South Shore Charter School is a tuition-free elementary public charter school. We are accepting applications from students entering Kindergarten and first grade. We will continue to add one grade each subsequent year as students age up until the school serves Kindergarten through fifth grade. The application is free, there is no interview process and students are admitted by random lottery. All students who are residents of New York State, including students with IEPs and English Language Learners, are encouraged to apply. Complete an application below to have your child join our amazing learning community!
Our lottery is conducted with preferences given in this order:
1. Returning Students
2. Siblings of Currently Enrolled Students
3. Sachem School District Resident Students with a Disability;
4. Non-Sachem School District Resident Students with a Disability;
5. Sachem School District Resident Students;
6. Non-Sachem School District Resident Students.
Non-Discrimination Statement: A charter school shall not discriminate against or limit the admission of any student on any unlawful basis, including on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, disability, intellectual ability, measures of achievement or aptitude, athletic ability, race, creed, gender, religion or ancestry. A school may not require any action by a student or family (such as an admissions test, interview, essay, attendance at an information session, etc.) in order for an applicant to either receive or submit an application for admission to that school.