Application Process

Application Instructions

 

Where Do I Get An Application?

Applications for Admission are available in English, Spanish and French and can be downloaded on the school’s website at www.drlenaedwardscharterschool.org

Applications can also be obtained from Dr. Lena Edwards Academic Charter School, 509 Bramhall Ave., Jersey City 07304.

 

Where to Submit Applications; Who May Submit an Application;

Applications can be submitted to Dr. Lena Edwards Academic Charter School, 509 Bramhall Ave., Jersey City 07304. Attn:  Admissions Dept.  Applications can be hand-delivered to the same address.  Applications can be submitted online at www.drlenaedwardscharterschool.org

Applications from the previous year cannot be carried over beyond the school year applied for.

Jersey City Residents; Non-Residents:

Jersey City residents and non-residents may apply to DLEACS.  Jersey City residents will receive preference.

 

For 2019-2020 ACADEMIC SCHOOL YEAR

Kindergarten Cut Off;

Kindergarten applicants for 2019-2020 will only be valid if your child will turn five on or before October 1, 2019.

Application Deadline for Kindergarten students: Applications must be received on or before 5:00 pm Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.

Lottery Date: FOR KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS ONLY is scheduled for Thurs., January 24, 2019. The Lottery drawing will be held at Dr. Lena Edwards Academic Charter School at 6:00 pm in the school cafeteria, 509 Bramhall Ave., Jersey City, 07304. (Your presence is optional).

Application Deadline for 1st Grade – 8th Grade students: Applications must be received on or before 5:00 pm Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

Lottery date: FOR 1 st - 8th GRADE STUDENTS ONLY is scheduled for Thurs., March 28, 2019. The Lottery drawing will be held at Dr. Lena Edwards Academic Charter School at 6:00 pm in the school cafeteria, 509 Bramhall Ave., Jersey City, 07304. (Your presence is optional).

 

FOR THE 2018-2019 CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR 

Kindergarten Cut Off;

Kindergarten applicants for 2018-2019 will only be valid if your child will turn five on or before October 1, 2018.  Kindergarten applicants with siblings enrolled in DLEACS are exempt from the Lottery.

Application Deadline:

Applications must be received on or before 5:00 pm Monday, April 16, 2018.

Lottery Date:

Lottery Date was scheduled for Thursday, May 3, 2018.  The Lottery drawing will be held at Dr. Lena Edwards Academic Charter School at 6:00 pm in the school cafeteria, 509 Bramhall Ave., Jersey City, 07304.  (Your presence is optional).

if you are applying after the deadline of April 16, 2018, please contact us for more information- (201) 433-5300.