How To Apply

Thank you for your interest in Brighter Horizons Academy! We are delighted that you are considering our Academy for your child’s education and the Office of Admission is here to assist you in your application process.

Application Process

Brighter Horizons Academy’s admission process and criteria aim at considering each applicant holistically. Our decisions are based on the evaluation of the applicant’s values, character, academics, behavior, self-motivation, and citizenship.

Before filling out our online application, please make sure to read through all of the instructions. We also strongly encourage you to attend one of our Admission events or to contact us and schedule a personalized tour.

Priority Deadlines

For the 2021-2022 academic year admission applications, we highly encourage families to meet our priority deadlines.

What are priority deadlines? As our student body grows, we receive many more applications than we have open seats available. We therefore encourage families to apply and complete their admission process as early as possible before our sections fill up. Applicants who will meet our priority deadlines will be receiving an admission decision earlier. We will continue to accept applications after these deadlines and accept successful applicants on a rolling basis, with longer delays.

In order to beat our high peak season enrollment, please complete your application as early as possible. Applications for the 2021-2022 Academic School year are now open.

Steps for Admission

2021-2022 Admissions for the following grade levels are now closed:
  • Kindergarten 
  • 9th grade
Applicants may still apply but will be placed on a waitlist

STEP ONE: Apply for Admission

Submit your online application and pay a $50.00 non-refundable fee per application. Note: PK1 applicants must be 3 years old by October 1, 2021; PK2 applicants must be 4 years old by October 1, 2021; KG applicants must be 5 years old by October 1, 2021. PK-KG students must be fully potty-trained.

Please contact the Office of Admission before applying for 11th or 12th grade

Priority Deadline for Applications are accepted before January 17, 2020

STEP TWO: Create online family account & submit all required documents

Log in to BHA online school system and create a family portal. Make a note of required documents. Provide your child’s current school with the School Records Release form available on our website. All documents must be uploaded/submitted via your online family portal.

Documents required: birth certificate, up-to-date immunization records, academic records (at least previous and current year’s report card), official transcript (9th-12th grade applicants), state testing results (at least previous year’s results), and disciplinary/behavioral report. 

STEP THREE: Admission Testing and Interview

Upon receiving and processing all documents, the Office of Admission will contact you to schedule your child’s admission test. At the time of testing, the $100 non-refundable onsite testing fee per applicant and the $1,000 non-refundable enrollment fee per family are due. The family fee is refundable only if certain conditions are met.

STEP FOUR: Review and Decision for Admission

Admission decisions will be communicated to the parents/guardians by email. For applicants who did not meet the priority deadlines, admission decisions will be given on a rolling basis.

STEP FIVE: Receiving an Acceptance Letter

Upon Admission, parents must complete the Enrollment Process to secure your child’s seat. The Office of Admission will include instructions on securing your seat in the Acceptance Letter.

Important Admission links

Important Links

Important Dates For 2021-2022

January 18, 2021
Application Priority Deadline

February 22, 2021

Documents Submission Priority Deadline

March 1, 2021
Testing/Interview Priority Deadline

March 22-26, 2021
Admission decisions  emailed to applicants meeting all deadlines

May 7, 2021
First Tuition Installment Due

August 6, 2021
2020-2021 Final Academic Records Due


Contact Us

3145 Medical Plaza Dr.,
Garland, TX 75044

(972) 675-2062

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Vision Statement

Brighter Horizons Academy is a model educational institution that produces generations of leaders to be successful in this life and the Hereafter.

Mission Statement

Brighter Horizons Academy aims to develop practicing Muslim leaders who are lifelong learners that serve their diverse community and global society as respectful citizens.

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