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What if I don’t want to stay on the waitlist?

April 14, 2022 Jamie

If you have decided on another educational option for your child and do not want to remain on the waitlist for any Success Academy school (meaning closing your application), please let us know immediately so that we can offer your seat to another child.  To close your application, select “Close your application” from the “What... Read more

I was waitlisted last year. Is my number the same?

April 14, 2022 Jamie

No. By law, we must conduct a new lottery every year. If you re-apply for the following school year, you would need to create a new account and submit a brand new application as long as your child is grade-eligible. This means that waitlisted positions, accounts, and applications do not roll over, and applicants who... Read more

What if I have one child with an accepted status and another child with a waitlisted status?

April 14, 2022 Jamie

If you are applying for more than one child, each child may receive a different status at the same Success Academy location. If one sibling is accepted, the other(s) remain on the waitlist for that school and will receive a sibling preference at that Success Academy location. While a sibling preference does not guarantee acceptance,... Read more

Why didn’t my child get a seat?

April 14, 2022 Jamie

Admission to our schools is determined by a random lottery. According to New York State law, when a public charter school has more applications than open seats, a lottery must be held to determine admission. We can only offer seats to scholars who gain acceptance in the lottery — the rest of the applicants are... Read more

What does it mean to have a waitlist status?

April 14, 2022 Jamie

If you are on the waitlist, don’t give up hope! Watch this video to learn more about what it means to be waitlisted, and read more details below. Also, you can watch our most recent webinar for waitlisted families here. If you have questions, reach out to us at 646-472-1911 or email [email protected]  Read more