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2023-2024 APPLICATION NOW OPEN
Thank you for your interest in St. HOPE Public Schools. We are now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 Admissions Lottery!
Seats are limited for the ’23-’24 school year. Secure your scholar’s spot in the Admissions Lottery by applying today.
We are here to make your application process as easy as possible. Visit our website or call our office to apply to any SHPS school today.
- APPLY NOW ONLINE
- Over the phone by connecting with our team at (916) 649-7910
SHPS prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying on the basis of a student’s actual or perceived age, ancestry, ethnicity, actual or potential parental, pregnancy, family or marital status that treats students differently on the basis of sex, lactation status, housing or homeless status, color, mental or physical disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, immigration status, medical information, nationality, race, religion, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This applies to all acts related to school activity or school attendance within SHPS.
2023-2024 ADMISSIONS LOTTERY
The 2023-2024 Admissions Lottery will be held on April 20, 2023. More information will become available ahead of the event date.
Our admissions team is ready to assist you. Contact us today!
Transitional Kindergarten (TK) is the first year of a two-year Kindergarten program. Children must be 5-years-old between September 2, 2023 and April 2, 2024 to qualify for Transitional Kindergarten.
Scholars entering Kindergarten must be 5-years-old on or before September 1, 2023.
Students applying to TK and K must submit a Health Examination Form for School Entry that is required by the state of California. This form must be completed by a physician and submitted at the time of enrollment. The form can be accessed here or printed copies are available in the Office of Admission.
WHAT TO EXPECT
APPLICATION AND ENROLLMENT PROCESS
As a public charter school network, SHPS utilize a lottery system to fill open seats at each of our schools: PS7 Elementary, PS7 Middle, & Sacramento Charter High School. This means interested families must submit an admissions lottery application during the open enrollment period. The 2023-2024 Admissions Lottery will take place on April 20, 2023. Applications for the lottery will be accepted from December 1, 2022 – April 13, 2023.
You will receive an update regarding the status of your acceptance on the lottery date. After receiving an offer of admission, applicants must complete the official Online Registration Form before within 3 business days. The Admissions team will confirm your scholar’s enrollment once we have verified all the required information has been received.
Applying after the Admissions Lottery?
You can still submit an application. Applications received after the Admissions Lottery will be added to the waitlist for their respective grades. If space is available an offer of admission will be issued as soon as the application is received. Otherwise, offers will be made as space becomes available.
Application & Enrollment FAQ’s
What information is required for the application?
To apply, the only information required is the following:
Student complete legal name, date of birth, current/prior school and grade, full address
Legal guardian full name, full address, primary phone number and email address (if applicable)
What does the enrollment process consist of?
After you receive your offer of admission, the following are the steps you need to complete in order to register for SHPS:
Step 1: Accept offer of admission.
Step 2: Complete the Online Registration Form through Infinite Campus (these are questions regarding household contacts, emergency contacts, medical history, and California required surveys).
Step 3: Provide all required documentation through the Online Registration Form, via email, or in person.
What documents are needed to enroll?
All students are required to have the following documents: For a complete checklist of every required document, please refer to the Parent Checklist for your respective school of interest.
- PS7 (TK/Kinder) Parent Checklist
- PS7 (Grades 1-8) Parent Checklist
- Sac High (Grades 9-12) Parent Checklist
Birth certificate, passport, certificate of live birth or other valid evidence of birth date
Proof of identification of the guardian registering the student
Proof of residency
Immunization record (must be complete with all dates and doses received)
How do I complete the required Online Registration Form?
To complete the required registration form, you can log into your SchoolMint account and click “register” next to your scholar’s name. Or you are welcome to connect with an admissions team member so that we may assist you in person or via phone.
SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT
Receive one-on-one support to submit your scholar’s application before the Admissions Lottery deadline. Secure your appointment today. Click here for availability.
WHY ENROLL AT SHPS?
St. HOPE Public Schools is open to all California residents. We are a free, public charter school network offering grades TK – 12. Our mission is to graduate self-motivated, industrious and critical thinking leaders who are committed to serving others, passionate about lifelong learning and prepared to earn a degree from a four-year college. SHPS represents a choice for this community for students to start as early as possible on the college-bound path. All of our schools offer a high-quality, rigorous college preparatory education. Scholars receive an extended school day to ensure they have enough time to focus on learning and advancing in their academic goals. At St. HOPE we understand that our scholars are learning at different levels and thus, we offer instruction in core subjects like math, reading, and English, tailored to their specific needs. Be a part of something that provides more opportunities and closes the achievement gap for all students, regardless of their background.