Families that submitted an application for our lottery this year should expect to receive a letter in the mail by July 31st with your child’s number on the wait list. Once we have filled our seats we will have an accurate version of the wait list and will be able to inform the families of their placement on the list.
We ask that parents/guardians of students who intend to return to Conservatory Lab Charter School for the 2013-2014 school year (starting in September 2013), complete the following form and return it to the school by Friday, May 31st. A copy will also be sent home with your child.
A great way to understand more about the academic and music program at the Conservatory Lab is to take a school tour. Tours begin at 10:30am. If you are interested in signing up for any of the following tour dates, please email Osiel Gonzalez at email@example.com with the tour date and your contact information.
Available tour dates:
April 25th, May 2nd, May 16th, May 30th
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register for a tour.
ORIENTATION DAY: Orientation will take place on Wednesday, August 28th, 2013, 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Conservatory Lab Charter School, 25 Arlington St. Brighton, MA 02135. At this time the school administration will cover all the final details pertaining to the 2013-2014 school year and answer any final questions from parents. We highly encourage parents and students to attend.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I fill out an application?
Applications can be picked up in the main office and the North Zone Family Resource Center or downloaded from the school website.
Two proofs of residency must be provided upon submission of all applications. Additionally, families applying to K1 must submit a copy of the student’s birth certificate to confirm date of birth.
Completed applications are due March 1st. Only completed applications will be entered into the lottery.
What is the lottery process?
Entry into the Conservatory Lab Charter School is gained through public lottery, which takes place the second Wednesday in March.
Each application is assigned an ID number to maintain anonymity in the lottery process.
Applications are drawn at each grade level. Sibling applications have priority and are processed first.
How will we know if we were accepted?
Accepted students will be notified within two weeks of the lottery. Waitlisted students will also receive a letter with their waitlist number.
How does the wait list work?
Students not accepted are placed on the wait list until a space becomes available within the school year. In order to stay on the wait list, families must indicate from year to year that they are interested.
When a position is open, families are contacted in order of their wait list placement.
Families are responsible for calling the school with address/phone/email updates.
What is the registration process?
Accepted families will receive a letter confirming admission. They will have 7 business days to return the letter, indicating whether they accept or decline.
Families will attend a mandatory orientation in the spring and receive registration packets.
Completed registration packets should be dropped off by a parent/guardian, in person, by the due date.
If you have additional questions, please e-mail Osiel González at email@example.com
To learn more about enrolling in other Massachusetts public charter schools, please visit the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education website. Families can find information about all Massachusetts charter schools at: http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/search/search.aspx?leftNavId=11238.
To learn more about enrolling in other public schools in Boston, please visit the Boston Public School registration page at: http://www.bostonpublicschools.org/how-where-and-when-register.