Rising Tide has opened a secondary Enrollment Period for the 2017-2018 school year, the current school year. This secondary Enrollment Period will close on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 11:00 am.

The school currently has a few seats available for grade 9 and grade 10. Rising Tide is accepting applications for enrollment for grades 5-11 for the current school year. Applications for grades 5, 6, 7, 8, and 11 will be added to the waiting list for each of the grade levels. The principal enrollment period for the current year was closed in February 2017.

Enrollment applications are due by Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. All applicants, including siblings of current students, must submit the one-page application as well as a proof of residency (such as a current utility bill or current lease) by the deadline to be eligible for enrollment. As a public school, Rising Tide is open to all students who reside in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In admitting students, Rising Tide does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, sex, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age, ancestry, athletic performance, special need, proficiency in the English language or in a foreign language, or prior academic achievement.

Rising Tide accepts and serves all grade-eligible students who reside in Massachusetts, including students with disabilities and English language learners. For more detailed information about access and equity of educational services at Rising Tide, please see the Right to Attend Notice for Students with Disabilities and the Notice of Rights for English Language Learners.

Enrollment applications may be downloaded from the link on this page, or picked up in the office of either school building. Applications may be submitted in person, by mail, or by fax, and must be accompanied by a proof of residency.

The enrollment lottery will be conducted in a public forum on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at 59 Armstrong Road in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

The enrollment policies and procedures at Rising Tide, including the lottery process, are consistent with the Massachusetts Charter School Statute (MGL, ch.71, sec. 89), and the Charter School Regulations (603 CMR 1.00). For details about the lottery process at Rising Tide, please see our Enrollment Policy through the link on this page.

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Rising Tide is a college preparatory public school serving grades 5-12. Enrollment is open to all students regardless of academic achievement, special education needs, or proficiency in the English language. Like all public schools, Rising Tide is tuition-free for all students. Equal opportunity for enrollment is given to residents of towns in Rising Tide’s designated region:

Barnstable, Bourne, Carver, Duxbury, Falmouth, Halifax, Kingston, Lakeville, Marion, Marshfield, Mashpee, Mattapoisett, Middleborough, Pembroke, Plymouth, Plympton, Rochester, Sandwich, Wareham


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Rising Tide Charter Public School
Enrollment Policy
Right to Attend Notice for Students
with Disabilities
Notice of Rights for English
Language Learners