FAQs(Frequently Asked Questions)

Our FAQs contain an assembled set of questions and corresponding answers addressing topics of common interest to the Turning Point community.If you have questions that should be added please feel free to use our contact us page and form to submit them.

Enrollment & Back to School FAQs

Who is eligible to attend Turning Point Academy?

You must be a resident of Prince George’s County to be eligible to apply for enrollment at TPA. Proof of residence is a prerequisite of admission. For additional information, call the Department of Pupil Accounting and School Boundaries at 301-952-6302.

Where can I find free lunch application?

Free and reduced lunch application found at Free and Reduced-Price Meals section of of the Prince Georges County School System website.

How do you apply to Turning Point Academy?

TPA accepts enrollment applications for vacant seats through PGCPS’ Charter School Office, during the open lottery application period from November 3 – January 30 annually. The deadline for public charter school student lottery applications for the upcoming or following school year will be annually on January 30. Lottery applications can be made by visiting PGCPS Charters and Contract Schools web page (http://www1.pgcps.org/charters/).

Will we have to participate in the enrollment lottery every year?

Once your child is accepted at TPA you will not be required to participate in any future enrollment lottery.

Where do I find information on dates, expectations, etc for preparing for back to school?

This information can be found in the back to school section of the Prince Georges County School System website


Turning Point Academy
7800 Good Luck Road
Lanham, Maryland 20706
301-552-0164