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Lottery Application

March 21, 2016

Dear Parent,

Thank you for your interest in the University of Houston Charter School (UHCS)! The application and commitment procedure for our kindergarten through fifth grade school has begun. According to the Texas Education Agency, the following lottery registration procedure will be implemented.

Personally delivered, faxed, and US mailed applications will be accepted only from Monday, March 28th, at 8:00am until Friday, April 8th, at 4:00 pm. UHCS is not responsible for lost application sent via mail. A receipt will be issued for all personally delivered applications. Mailed applications are not issued a receipt. Parents must take responsibility to assure UHCS receipt of the applications during this time frame. The receipt is a photo copy of your submitted application. Applications received and/or delivered after the deadline, April 8th, 2016, 4:00pm will be excluded from the initial lottery.

Each lottery application will be assigned a number for the child’s eligible grade level.  The lottery drawing will take place Monday,April 25th, at 4:00 pm in Navigatorclassroom. At the lottery, numbers for each grade level will be drawn for open positions; applications will then be accepted in the order established by the lottery. Once all open positions are filled, a wait list will be established by listing applications in sequential order based on the lottery. The applicants receiving the lowest numbers will be enrolled whenever slots become available. Please note that if you are placed on the wait list, there is no guarantee of enrollment

Applicants will NOT be carried over into future school years.

Enrollment Reminders:

  • On or before September 1st, children must be five years of age to be enrolled in kindergarten.
  • Siblings of currently enrolled students are eligible for enrollment at the kindergarten level if parents indicate that they wish to do so by March 3, 2016.
  • Older siblings of currently enrolled students will be automatically enrolled if slots are available and parents indicate that they wish to do so by March 3, 2016.

School tours will be held March 1st, 8th, 22nd and 31st at 9:00 AM. Please arrive early to find meter parking off of Holman St. or the parking garage also located off of Holman St.

The University of Houston is located on the University of Houston main campus at 3855 Holman Street, Melcher Gymnasium, Room 100. Sincerely,

Patricia Paquin
Interim Principal