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Application Process

Last Updated: 2/17/2020 5:56 PM

 

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/application.

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/application.

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.

Kindergarten Cut Off;

Kindergarten applicants for 2020-2021 will only be valid if your child will turn five on or before October 1, 2020.  Kindergarten applicants with siblings enrolled in DLEACS are exempt from the Lottery.

Application Deadline: (FOR KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS):

Applications must be received on or before 5:00 pm Thursday, January 23, 2020

Lottery Date:

 FOR KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS ONLY is scheduled for Thurs., January 30, 2020.  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 GRADES 1-8):

Applications must be received on or before 5:00 pm Thursday, March 12, 2020

Lottery Date:

FOR INCOMING 1ST  GRADE  – 8TH  GRADE STUDENTS ONLY is scheduled for Thurs., March 26, 2020.  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).