Mariana Bracetti Academy Charter School 2020-2021 Lottery

Application Opening Date: September 20, 2019

Application Due Date: January 27, 2020

Lottery Date: January 29, 2020 at 9 AM

MBACS is participating in the Apply Philly Charter online application system for the 2020-2021 enrollment season.  All applications MUST be submitted through  MBACS is no longer able to accept paper applications.

Student applications received by January 27, 2020 will be entered into our lottery. Any application received after the January 27, 2020 deadline, or that is not drawn during the lottery, will be placed on our waiting list. The 2020-2021 lottery will be held at MBACS on January 29, 2020 at 9 AM.  Students not admitted through the lottery will be placed on a randomly generated waiting list.  Any applications submitted after the lottery will automatically be placed on the waiting list in the order they are received. Lottery results will be sent via email (when available) or by first class mail will and include students’ status (i.e., accepted or wait listed). If a child is wait listed, his/her place on the waiting list will be included in the email.

If a child’s application is drawn during the lottery, the parent/guardian will be required to submit proof of the child’s date of birth, proof of residency from the current year, immunization records, affirmation statement, and a home language survey to MBACS by March 24, 2020 to secure the child’s place.  

In addition to the required documents, MBACS also requests that parents complete an enrollment packet.  The enrollment packet will be sent to all students once they have been accepted, and includes:

Introductory Letter to Parents/Guardians

Enrollment Checklist

Demographic Information Sheet

Affirmation Statement

Charter School Student Enrollment Notification Form

Emergency Information and Treatment Form

Home Language Survey

Request for Records

Evidence of Enrollment

Photo Release Form

Pennsylvania Information Management Systems (PIMS) Form

Physical Examination

Dental Examination

Proof of Residency

Proof of Age (Birth Certificate, Baptismal Records)

Current Immunizations

Report Card or Transcripts (to verify grade placement)

If a parent is unable to secure all documents in the enrollment packet prior to March 24, 2020, the child’s place can be secured by contacting MBACS and indicating their intent to enroll. If a child’s enrollment packet is not received by the deadline and parent notification of intent has not been made, MBACS makes at least two attempts to contact the parent prior to moving a child to the waiting list. MBACS does not delay enrollment if a missing document is not required by law.

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