Enrollment Information

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Admission is by random lottery, with priority given to:

      • Siblings of pupils already enrolled.
      • Students indicating on their admissions application for Kindergarten that they speak a language other than English at home; for grades 1-2, students that are currently receiving English Language Learner services (especially those in Community School District 1). At least 20% of newly admitted students must indicate that they primarily speak a language other than English at home.
      • All students who live within Community School District 1.

 

The application deadline for inclusion in the 2015-16 school year lotteries is April 1, 2015. We are still accepting applications for Kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade for both Manhattan Charter School and Manhattan Charter School 2 for inclusion on our 2014-15 waitlist as well. At this piont, you may choose to apply to both Manhattan Charter School and Manhattan Charter School 2 for the 2015-16 school year lottery or the 2014-15 waitlist.

 

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School Tour Information

 Tours will be held at Manhattan Charter School and Manhattan Charter School 2 weekly:

 

There will be no more than six guests in a group for each tour. Perspective parents should call the main office of each school to schedule a tour.

 

To Apply

Download the application by click on the “Apply here” button on the left. An application to MCS and/or MCS2 must be delivered with an original signature in one of four ways:

 

    1. Via mail (Manhattan Charter School, 100 Attorney Street, New York, NY 10002)
    2. In person between 9 am-4 pm on school days
      (Manhattan Charter School, 100 Attorney Street, Room 112 or Manhattan Charter School 2, 220 Henry Street)
    3. Scanned and emailed to info@manhattancharterschool.org or
    4. Via fax to (212) 533-2820.
    5. You can also apply directly online to Manhattan Charter School and Manhattan Charter School 2 by clicking on the following links:  Manhattan Charter School Online Application & Manhattan Charter School 2 Online Application. If you would like to apply to both schools, you must apply each school separately.

Please call (212) 533-2743 to confirm your application has been received.

 

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