 at 10 am, and offers are now being made and processed due to the priority listed below.

Lottery Process:  The Idaho Legislature established the lottery process for charter school admission through Idaho Code Statute 33-5206(11). As a brief overview, all applicants are placed into grade-level-specific 'Lottery Priority Groups' as follows and are drawn in order based on the below groupings. Current students will automatically be re-enrolled through a verification process.  

  • First Priority: Board approved Founders children
  • Second Priority: Siblings of students already selected by the lottery, and students of full-time Forge employees
  • Third Priority: Students that are transferring from Sage International School
  • Fourth Priority: Applicants that reside within Forge International's primary area of attendance 
  • Fourth Priority: Applicants that reside outside Forge International's primary area of attendance  

Lottery Draw Results for the 2021-22 lottery are posted to the left. Please Note: When the lottery results are posted, it is NOT the final list. This is only the order in which each child has been drawn. We have to adjust the lottery due to sibling preference - SEE Second Priority.

Offers for Enrollment:  All students that secure placement during the lottery will receive an email from Forge International providing an 'Offer for Enrollment’. Offers for enrollment must be accepted within 48 hours. If a response is not received within 48 hours, the student’s name will be moved to the bottom of the waiting list.

Students that do not secure placement through the lottery are highly encouraged to still apply, and will be contacted when space becomes available. 
Enrollment is a process, and offers for enrollment are made through the summer. However, students will need to fill out the enrollment application each year as they do not carry over.

Non-DiscriminationForge International School does not discriminate on the basis on race, color, religion, and national or ethnic origin in its educational and admissions policies and affords to all students the rights, privileges, programs and activities made available at the school.

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