Enrollment FAQ

How can I apply to enroll my child at Great Oaks?

How can I apply to enroll my child at Great Oaks?

You can find our four schools’ simple applications above. Once you complete the application, we’ll follow up with next steps.

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What is a charter school?

What is a charter school?

Charter schools are public schools funded by local governments that are run by people or organizations that are not employed by the local school district.

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Does Great Oaks charge tuition?

Does Great Oaks charge tuition?

No. Great Oaks Charter Schools are tuition-free.

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Is there a competitive application process to get my child into Great Oaks?

Is there a competitive application process to get my child into Great Oaks?

No. We admit students through an open-admissions lottery, which means students gain admission through a randomized process after they apply.

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What grades does Great Oaks serve?

What grades does Great Oaks serve?

Our school in Newark serves grades Pre-K-12. Bridgeport is currently accepting applications for grades 6-9. Next year our schools in NYC and Wilmington will serve grades 6-8. Beginning in 2018-2019, we’ll expand beyond middle school to high school in Bridgeport, NYC, and Wilmington until we serve grades 6-12. We are currently accepting applications for 6th […]

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Does Great Oaks accommodate students with special needs?

Does Great Oaks accommodate students with special needs?

Yes. Each of our schools has a dedicated team of special education professionals. In Bridgeport, we give admissions preference to English Language Learners (ELL), and we have staff members who are able to accommodate these students’ needs at all of our campuses.

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My child currently attends Great Oaks. Does his/her sibling automatically gain admission?

My child currently attends Great Oaks. Does his/her sibling automatically gain admission?

Yes. We automatically grant admission to students’ siblings as long as they are in a grade for which we are accepting applications. You must still fill out an application for them to gain admission.

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