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School Choice

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 varies from year to year. 
  1. The School Choice Application will be posted on March 15, 2019 (see below).

  2. Applications for School Choice will be accepted by the Superintendent of Schools, via the U.S. Postal Service only during the dates described in the application form. Applications received with a postmark after the deadline will be placed on a waiting list in the order in which they are received. 

  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 according to dates described in the application. Students not accepted who wish to be considered for acceptance in thew following year must reapply.



Holliston Public Schools

School Choice Application Procedures

2019-2020

 

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 15, 2019. NO APPLICATION WILL BE PROCESSED WITH A POSTMARK DATE PRIOR TO APRIL 1, 2019. Applications received with a postmark after April 15, 2019 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, 2019. 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 18, 2019. 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 2020-2021” must reapply.



 

 

                                     It is the policy of the Holliston Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, color, homelessness, sexual orientation, age or disability in its educational programs, services, activities, or employment practices. 




Holliston Public Schools

Holliston, MA 01746

 

School Choice Application

2019-2020

 

The Holliston Public Schools is accepting applications under current MassachusettGeneral Law, Chapter 76, Section 12B (School Choice).

 


Grade Entering 2019-2020:                           Date of Birth:                                            

 

 

 Kindergarten applicants only: If your child will be entering Kindergarten, please indicate the order of preference (1-2-3-4) for programs you would be willing to accept.

Do not indicate (1-2-3-4) if you are not willing to have your child enrolled in that particular program. The choices are:

 

( ) Traditional Full Day                                ( ) French Immersion Full Day

( ) Traditional Half Day                                ( ) Montessori Full Day

 

 

 Please note that full-day programs have tuition associated with attendance. Current tuition (subject to change) is $3,475.00 per year.

 

 

 

Student’s Name:                                                 _______________________________________

                              Last                                                     First                                           M.I.

 

 Address:                                                                                                                                             Street City/Town        Zip Code

 

Parent/Guardian:                                                                                                                                 Last   First     M.I.

Telephone:                                             


Email:                                                                            


 

School Last Attended                                                                                                                                             

Name & Address of School Last Attended:                                                               ____________________________________________________________Phone:                        __________________________ 



If accepted as a “School Choice” student, I hereby authorize representatives of the Holliston Public Schools to receive and review copies of my school records.

 

 

 Parent/Guardian Signature_________________________________________________