The Charter High School for Law and Social Justice - Student
  • 01-Jul-2017 to 30-Nov-2017 (EST)
  • The Bronx, NY, USA

SCHOOL INFORMATION

OUR MISSION: The Charter High School for Law and Social Justice will provide students from the southern Bronx with a comprehensive high school education and lay the academic and social groundwork for success in college and careers. Using a theme of law and social justice, the School will engage, inspire, and empower students, and will equip them with the academic skills to earn a Regents diploma and gain admission to the college of their choice prepared for success. The School will create a pathway for its students to law school and careers as attorneys. The pathway will include mentoring opportunities with law students and attorneys and partnerships with institutions of higher learning. These institutions will offer college and law school experiences to our students and share with them the academic benchmarks and habits necessary to gain entrance to college and law school.

OUR CORE VALUES: Excellence Character Courage Commitment

OUR MOTTO: Learning through law, striving for justice.

For additional information about the School, please visit us at www.chslawandsocialjustice.org. 

SUBMISSION DIRECTIONS

The Charter High School for Law and Social Justice is accepting applications for students enrolling in ninth (9th) grade for the 2016-2017 school year. Applications can be submitted in person, by mail, fax, or email, on our website, or you can fill out the New York City Common Charter School Application online. Applications will be accepted from December 1, 2016 until 5:00 PM EST, April 1, 2017. All applications received after 5:00 PM April 1, 2017 will be placed on the School's waiting list based on the date and time the School received the application as well as any applicable preferences.

If you have any questions or need assistance completing any part of the following application, please call us at 347-696-0042 between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM or email enrollment@chslsj.org. 

LOTTERY INFORMATION

The Charter High School for Law and Social Justice has 125 open seats for students entering ninth (9th) grade in the fall of 2017. If the number of applications submitted exceeds the number of available seats, the School will conduct a random lottery to fill the seats. The lottery is open to all students who reside in New York and submit a completed application by 5:00 PM on April 1, 2017; however, an admissions preference will be given to students who reside in Community School District where the School is located. If a student does not receive a seat through the lottery, the student's name will be placed on the School's waiting list.

The lottery will take place at a location and time to be determined between April 1 and April 15, 2017. This information will be available at least one week prior to the lottery.

IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ: In order to complete the application on the next page, you will need to provide an email address and phone number. If you cannot or do not wish to provide one at this time, you will not be able to apply through this website; however, there are several other ways you can apply to our School including by mail, fax, email, or in-person. If you have any questions, please call 347-696-0042.

On the next page, please be sure to fill in the name and address boxes with the student's information. You may provide any email address and phone number you choose. If you would like to continue, click the "Apply Now" button below.

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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, gender, disability, intellectual ability, measures of achievement or aptitude, athletic, race, creed, 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 admission.

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