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Charter Admissions

The Sussex County Charter School for Technology welcomes you to our community. We hope to make the enrollment process as easy as possible for both students and parents, and are available to answer all of your questions.

If you are applying for the 2019-2020 school year, please call us at (973) 383-3250.

The online application for the 2020-2021 school year can be found here starting November 3, 2019 (paper application can be found here and in Spanish can be found here). Applications to be part of the lottery are due on Monday December 2, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. If a lottery is necessary, it will be hold on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. After that time, a wait list will be started if the seats are full.

As per our charter, seats are available first to students with siblings currently enrolled in the Charter School. After that, seats are offered to any Sparta residents, and all other available seats go into a lottery drawing. When the seats are filled, the lottery determines the order of the waiting list for grades 6, 7, and 8. Applications received after the deadline are placed in the order we receive them following the lottery drawing.

Lottery Procedure

  • All families MUST submit a lottery application form to be included in the lottery by the deadline of 4:00 p.m. on Monday December 2, 2019. Applications can be found on our website and can be filled out online or printed out and either mailed or dropped off in person at our school. All applications received prior to this cut-off date will be eligible for participation in the admissions lottery.
  • Families who are applying for more than one child must enter an application for each child for their respective grade.
  • Please make sure that all information is correct on the application.
  • Lottery results are not posted publicly. Those applicants whose names have been selected during the lottery for the available openings in each respective grade, will be notified within one week. If you do not receive notification, you may contact Jessica Martin at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (973) 383-3250 ext. 101 to find out your child’s placement.
  • Once you have been notified of an opening in our school, you have 48 hours to accept or decline a spot. If there is no response or you decline, you will lose your place on the list and the next child on the list will be asked.
  • Once all available opening in each grade have been filled, a wait list will be created.

If a spot is declined for any specific grade, the spot will be offered to the next person on that grade’s waiting list. Please note that siblings of current students and Sparta residents have preference. The wait list will only be used for the school year drawn; an applicant who is on the list and not accepted, must reapply and renter the lottery for the following school year.

Open House

All interested parents are invited and urged to attend Open House so that they may learn more about Sussex County Charter School for technology and visit the school. Open houses are held in our school, 385 N Church Road Sparta, NJ 07871.

Open House will be held on Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m..

Please feel free to call us (973) 383-3250 if you have any questions or would like to schedule a tour of our facility.