Register for the Lottery
Lottery registration deadline: Friday, March 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM (noon.)
Select one of the four (4) options below .
(A) Online registration forms:
Please look for your street address here if you are uncertain.)
2. Out of District – Application Information
(B) Hard copy registration forms for download:
- C lick here for admissions registration forms (PDF) in English
- Click here for admissions registration forms (PDF) in Spanish
3. Mail or deliver to: The Admissions Cooordinator, K. Byrne, 100 Bunn Drive, Princeton, NJ, 08540
4. Fax to: 609-924-7450
Note: Out-of-district names will not be assigned a lottery number nor drawn in the lottery unless there are not enough in-district residents registered for the lottery.
We will keep all registration forms in the event it is necessary to draw from out-of-district to fill the seats at each grade level. (i.e. if you are an out-of-district applicant, you will only receive a lottery number if there are not enough in-district students registered for the lottery.)
In order to promote greater socio-economic diversity at Princeton Charter School, we offer a Weighted Lottery. Any family that can provide evidence of one of the following criteria will have his/her child’s lottery number placed into the lottery twice rather than once.
- The child already qualifies for free/reduced lunch at his/her current public school.
- The child lives in Princeton public housing.
- The child lives in Section 8 housing.
- The child or guardian qualifies for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits
Ranked #1 Public Elementary School in NJ 2020 & 2021 by Niche.com , Princeton Charter is a free, K-8 public school. We encourage you to learn more about us in order to see whether Charter is the right option for your family.
Virtual Open Houses
Due to the Covid-19 and the Coronavirus pandemic, all open houses and information sessions will be held virtually on Zoom. In order to provide as many opportunities for families as possible, we will host regular zoom information sessions. We will also have ” highlight” sessions that focus on specific aspects of our program.
Join us for a Virtual Admissions Panel
Focus on K-2: December 12 at 10:00 AM
Focus on Grades 3-8: December 12 at 11:00 AMAdmissions Information Register for the Lottery Lottery registration deadline: Friday, March 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM (noon.) Select one of the four (4) options below . (A) Online
We are glad you are considering LAMB as an option for your child’s education! At LAMB, we focus on helping our students become independent and bilingual lifelong learners. We invite you to explore our website, attend one of our open houses, and visit our table at EdFest to learn more about our bilingual Montessori program and the richness of our community.
LAMB currently operates from the following two sites:
5000 14h Street, NW
1800 Perry Street, NE
Who Can Apply to LAMB
LAMB is a public charter school in the District of Columbia, which means it is free and open to all D.C. residents. LAMB admits D.C. students of any race, color, national, or ethnic origin to all the rights privileges, programs, and activities made available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family status, or source of income, in any way. LAMB accepts students for PreK3, PreK4, and Kindergarten.
Prospective students must meet the following age requirements:
PreK3 applicants must turn three on or before September 30th of the year they are applying for admission.
PreK4 applicants must turn four on or before September 30th of the year they are applying for admission.
Kindergarten applicants must turn five on or before September 30th of the year they are applying for admission.
Additionally, if selected, families will have to show proof of D.C. residency to enroll at LAMB.
How to Apply
LAMB is part of the My School DC common lottery. The My School DC common lottery is a single, random lottery that determines placement for new students at LAMB and other participating schools. You must apply through this lottery if you want your child to attend LAMB.Pcs lottery We are glad you are considering LAMB as an option for your child’s education! At LAMB, we focus on helping our students become independent and bilingual lifelong learners. We invite ]]>