We are currently enrolling for the 2019-2020 school year.
Admissions lottery will be held on Tuesday April 9, 2019 @ 6:30pm
how does the application process work?
Apply To RCS by
submitting a completed
online application to our
office or online.
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED AT THE SCHOOL OFFICE BY 3:30 P.M. MARCH 31, 2019.
If there are more applications than available seats at the end of the enrollment period (March 31, 2019), a public admissions lottery will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.at Riverhead Charter School.
At the lottery, students will be randomly selected for admission into the 2019-2020 academic year until enrollment capacity is reached. The remaining applicants will be placed on the waiting list in the order of the date the application was submitted. Applicants who submit applications after March 31, 2019 will be added to our wait list.
Transportation at the
DEADLINE MARCH 31, 2019
Parents/Guardians must go to their home school district of residency by March 31, 2019 to complete an application request for transportation to the Riverhead Charter School for the 2019-2020 school year. Please bring proof of residency and your child’s original birth certificate with you when you complete the application for transportation at your home school district. Please also bring this District Confirmation Form with you to your home school district and have them sign and stamp it. Submit a COPY of the signed District Confirmation Form back to Riverhead Charter School by March 31, 2019.
Please note that a transportation application and a District Registration Confirmation Form must be completed and submitted to your home school district by March 31, 2019 whether or not you have been notified of your child’s admission. Keep in mind, if you later change your mind about enrollment or if your child is wait listed, the request for transportation to the Riverhead Charter School is disregarded by the home district without penalty to you.
Admitted Students must
process by May 3, 2019
to ensure seat.
Once admitted, students must complete the registration process by May 3, 2019 in order to secure a seat. If the registration process is not completed by the May 3, 2019 registration deadline, the offer of acceptance will be withdrawn and offered to the next child on the wait list.
RE-REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR CURRENT RCS STUDENTS RETURNING FOR THE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR.
Please remember that in order for your child(ren) to be eligible for continued enrollment at the Riverhead Charter School for the 2019/2020 school year, you must submit an Intent to Return Form to RCS for each returning student by January 31, 2019. In addition, you MUST submit an application for transportation to your home district AND return a completed District Registration Confirmation form to RCS by March 31, 2019.
(This must be done every year even if your child already attends RCS). Transportation Application AND District Confirmation Forms must be completed and submitted by March 31, 2019 to complete the registration process. If you do not complete the reregistration process by March 31, 2019 we may need to release your child’s seat to a child waiting for admission.