School Tours are available.
To schedule a school tour for the Elementary school please call
631-369-5800 ext:2001, for the Middle school ext:3000 and for the
High School please call 631-571-3570.
We are currently accepting applications for the 2023-2024 school year.
Admissions lottery will be held on Tuesday April 18, 2023 @ 6:30pm.
how does the application process work?
Apply To RCS by
submitting a completed
online application to our
office or online.
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED AT THE SCHOOL OFFICE BY 3:30 P.M. MARCH 31, 2023.
If there are more applications than available seats at the end of the enrollment period (March 31, 2023), a public admissions lottery will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 6:30 p.m.at Riverhead Charter School.
At the lottery, students will be randomly selected for admission into the 2023-2024 academic year until enrollment capacity is reached. The remaining applicants will be placed on the waiting list in the order of the date the application was submitted. Applicants who submit applications after March 31, 2023 will be added to our wait list.
2022-23 Lottery Notice Posting
2021-22 Lottery Notice Posting
2020-21 Lottery Notice Posting
Transportation at the
Parents/Guardians must go to their home school district of residency to complete an application request for transportation to the Riverhead Charter School for the 2023-2024 school year. Please bring proof of residency and your child’s original birth certificate with you when you complete the application for transportation at your home school district. Please also bring this District Confirmation Form with you to your home school district and have them sign and stamp it. Submit a COPY of the signed District Confirmation Form back to Riverhead Charter School.
Please note that a transportation application and a District Registration Confirmation Form must be completed and submitted to your home school whether or not you have been notified of your child’s admission. Keep in mind, if you later change your mind about enrollment or if your child is wait listed, the request for transportation to the Riverhead Charter School is disregarded by the home district without penalty to you.
Admitted Students must
process by May 4, 2023
to ensure seat.
Once admitted, students must complete the registration process by May 4, 2023 in order to secure a seat. If the registration process is not completed by the May 4, 2023 registration deadline, the offer of acceptance will be withdrawn and offered to the next child on the wait list.
RE-REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR CURRENT RCS STUDENTS RETURNING FOR THE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR.
Please remember that in order for your child(ren) to be eligible for continued enrollment at the Riverhead Charter School for the 2023-2024 school year, you must submit an Intent to Return Form to RCS for each returning student by February 18, 2023. In addition, you MUST submit an application for transportation to your home district AND return a completed District Registration Confirmation form to RCS.
(This must be done every year even if your child already attends RCS). Transportation Application AND District Confirmation Forms must be completed and submitted to complete the registration process.