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*Applications for the 2024-2025 School Year are officially LIVE.

Excellence Community Schools maintains an open enrollment policy and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation. ECS accepts applications from legal guardians of all age- and grade-eligible students. A lottery process is used to determine admission to the school.  

The annual application process begins in January and continues through April 1st for the lottery, and continuously for our waitlist.  Applications may be submitted electronically or in hard copy.  Applications are available in English and Spanish and can be translated into prevailing languages by request.  Returning students and their siblings receive enrollment preference.  The lottery takes place in mid-April for all vacant seats. The lottery is broadcasted and generated by an independent, third-party software program in accordance with state regulations and authorizer requirements.  Public notice of such a lottery is provided conspicuously and with sufficient notice. The lottery is not weighted.