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Creativity CoLaboratory Charter School Application

Application, Lottery, and Enrollment Information:

Each student applying to Creativity CoLaboratory will need to submit the Creativity CoLaboratory Application. Submit the application online by completing the form to the left on this page. Or, you can also click to download and print a paper copy here, or pick up a paper copy at Appel Farm at 457 Shirley Road, Elmer, NJ 08318. If you would like a paper copy of the form mailed to you, have questions, or need assistance completing the application, please email CreativityCoLab@appelfarm.org, or call 856-358-2472.

Important Dates

  • Open Lottery Period: November 14, 2018 – January 14, 2019
  • Application Deadline: January 14, 2019 at 11:59 pm
  • Lottery: January 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Appel Farm
  • Notification of Lottery Status: January 22, 2019
  • Enrollment Packets Mailed to Prospective Students: January 25, 2019
  • Completed Enrollment Packet Due Date: February 28, 2019
  • Transfer Card Due: June 27, 2019

Upon successful completion of the application the student will be assigned a lottery number for the lottery on January 15, 2019.

If there are more students than there are available spaces in a grade group, there will be a lottery for that grade. An independent, certified professional will conduct the lottery and will ensure that all persons who complete an application form are fairly and equitably represented in the lottery. Separate lotteries will be conducted for resident (Alloway, Elk, Franklin, Pittsgrove, South Harrison, Upper Deerfield, Upper Pittsgrove, Woodstown) and non-resident (elsewhere in NJ) students. Resident students will be chosen first and receive preference for enrollment. Separate priority lists will be established and maintained for each grade level. If a child is admitted to the school, any siblings on the waitlist immediately move up on the waitlist for their grade to the highest position that follows any siblings previously placed there. Waitlists remain valid for one year.

Enrollment Packet for students who receive a space in the lottery must be completed by February 28, 2019, Transfer Card due on June 27, 2019.

Enrollment Packets will be mailed to prospective students on January 25, 2019. Completed enrollment packets are due by February 28, 2019, in order to enroll your student in Creativity CoLaboratory Charter School at Appel Farm. The final step in the enrollment process is submitting the Transfer Card, which must be completed after the end of the school year, and submitted by June 27, 2019.

Creativity CoLaboratory Student Lottery Policy and Procedures

For more information about the lottery, policies and procedures, click here.