Benton Harbor Charter School Academy


Thank you for your interest in Benton Harbor Charter School Academy! Enroll today in our K-8th grade program, or apply for our free GSRP Preschool.

Re-Enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year will be January 25th - February 11th

Open Enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year will be March 1st - April 1st

To ensure your child’s seat at Benton Harbor Charter School Academy, please follow the steps below and provide the correct documentation.

If you have any questions about the steps below please contact

We also offer tuition-free GSRP (4-year-old) and Strong Beginnings (3-year-old) Preschool! Click below for more information on how to apply!


STEP 1: Fill out an Enrollment Application Online

STEP 2: Visit or Attend an Event

*Due to the state-wide closure, tours and visits are canceled and not required for enrollment.

Once the Governor’s Orders change, we will update our website with new dates and times for tours.

STEP 3: Documents

Required: Applicants are required to supply the school with the following: 

* At this time we will accept a copy of these documents. Be prepared to turn in the original copies by Aug 1 to complete official enrollment documentation.

  • Proof of date of birth such as the following:
      • Original Birth Certificate (Preferred)
      • Affidavit of Parentage
      • Baptism or Church Certificate
      • Hospital Certificate
      • Immigration Documents
      • Passport
  • Proof of Residency – may be one of the following:
      • Parent/Guardian Driver’s License
      • State ID Card
      • Passport
      • Utility Bill
      • Lease/Rental Agreement
  • Immunization record or waiver certificate from your county health department.


  • Request for Record to send to prior school. Required for K-6th grade applicants
  • Home Language Survey
  • Special Education Information Sheet (if applicable)
      • Copy of Individual Education Plan (if applicable)
  • McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistant Act Student Residency Form (if applicable)


  • Proof of vision screening (must be within the last 3 years).
  • Health Appraisal*
    • *Health Appraisal – we are aware that health insurance companies only allow one health appraisal per year. If your child’s health appraisal will expire before the month of September and you need to schedule such an appointment with your doctor please let the office know. This is the only document that can be delayed until the first day of school.
  • Kindergarten Waiver (if not 5 years old by December 1, 2020)

STEP 4: Celebrate your Enrollment

STEP 5: Follow us on Social Media to keep up with the BHCSA happenings!