Lottery / Waitlists




Seats are available in Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Kindergarten each year.  Number of available seats in other grades will depend on information received from current families during the Annual Intent process.


  • The public lottery will be held on March 13, 2024
  • Applications submitted between January 03, 2024 and February 29, 2024 will be part of the lottery
  • Lottery runs all schools / grades simultaneously from Grade 12 to Grade TK
  • Lottery creates each school's Seated and Waitlist
  • Parents who submit applications before the February 29th deadline will receive an email in early March with lottery details
  • After the lottery occurs, the primary contact listed in family's PS Enrollment Account will receive an email including link to view student's lottery results (Seated or Waitlisted) - usually within 24-48 hours


    • If Seated, click to ACCEPT OR DECLINE SEAT - within 24 hours
      • Seated at Multiple Schools - Accept Seat for ONE SCHOOL only
      • Once Seat is Accepted - Applicant will be removed from waitlist for OTHER RAFOS SCHOOLS
      • Seat Declined or Miss 24-Hour Deadline - Applicant will be removed from waitlist for SEATED SCHOOL only


  • Applicants can be seated before the school year begins and after the school year has already started.
  • Waitlists do not roll over each academic year; a new application must be submitted each January.