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School Choice Applications 2018-2019 Posted

posted Mar 7, 2018, 6:52 AM by Tom Reeve   [ updated Mar 7, 2018, 6:53 AM ]
The Holliston Public Schools will accept applications for a limited number of “seats” for non-resident students exclusively under the State’s School Choice Law. The number of “seats” available has not yet been determined.
  1. Applications for School Choice may be obtained by contacting the Central Office, 370 Hollis Street, Holliston, MA 01746, telephone (508) 429-0654 extension 1139 or by email at “barryd@holliston.k12.ma.us”.
  2. Applications for School Choice will be accepted by the Superintendent of Schools, via the U.S. Postal Service only between April 1 – April 16, 2018. NO APPLICATION WILL BE PROCESSED WITH A POSTMARK DATE PRIOR TO APRIL 1, 2018. Applications received with a postmark after April 16, 2018 will be placed on a waiting list in the order in which they are received. 

    Applications should be addressed to: 
      Office of the Superintendent of Schools 
      School Choice 
      370 Hollis Street Holliston, MA 01746
  3. Admission will be determined by lottery, on a random basis, if number of applicants exceeds the number of available seats.
  4. Students accepted for admission to the Holliston Public Schools will be notified by June 8, 2018. PLEASE NOTE THAT ACCEPTANCE INTO THE HOLLISTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS DOES NOT GUARANTEE PLACEMENT IN A PARTICULAR PROGRAM THAT YOU MAY HAVE REQUESTED. TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM SCHOOL IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PARENT. SCHOOL BUS TRANSPORTATION IS NOT AN AVAILABLE OPTION. Such acceptance for admission must be submitted in writing no later than June 19, 2018. Failure to do so may result in withdrawal of the acceptance for admission.
  5. Students not accepted who wish to be considered for acceptance in “2019-2020” must reapply.

The School Choice Application is available for download on the Forms page, under "School Choice Application."