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ENROLLING AT MACS

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Enrollment Procedures for 2018-2019

 

In order to enroll your child at MACS, you must follow the steps below. To receive a copy of these procedures and related documents in a language other than English, please see below. Si te gustaría una copia de estas instrucciones en español, por favor consulte a continuación.

1.   The Application of Intent is now available for the 2018-2019 school year. You may download the
       Application of Intent below or obtain one in person at 3821 N. Broad Street (Broad and Butler Streets).
      The deadline for submitting the application is January 31, 2018.

 

2.   After you have completed the Application of Intent and submitted it to our main office, you and your
      child will later be invited to a voluntary Information Session. The purpose of the Information Session
      is to explain the Mission and Vision of MACS and for you to decide whether or not our school is a good
      fit for your child.

 

3.   By January 31, 2018, if MACS has received more applications than there are open seats available, we
      will need to hold a public lottery, which will be held on Tuesday, February 6, at 4:00 PM in the school
      auditorium. All applicants will be notified by mail of the lottery results. A waiting list will be established
      for all students who are not selected in the lottery. (Please see our Lottery Procedures document below
      for more information.) If an applicant’s name is selected, the family will receive a letter asking them to
      submit the items listed in Step 4.
OR
 
      By January 31, 2018, if MACS has received fewer applications than there are open seats available, all
      applicants will receive a letter by mail, asking them to submit the items listed in Step 4, below. All
      applications submitted after the January 31 deadline will then be processed on a first-come, first-served
      basis, and the applicants will be contacted by mail and asked to submit the items listed in Step 4.

 


4.   In the Acceptance Letter, you will be asked to submit the following items to the office in order to finalize
       enrollment. (You will have 6 weeks to turn in these required documents.):

 

           a.   Proof of Residency (a deed, a lease, current utility bill, current credit card bill, property tax bill,
                  vehicle registration, driver’s license, DOT identification card)
           b.   Proof of Child’s Age: Any of the following items, belonging to the child, is acceptable:
                  Birth Certificate; Baptismal Certificate (or copy of the record of baptism – notarized or duly
                  certified and showing the date of birth); notarized statement from the parents or another
                  relative indicating the date of birth; a valid passport; a prior school record indicating the date of birth
           c.    Immunization Records: As required by law; acceptable documentation includes: either the child’s
                  immunization record, a written statement from the former school district or from a medical office
                  that the required immunizations have been administered, or that a required series is in progress,
                  or verbal assurances from the former school district or a medical office that the required
                  immunizations have been completed, with records to follow
           d.    Sworn Affidavit: Parent Registration Statement, required by law, this form will be mailed with the
                   letter described in Step 3.
           e.    Home Language Survey: As required by law, this form will be mailed with the letter described in
                  Step 3.

 

Our receipt of the required documents listed above will complete the enrollment process. We will immediately send you a congratulatory letter confirming our receipt of all necessary items.

 

Please Note: If your child receives Special Education Services or ESOL Services, once your child is accepted, we also request the following applicable documents before June 30, in order to appropriately roster him/her: IEP, ER, NOREP, ESOL documentation.