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Information for the 2024-2025 School Year Lottery 
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Welcome to Greater Brunswick Charter School (GBCS).
GBCS is a public charter school of choice serving grades Kindergarten - 8th Grade.


GBCS is open to all students from New Brunswick, Highland Park, Edison, and surrounding school districts on an available space basis. 
Enrollment is determined by a random lottery system where siblings of current GBCS students are given preference. No admission test is needed. 
Cut-off dates for incoming Kindergarten students are determined by the sending school district.
Please check your residential school district Board of Education for cut-off dates. For example:
  • New Brunswick cut-off date: October 15
  • Highland Park cut-off date: October 1
  • Edison cut-off date: October 1

Applications for the 2024-2025 School Year

Applications for the 2024-2025 school year are received from September 26, 2023, through February 18, 2024.
  • No applications for the lottery will be processed after February 18, 2024.
  • Applications are good only for the school year you apply to and are not carried over. 
  • Only one application per student.  Duplicate applications will be withdrawn.
  • Any false information in the application may result in a withdrawal from the lottery of the student from the school.
  • To fill out an application to participate in our lottery, please visit our school’s lottery system “Lotterease”.  You will need an email address to apply.
The link to fill out an application is:
The link to go directly to the login page is:

Lottery- Our Next Admission Lottery will be held on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 5:30 pm. 
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Enrollment Lottery 
All applications received from September 26, 2023, through February 18, 2024, will be included in the Lottery.
Lottery winners will be notified via email and text message on the day of the lottery and will have 24 hours to respond to the offer.
Students who are not selected in the lottery will be placed on the 2024-2025 Wait List.
*Please note, if your child is not called within the 2024-2025 school year you must fill out a new application for the following school year. Applications do not carry over.
       (Office #) 732-448-1052 ext .135 (Google Voice #) 732-659-0894  

8:30 am Information Sessions:          5:30 pm Information Sessions: 
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Thursday, September 28, 2023                                                     Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Thursday, October 19, 2023                                                          Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Thursday, November 16, 2023                                                      Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Thursday, December 14, 2023                                                      Tuesday, December 19, 2023
Thursday, January 18, 2024                                                          Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Thursday, February 8, 2024                                                          Tuesday, February 6, 2024

2023-2024 School Year Waiting List
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    • GBCS is accepting applications for the Waiting List for the 2023-2024 School Year. 
    •  When filling out an application, make sure to apply for the 2023-2024 school year.
    • Applications do not carry over to the next school year. You must reapply.
    • Once Lotterease opens for the Enrollment Lottery on September 26, 2023, your child can apply for the 2023-2024 Wait List and for the Enrollment Lottery for the 2024-2025 school year.
To fill out an application for the  Waiting List for the 2023-2024 school, please click on the link below: 
The link for parents to view the anonymous applicant/lottery results of the 2023-2024 School year is below:
Please Note: Your child's number on the Waiting List is only good for the school year for which you applied.  If your child is not called within that school year, it is your responsibility to resubmit a new application for the following school year.
Ms. Lilia Fabila-Guilbot
Family Coordinator
732-448-1052 ext. 135