NFCS Admission & Enrollment Announcements

Student Admission Application for 2020-2021 School Year Update

In years past, our applications have been available on September 1st. However, this year, applications will be accessible on September 20, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and appreciate your understanding.

This year applications will be done through Apply Philly Charter. Applications will start on September 20, 2019, and close on January 27, 2020. 

Re-enrollment for K-8 Students

Families that have students already enrolled in the school will receive an email with instructions labeled: New Foundations Charter School – Intent to Return. Please complete the form as soon as possible to secure your child’s spot for the 2019-2020 school year. This form is only for K-8 and is uniquely assigned to you.  Deadline is April 1st, 2019. If they do not fill out the forms by then your child will not have a seat at New Foundations Charter School for the upcoming 2019-2020 School Year. 

Any issues please reach out to Mrs. Terry at the front office.

Lottery Drawing Notice 

The lottery for the 2019-2020 school year is planned to be held on February 20, 2019, at 3:30 pmWaitlist numbers will not be given out at the drawing,  instead, they will be posted online, and can be found using your student’s applicant number. An email with your waitlist number will also be sent to you, up to 10 days after the drawing. The event will be live-streamed and a link to the stream and the results sheet is provided below.


The 2019-2020 New Foundations Charter School application for prospective students is now available. The application window is now closed.




Special Notice

NFCS is a public charter school and accepts students through a lottery process. Preference is only given to siblings of current students. NFCS cannot make acceptance decisions based on any other factors than lottery, including but not limited to student achievement, special needs, income level, or race.

Please Note: You will receive an email with the lottery results from Please check spam folder if you do not receive one in your mailbox. It will be sent to the email address you put on your application.

Lottery Details 

The official date of our lottery will be held in late Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 3:30pm. If there is any inclement weather the make-up date will be February 21, 2019 at 3:30pm.