Admissions Overview: The Lottery Process and Registration
Thank you for your interest in The Hope Academy. The Hope Academy will be accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year from November 14th, 2023 through March 14th, 2024 at 5:00 pm. The Lottery will be held on April 1st, 2024.
Families must reside in Providence and North Providence to be considered for the lottery. Applications will be available on The Hope Academy website.
The Acceptance Process
Families who receive enrollment to The Hope Academy through the lottery will be notified in writing and via email. Upon notification, the family will need to confirm their intent to accept enrollment by submitting a confirmation statement to the school within fifteen (15) days of the lottery. The Hope Academy will make a reasonable effort to contact enrolled families. If a family fails to confirm enrollment by the established deadline, The Hope Academy will offer enrollment to another family in the first position on the waiting list. If a family chooses to decline enrollment their slot will then be offered to another family in the first position on the waiting list.
If a family accepts enrollment they must provide a copy of the student’s birth certificate and two verifications of residency. The list below shows what you can submit as proof of residence.
- copy of current lease
- copy of current mortgage
- copy of identification card (license, passport, etc.)
- bank account statement (within 90 days)
- paycheck/stub (within 90 days)
- copy of utility bill (within 90 days)
The Hope Academy requires all incoming kindergarten students to attend a kindergarten orientation program for one week before the start of the school year. Information regarding this readiness program will be sent home with the registration packet.
The registration packet will include but is not limited to:
- Enrollment form
- Family Information Form
- Prior academic records
- Special Education records
- Home language survey
- Medical forms
- Emergency contact forms
- District Notification
During the summer, prior to the start of the school year, The Hope Academy will hold a family orientation for all new families.
Application and Registration Materials
1000 Eddy Street,
Providence, RI 02905
23-24 Hope Admissions Lottery
Time: Apr 3, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Time