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    The Barnstable Public Schools offer a challenging academic experience in a well-structured personalized school setting. Significant opportunities exist in a variety of academic offerings including honors and advance placement courses at the high school level and co-curricular and extra-curricular activities at all intermediate and elementary grade levels.  

     
    Resident School Choice
     
    In accordance with School Committee policy JC-Attendance Areas, attendance areas for the various schools of the town will be drawn up by the Superintendent and approved by the Barnstable School Committee.
     
    Generally, students will attend the school in the attendance area in which they live. The Superintendent of Schools or designee is authorized to make exceptions to attendance lines for individual children in the best interests of the student and/or the school.
     
    Resident students wishing to attend a school other than their designated home school must request in writing to the Superintendent of Schools identifying the reason for the request.
     
    Decisions will be made on a rolling basis as requests are received in consultation with building Principals.
     
    Please note that parents are responsible for transportation of students attending schools outside of their districted school.  Requests should be sent to:
     
    Barnstable Public Schools
    Attn.: Dr. Gina Hurley
    School Choice
    230 South St.
    Hyannis, MA 02601 
     
    Non-Resident School Choice  
     
    If you reside outside of the Town of Barnstable and are looking to attend Barnstable Public Schools please see the following information: 
     
     
    2018-2019 School Choice
     
     
     
    In accordance with School Committee policy JFBB - School Choice, applications for the School Choice Program are now being accepted. Applications (see links above) can be submitted electronically or you may use the printable application and return the form to:
     
    Barnstable Public Schools
    Attn.: Dr. Gina Hurley
    School Choice
    230 South St
    Hyannis, MA 02601 
     
    The Spring Lottery will be conducted 05/18/18 for known slots as published 05/11/18. Families will be notified shortly after via email and postal mail with further enrollment instructions. We will continue to monitor district enrollment for further placement availability for a possible Summer Lottery.  
     
    Thank you for your interest in Barnstable Public Schools.  
     
    Important Dates (dates are subject to change):
     
    May 18, 2018 - Spring Lottery (Includes all applications submitted up until noon 05/18/18) .
     
    August 1, 2018- Summer Lottery (if needed).
     
    August 1, 2018 - Rolling admission until all remaining available slots are filled. 
  • 2018-2019 School Choice Slots by Grade / School
    (as of August 9, 2018)
       K
    1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    12
     BWB - 3  -  - - - - - - -  - - -
     Centerville
    -
    - 8 -  - -  - - - - - - -
     Hyannis West  - 10 - - - - - - - - -
     West Villages  -  - - 5  -  -  -  -  -  - - - -
     Barnstable United  -  -  -  - - - - - - - - - -
     Barnstable Intermediate -  -  - - - - - - - - - - -
     Barnstable High  - - - - - - - - 5 5 5 5 5