In order to be considered for admission, an application must be completed for every child seeking entry. Applications are collected year round and the annual lottery for the upcoming school year is held at the end of February.
RBCS conducts a weighted lottery. Children who receive types of public assistance will have a 3:2 chance to be admitted. Documentation of eligibility for this preference based on one of the qualifying factors listed below MUST be submitted with your application:
- Child lives in Red Bank public housing.
- Child lives in Section 8 housing.
- Child/family receives SNAP/TANF benefits.
- Child qualifies for free/reduced lunch at his/her current public school