It was a difficult decision to pull our daughter out of our home school district and away from her friends, but we knew that Strong Foundations was the place for her. She started the sixth grade in the fall and she is flourishing. Her grades are excellent, and she has made some wonderful friends.
- Tina M. Bento
Below you will find answers to questions about applying to Strong Foundations charter school. If you have general questions, consult the FAQs page in the About Us section.
Common Application Questions
What grades and how many students does SF serve?
Grades Readiness – 8th Grade.
How can I apply?
You may apply to Strong Foundations using the Online Application form. Applications are accepted January 1 st – March 31 st . During the first week of April a lottery is conducted to fill all open slots in classes. Students not chosen in the lottery are placed on a waiting list, and families are notified as openings are made available for that year.
Who can apply?
We can accept students from anywhere in the state but typically we draw from the southern-central New Hampshire area.
What does it cost?
Strong Foundations does not accept tuition from parents. The per pupil funding comes from the State of NH and does not take away per pupil funding from traditional public schools.
When do we find out if our child was accepted?
We notify all parents of their status in the first week of April or shortly after that.
What if my child does not get chosen in the lottery?
Students not selected by lottery but wishing to attend will be placed on a waiting list. Families of students not selected in the lottery need to re-apply each year.