How to Apply for 2018-19 School Year
The application window for the 2018-19 school year lottery has closed. Families can still submit applications for Kindergarten-Third Grade for the 2018-19 school year. If RISE Prep currently has seats open in your district, you will be notified. If there are no available seats your child will be added to our waitlist. To apply online, please click here and create an account for our online application system, SchoolMint.
You may also print and fill out a paper application. Paper applications are also available at our main desk.
Your application status
If a seat opens for a child on the waitlist following the initial lottery, you will be notified via SchoolMint, the program we use to manage the application process. You can view your waitlist status on SchoolMint anytime after the lottery is complete. You can also check your status via the Android and iOS SchoolMint apps.
How to Apply for 2019-20 School Year
Enrollment applications for 2019-20 will be shared on our website in October 2018. If you have applied in past years and were placed on the waitlist, please apply again for the new school year when applications are released.
Opportunities to tour RISE Prep will be shared here as well as our Facebook back in August 2018.
Frequently Asked Questions
How are scholars selected?
Enrollment is based on a random, public lottery. Children residing in Woonsocket, North Smithfield, and Burrillville are welcome to apply for the RISE Prep lottery. RISE Prep, like all charter schools in Rhode Island, is a FREE and PUBLIC school that is open to ALL students, regardless of prior academic achievement, special education need, or primary language.
Who is eligible to apply?
Enrollment applications for Kindergarten-Fourth Grade for the 2019-20 school year will become available in mid-October 2018. Each year, we welcome a new class of kindergarten scholars. The number of open seats for 1st-4th grade will depend on the number of current scholars who return next year.
How do I apply to enroll my child?
To apply, please complete the application form. Applications may be submitted in one of three ways:
In person – Drop the application off at 1 Social Street, Woonsocket RI, 02895
Online – click here after mid-October 2018.
By mail – Mail the application to our school at the address above.
ubmit your application by Friday, February 22, 2019 by 5:00PM to have your child's name entered into the lottery for the 2019-20 school year.
When is the lottery? How do I know how my child does in the lottery?
ur lottery will be held on Friday, March 1st, 2019. Following the lottery, the school will contact all families of their application status through SchoolMint.
If my child does not get in, what happens?
All children not accepted will be placed on a waiting list for the grade they applied. You only need to apply once per school year. Please make sure to let RISE Prep know if your contact information changes so that we can get in touch with you should a spot open up.
If you have any questions about our application and enrollment process, please contact Ms. Johnson at email@example.com.