Lottery Process & Results

Offer of Enrollment notifications for school-year 2022-2023 will be sent via email to parents/guardians of students who are being offered an enrollment space. All others may view the lottery results for the order of lottery numbers on the waitlist. In the event that a space opens, offers of enrollment will be offered to the next number on the waitlist. 

 

Lottery Process

  1. The lottery was conducted on April 6, 2022 via Zoom. The link was emailed to applicants, and the meeting was recorded.

  2. Lottery was conducted for all grade levels with more applicants than spaces available. 

  3. Lottery included all applications received on or before March 15, 2022. 

  4. Lottery numbers were put in random order and then assigned to applicants.

  5. Each applicant was assigned one number except for residents in 96785 and 96718 zip codes who were assigned four numbers per the VSAS Admissions Policy on weighted lottery for geographic residence. 

  6. Applicants were grouped based on number of applicants, spaces available, and enrollment preferences (children of VSAS staff or Governing Board, siblings, former students) per the VSAS Admissions Policy

  7. Lottery numbers for applicants in each group were randomly sorted using a randomizer tool (www.randomizer.org) and assigned a rank order number. 

  8. Each applicant was assigned the rank order number corresponding to the applicant’s lottery number. 

  9. Offers of enrollment will be sent to applicants able to receive an offer of enrollment based on space available and lottery ranking. 

  10. Letters notifying families of lottery results were sent out to all applicants. 

  11. The deadline for responses to the first round of enrollment offers is April 27, 2022. 

  12. Each space that comes available will be offered to the next applicant in line according to the ranking that was determined in the lottery. 

  13. Spaces become available when an applicant declines a space, an applicant does not respond to the offer of enrollment by the deadline, or when a current VSAS student withdraws from the school. 

 

For questions about enrollment, including the status of your application, contact Kaye Nagamine at knagamine@volcanoschool.net or Manu Goodhue at mgoodhue@volcanoschool.net. You can also reach them by calling the office at 808-985-9800. 

 

Lottery Results for SY 2022-2023