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New Families & Students

 Libertas Academy Charter School is a free and public charter school and we provide specialized services to students with academic and behavioral exceptionalities as well as students for whom English is not their first language. 


Our lottery for the 2023-24 school year will be held Thursday, March 2, 2023 @ 4:30 p.m. at Libertas Academy. The application for the 2023-24 school year will close on Wednesday, March 1 at 5:00 p.m. Applications completed after that date will be held on file in case a second lottery is needed to fill seats.

Update: We will be hosting subsequent lotteries on these dates to fill any open seats.

  • April 27 @ 4:30 p.m.
  • June 20th @ 4:30 p.m.
  • July 12th @ 4:30 p.m.
  • August 2nd @ 4:30 p.m.

If you are interested in a tour or meeting a member of our team, please call us at (413) 342-5510 ext. 005 or email Ms. Ariana Nunez, Recruitment Manager, at

Enrollment is based on our random, public lottery. However, siblings of current students have preference over other applicants. Children residing in Springfield receive priority over other applicants. Any student who meets the following two criteria are eligible to apply: (1) The student is a resident of Massachusetts. (Note: Preference will be given to students residing in Springfield and to siblings of current students.); (2) The student must have successfully completed the previous grade to be admitted into the grade s/he is applying for at LACS. Students are randomly selected by lottery. Names not chosen to fill open seats will be placed in order on a waitlist and families will be contacted should a seat become available.

To apply, please complete an application in one of three ways:

  • In person – Complete an application at our Main Office at 146 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA.
  • By mail – Download, complete and mail this paper application to Libertas Academy, 146 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01103.
  • Online – Complete an application online at

Frequently Asked Enrollment Questions

The first lottery of the 2023-24 season will be Thursday, March 2, 2023 @ 4:30 p.m. at Libertas Academy Charter School (146 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA). Following the lottery, the school will contact all families by postal mail to notify them of their child’s status, and if accepted, will follow up with information about how to accept the offer and enroll. 

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