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Lottery Process


Annual March Enrollment Lottery


The March 2020 lottery will take place on Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 at 12 p.m. sharp in our gymnasium.


It is not necessary for applicants to attend the event.  Lottery results are posted online within 48 hours.  All applicants will receive an email alerting them to the website posting.

Charter school enrollment is gained through a lottery process. In order to apply for a lottery, a parent or guardian must submit an application by the scheduled deadline.


Applications may be submitted online for your convenience. All applications must have a valid Massachusetts address listed as their permanent residence, and to which all communications will be mailed to be eligible for the lottery.  Apply for Our Lottery * This is the easiest way for you to apply for our lottery.  Please retain your email receipt for future reference and proof of successful submission.  


If you are unable to apply online, applications may also be submitted in person at the Admissions Office of the school during regular school hours.  An application will be considered received when a receipt from the school is received by the parent.


All applications received via regular mail will not be processed and will be returned to sender.


Central Office Hours:

  • School year hours 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Vacation hours 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • School holidays, Office Closed


*Applications for enrollment are available beginning December 1st and are due each year by 3 p.m. on the Friday before February break - 2/14/20