ENROLLMENT FAQ

Hello JAHS families,

 

If you have a current middle school student you’ve probably been exploring high school options and are trying to decide what the best fit will be. Many of you feel that it is John Adams High School, but are unsure of the status of opening in 2018. Hopefully, the following facts will help you make an informed decision through the upcoming open enrollment process.

John Adams High School is currently working toward an August 2018 opening.

  • The John Adams High School open enrollment period runs through November 2017.
    • While unlikely for the first year, a lottery will be held within one week if there are more ITEs than available seats.
    • An Invitation to Enroll will be sent to students based on the outcome of the lottery, at which point families will have 48 hours to provide an enrollment decision.
    • Additional students will be admitted on a first come first served basis until all seats are filled.
    • Our full enrollment policy can be found here enrollment-policy-approved-20160928.
  • There is no riskto keeping your intent to enroll with John Adams High School, even if you’re still exploring other high school options.
    • DCSD’s open enrollment period is Nov 1st - Jan 5th and is not first come, first served.
    • You can apply for up to 4 schools in the open enrollment period and you have until Jan 19th to accept an enrollment offer.
    • Check out the DCSD website for more information about open enrollment: https://www.dcsdk12.org/open-enrollment.

 

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