Applications for the 2018-2019 school year are now closed. The enrollment lottery took place on March 5, 2018 in the school’s library.  Results of the lottery can be found here.

Applications for the 2019-2020 school year will go live on November 1, 2018. Please bookmark this page for future updates or follow us on Facebook. Please note that school visits are not available during school hours, please see below for upcoming information sessions which will be held in January and February.

BFCCPS Expansion

For the 2019-2020 School year, BFCCPS will offer 302 new openings.  The BFCCPS Expansion is the best chance for local applicants to secure enrollment at our school!  

We will be adding two new classrooms for Grades Kindergarten through Grade 5 as we open our brand new 72,000 square foot school.  92 spaces will be offered for Kindergarten and 42 new spaces will be offered in all grades Grades One through Five. Applications for Grade Six through Eight will be accepted as openings occur or will receive a wait list position. Learn more on this BFCCPS Expansion Brief.

Applications will be available starting on November 1, 2018.

Enrollment Lottery

Priority in the lottery is given first to siblings of current students, then to residents in the BFCCPS region, then to residents of Massachusetts outside of the BFCCPS region.  Applicants must be a resident of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the time of application to be considered for enrollment, and must reside in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts while attending the school.  

Kindergarten entrance age is five by August 31 of the year of entry. BFCCPS will request reasonable proof of age related to this requirement prior to an offer of admission is made.

Once a student is accepted, they need not reapply as their spot is protected for as long as they attend the school.  If a child has not been accepted and is on the waiting list, you will need to re-apply each year as the waiting list is not held from year to year.  The enrollment lottery for the 2019-2020 school year will take place on Wednesday March 6th.

You can also find answers to some of our most frequently asked enrollment questions at http://bfccps.org/about/enrollment/enrollmentfaq/

We encourage all applicants to read our complete enrollment policy here: BFCCPS Enrollment Policy.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the school’s Communications Coordinator, Mrs. Joanne Basile at 508-541-3434 x140 or at jbasile@bfccps.org.

Enrollment Information Sessions:

Information Sessions are typically held in January and February.  We hope you can join us at one of these events to learn more about BFCCPS. Attendance at these events is purely optional and no RSVP is required to attend.

Please note that school visits are not available during school hours.

January 12, 2019 from 10 am to noon

February 9, 2019 from 10 am to noon

You can watch a video of the January 21, 2017 Information Session  by clicking here.

Right to Attend Documents:

This document explains the educational rights of students with disabilities to attend Massachusetts charter schools and to receive appropriate special education services in those charter schools.  Click to download: Students with Disabilities in Charter SchoolsAlunos com deficiências (físicas ou mentais) em escolas tipo charter,  Estudiantes con discapacidades en escuelas subvencionadas

This document explains the rights of children who are English language learners to attend and receive language support and other services in Massachusetts public charter schools. As defined in state law, an English language learner is a student who does not speak English, or whose native language is not English, and who is not able to do ordinary classroom work in English. Click to download: English Language Learners in Charter SchoolsAlunos de Aprendizagem da Língua Inglesa em escolas tipo charter,  Estudiantes de idioma inglés en escuelas subvencionadas

Frequently Asked Questions:

You will find answers to some of the most Frequently Asked Questions regarding enrollment on this page.  If you need further assistance, please contact Joanne Basile at jbasile@bfccps.org or at 508-541-3434 x140.