School Choice Documents
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It is the policy of the Leverett Elementary School to admit non-resident
students under the terms and conditions of the Interdistrict School Choice
Law (M.G.L. 76:12) and under the following local conditions:
1. That by May 1 of every school year, the administration will
determine the number of spaces in each school available to choice
2. That by June 1 of every school year, if consideration is being given
to withdraw from the provisions of the choice law, a public meeting
will be held to review this decision.
3. That resident students be given priority placement in any classes or
programs within the District.
4. With respect to the selection of non-resident students:
• Preference will be given to siblings of admitted students if an
opening exists in that grade level. If there are more eligible
siblings than open slots, a lottery for the siblings will be held.
• The selection of non-resident students for admission be in the
form of a random drawing when the number of requests
exceeds the number of available spaces.
• There will be two drawings for this purpose. The first will
take place during the month of June of the current school year.
The second will be conducted during the week immediately
preceding the opening of the next school year and will be based
on the possibility of unexpected additional openings.
5. Any student who is accepted for admission under the provisions of
this policy is entitled to remain in the District until graduation from
high school except if there is a lack of funding of the program.
6. The School Committee affirms its position that it shall not
discriminate in the admission of any child on the basis of race, color,
religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, ancestry, athletic
performance, physical handicap, special need, academic performance
or proficiency in the English language.

School Choice Application

Date of Birth:

Last First Middle            Month/Day/Year

Physical Address:________________________________________________________

Mailing Address: ________________________________________________________

Parent/Guardian Name(s):__________________________________________________

Home phone:___________________________ Work phone:______________________


Last School Attended:

School Name City or Town/State

Grade student will be entering:_____________________

Please list any siblings currently enrolled in Leverett Elementary School: ________________________________ _________________________________

Please check yes___ or no ___ if you would like your name given to other residents of your town for carpooling purposes.

____________________________________________          __________________

Parent/Guardian Signature


*Selection lottery will occur in June.


The Leverett Elementary School is committed to ensuring that no student is denied access to any educational program or other activity of the Leverett Elementary School for reason of race, color, gender, gender identity, age, creed, homelessness, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability and pregnancy or pregnancy related conditions.