The following details and dates below outline the steps and process for both the Application process and the Registration process.

Once the Application process has been completed, move on and finalize Registration to secure the awarded seat.

Application Process

Open Enrollment Period: January 16, 2024, to March 1, 2024
  1. You must apply online during the Open Enrollment period to ensure eligibility for the lottery. Online application forms are found here: (English | Spanish). When Open Enrollment ends, seats may still be available on a first‑come, first‑served basis.
  2. If there are more applications received by the deadline than seats available, a lottery will be held.
  3. If the lottery is not needed, seats will be awarded to all qualified applicants on a first‑come, first‑served basis.
  4. To finalize registration once a seat has been awarded, you must submit the listed documents and fill out the required forms in order to secure the awarded seat. Details are below in the section “Registration Process”.

Lottery Date

Please be advised that the 2024‑2025 lottery will take place on March 7th, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. via Zoom.
Please check this page regularly for the Zoom meeting link.

Registration Process

Required Documents:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Photo ID (Drivers License, State ID, Consulate ID)
  • Immunization Records
  • Current Physical Examination
  • Lunch Application
  • Current Report Card (Grades 1‑12)
  • Year‑End Transcript (Grades 10‑12)
  • NJSLA/NJGPA scores (Grades 4‑12)
  • Proof of Residence*
  • Scholar Equipment Loan Agreement

(*Passaic County Residents)
One of the following:
  1. Public Service Bill
  2. Telephone Bill (no cellular bills accepted)
  3. Cable Bill
  4. Water Bill
  5. Property Tax Bill
If bills are not in your name, bring a notarized letter/affidavit of resident signed by the person you live with, one of their utility bills, and any official mail in your name received at that address.
(no leases accepted)

Required Forms

  • Enrollment Acceptance Form
  • Student Emergency Contact Form

Required Transfer Card

NOTE: Once documentation has been received, a transfer card must be obtained from your resident district. To obtain your card from the district go in person to your district Board of Education office to finalize the transfer. Once you receive the document from the Board of Education, please bring the document to College Achieve.
Both Spanish and English applications are submitted online using Powerschool. Click the preferred application below.
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