The application period for enrollment in grades 5-11 for the 2018-2019 school year is open as of November 1, 2017, and will close at 3:00 pm on Friday, February 9, 2018.

If there are more applicants than available spaces for any grade level, a lottery will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 9 am, at our school building located at 59 Armstrong Road in Plymouth, MA.

Applications are available at the main office of the school, and are also available to download here:


We encourage families to attend one of our Enrollment Open House events to hear from school leaders, teachers, and students and learn more about our school:


Next Open House:

December 2, 2017
at 9:00 am


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.

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.

Celebrating 20 years
of excellence in public education.

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