ADMISSIONS

The intent to enroll process for the 2019 - 2020 school year will begin on November 30th, 2018 at 9:00 am. The initial intent to enroll period will end on January 31st, 2019 at 4:00 pm. All applications received after 4:00 pm on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 will be placed on the bottom of the waitlist according to time stamp. 

 

OPEN HOUSE DATES: Please join students and staff for an informative evening of workshops on one of the following dates:

  • Tuesday, November 27th, 5:30-7:30PM - CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER

  • Monday, December 10th, 5:30-7:30PM

  • Wednesday, January 9th, 5:30-7:30PM

OPEN DAY: New Date - January 23, 2019 (changed from January 15th)

Prospective students are welcome to join us for a day of courses to meet teachers and Baxter Ambassador students.

LOTTERY: Wednesday, February 6th, 6PM

Please note: All siblings of current students will be offered enrollment prior to a lottery after completing the application process. Baxter Academy also gives enrollment preference to children of the school’s full-time employees, board members, and founders, as long as they constitute no more than 10% of the school’s total student population.


Application Process

Note: The application process for the 2019 - 2020 school year will not begin until November 30th, 2018.

Step One:

To begin the Intent to Enroll process for the 2019 - 2020 school year, please complete the application found here.


Step Two: 

To complete your application, the school must receive your letter of intent by January 31, 2019 by 4:00 pm. 

Completed letters of intent should be sent to:

Anna Gervais - Student Services Coordinator (anna.gervais@baxter-academy.org)

Baxter Academy for Technology and Science

185 Lancaster Street

Portland, ME 04101

 


Step Three:

Soon after the regular application period ends on January 31st, you’ll be notified of your enrollment status. If there are more applicants than available enrollment placements, Maine Charter law states that we must proceed with a random lottery.

If a lottery is necessary, it will be held at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Baxter Academy, 185 Lancaster ST, Portland ME 04101.

The random lottery will determine enrollment and waitlist status for all students who have completed the initial application process.

Please note: All siblings of current students will be offered enrollment prior to a lottery after completing the application process. Baxter Academy also gives enrollment preference to children of the school’s full-time employees, board members, and founders, as long as they constitute no more than 10% of the school’s total student population.


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Step Four: 

Students who are offered enrollment at Baxter will have fourteen (14) days to secure their space by submitting a signed Commitment to Enroll form. If Baxter has not received the Commitment to Enroll form after fourteen (14) days, the placement will be released to the next prospective student on the waitlist. Once our Student Services Coordinator receives this form, your spot at Baxter will be secure. You always have the option to choose to relinquish your spot.

Any student applying afterJanuary 31, 2019 at 4:00 pm for the 2019 - 2020 school year will be placed on the waitlist according to timestamp.