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New Families & Students

Welcome! We are thrilled you are considering a Libertas Academy education for your student. 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. This is an important decision and we are available to any questions you might have about our program, our school environment, our team, and our partnership with families. Please review other sections of our website for information about our schools and feel free to contact us any time to learn more.


Enrollment is based on a random, public lottery. Upcoming lotteries for the 2022-23 school year: 

  • Thursday, March 3, 2022

  • Wednesday, April 13, 2022

  • Thursday, May 19, 2022

  • Tuesday, June 21, 2022

  • Monday, August 1, 2022

  • Monday, August 15 & 29, 2022

  • Monday, September 6 & 26, 2022

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 – Mail the application to Libertas Academy, 146 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01103.
  • Online – Complete an application online at libertasacademy.org/enroll

If you are interested in a tour or meeting a member of our team, we are able to schedule both at school on a limited basis. Masks are required and social distancing is implemented as much as possible. If you would like to schedule one, please call us at (413) 342-5510 ext 001 or email Ms. Ariana Nunez at anunez@libertasacademy.org and a member of our team will talk with you about next steps. 

Apply today for a seat for your student in the upcoming 2022-23 school year!

Frequently Asked Enrollment Questions

The first lottery of the 2021-22 season will be Thursday, March 3, 2022. 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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