Magnet elementary lottery applications available;
explore options at open houses
N.Y. (Jan. 2, 2019) -- Applications are
available now for the lottery to determine 2019-20 enrollment in the
City School District of Albany's three magnet schools and one magnet
Download the application and information booklet here.
can pick up an application at any of the schools or at Central
Registration, 75 Watervliet Ave.
You can check out
all the options next week at open houses at each of the schools:
Monday, Jan. 7 – Dual Language Program at Delaware
Community School, 43 Bertha St., 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 6-7:30
Tuesday, Jan. 8 – Montessori Magnet School, 45 Tremont St.,
9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 9 – Albany School of Humanities, 108
Whitehall Road, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 10 – Thomas O’Brien Academy of Science and
Technology, Lincoln Park, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 6-7:30 p.m.
A magnet school or
program focuses instruction on a particular theme and incorporates that
theme across all subject areas.
schools and program are open to children citywide and enrolled by two
random lotteries: one for prekindergarteners and one for older students.
Families need to apply for both lotteries, which will be held March 13.
Magnet lottery applications are due by Jan. 31. On Jan. 28, you will be
able to download a prekindergarten lottery application. Prekindergarten
lottery applications will be due by March 1.
Learn more here.
The mission of the City School District of
Albany is to educate and prepare all students for
college and career, citizenship and life, in partnership with our
diverse community. The district serves
students in 18
elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood
schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as
well as other innovative academic opportunities for students,
including four themed academies at Albany High