Global Community Charter School is accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year.

Lottery Details

Mailed applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2020

Application Information: The information submitted will be used to create an online application on our School Mint Online Enrollment System.

  • You will receive a confirmation via text or email; please provide a working email or cell phone number in the application.

  • A separate application must be completed and submitted for each child applying for admission.

  • Completed applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Applications received after the deadline will be placed on the waiting list in the order in which they were received. The lottery will be held on Friday, April 3rd, 2020.


If we receive more applications than are seats available by the deadline, a lottery will be held. Attendance at the lottery event is not required and will not affect an applicant’s chance for admission. Lottery preferences are drawn in the following order:

  1. Siblings of returning students residing in CSD 5

  2. Siblings of returning students who reside out of CSD 5

  3. Students who are children of current employees at GCCS, not to exceed 15% of GCCS’s total projected enrollment

  4. Students residing in the school district in which GCCS is located (CSD 5)

  5. Students who reside out of CSD 5

Admissions Information

  • GCCS is a free, equal opportunity, public charter school, open to all children entering Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades on a space-available basis within each grade

  • Admission is not based on any test scores, intelligence, achievement, aptitude or athletic ability

  • All General Education, Special Education Students and English Language Learners are encouraged to apply

  • Once students are admitted, our Chief Academic Officer reserves the right to determine the appropriate grade level placement for General Education students

  • Children must turn 5 before December 31, 2020 to be eligible for kindergarten

  • Children must turn 4 before December 31, 2020 to be eligible for Pre-Kindergarten

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Mail or deliver applications to:

Global Community Charter School: 2350 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10037

phone: (646) 360-2363 email:

The applications will close on Wednesday, April 1st 2020. The lottery will take place on Friday, April 3rd in the School Culture Office. Applications received after April 1st will go to the waiting list. 


If you are awarded a seat in our admissions lottery, we'll contact you to confirm your intent to enroll at GCCS and begin the enrollment process, which includes attending a welcoming event before the school year starts. 

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