Enrollment/Admissions

Now Accepting Applications for all Grades K-9

Yes, that’s right!  We are accepting 9th grade students for fall 2017.  This will be the inaugural class of the new Neighborhood House High School.  The deadline to apply for next year in all grades is February 28, 2017.

We are also strongly encouraging 8th grade applicants, as we will be adding a full new section in that grade.

Apply online now

When you click “Apply Online Now” you will be taken to a screen that looks like the image below.

Common Application Website Screenshot

This is the welcome page for the new Online Application for Boston Charter Schools.  Filling out this application is the only way to apply to our school.  (We also have paper applications available if you would like to visit in-person).  When you fill out your application, please make sure that you select “Neighborhood House” among the list of schools.

 The Application Process

NHCS is tuition-free and all students are enrolled through an open lottery. Families must complete a basic application by the application deadline to enter their child(ren) into the lottery. We encourage any family who is eligible to apply. To be eligible your family must meet the following criteria:

  • The student is a resident of Massachusetts.
  • The student must be 4 years of age by September 1 of the school year in which they enroll

Enrollment Preferences

Enrollment for existing openings is given first to siblings of current NHCS students. Among all remaining applicants, preference is given to residents of Boston.

Notice to Applicants

NHCS provides this notice of the rights of students with diverse learning needs to attend NHCS and to receive accommodations and support services, including students who may have disability, require special education, or are English language learners.