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Apply to Iron Academy

*We strongly encourage families to visit our school prior to applying. Iron Academy is unlike any other school and visiting us can help you and your son decide if applying is the best choice.

To apply, please complete all of the following steps:

1. Fill our our online application: Click the link below to access our online application. You will need to create an account with FACTS, which will allow you to save your progress at any time. Your application will not be fully submitted until all required fields are completed. 

2. Submit required forms and payment: Once you have finished and submitted your application, please send the $75 application fee and required forms to Iron Academy. Please click on "Application Documents" below for a list of what is needed.

3. Schedule the Gibson Test: Click below to access our online calendar for scheduling a time to have your son take the Gibson Test. This is not an academic evaluation, but is a cognative skills test. More information can be found at You will receive a copy of the results for your personal records. 

4. Schedule a Final Interview: Once all of your documents have been submitted, please contact our admissions office to schedule a final interview for you and your son. 

If you have questions at any point during the application process, please feel free to contact us by email or calling our front office staff, 919-977-8811 ext. 0. 

Please fill out the online application here.

Schedule your appointment here!

For online applications to be considered and interviews to be arranged, the following must be mailed to Admissions, Iron Academy, 3510 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh, NC 27612 or emailed to

  • copies of most recent report card and previous year’s report card
  • copies of most recent standardized testing scores
  • If your son has had any disciplinary actions, we’ll need copies of the documentation from the previous two years.
  • If your son has ever received an IEP, we’ll need copies of the documentation from the previous two years.

Please encourage the teachers, pastors/church leaders listed on your application to return the request for recommendation as soon as possible. 

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