We are currently accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year. Please click on a button to the right to apply online or to download a paper application.

You can submit an application to Compass Charter School for the 2020-2021 academic year by filling out the NYC Common Application here:

Our application for the 2020-2021 school year (as well as this current year) can be found here. We accept applications for the current school year through June. When applying, make sure to select the appropriate school year (2019-2020 or 2020-2021) for your child.

  • You can apply for a seat in grades Pre-K through 5th Grade for Compass’ 2020-2021 school year beginning on November 1, 2019.

  • Our 2020-2021 lottery will take place at 9:00AM on April 2nd, 2020. The lottery will be open to the public and held in our Community Room.

  • The 2019-2020 school year's lottery was held on April 2, 2019. You can follow any changes on our waitlist by logging into our enrollment platform here. If you do not already have an account on the platform, it has assigned one to you. Your username is the email address you gave when you applied and your initial password is GetInCompass!

  • Online applications for the 2019-2020 school year can be submitted here. Because our lottery has already taken place, your applications will go to the end of our waitlist.

  • Click here to download our detailed enrollment policy.

  • If you have any questions about the application and enrollment process, please email us at Please view our Admissions FAQ page for answers to many of your questions.

A charter school shall not discriminate against any student or limit the admission of any student on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, gender, disability, intellectual ability, measures of achievement or aptitude, athletic ability, disability, race, creed, gender, national origin, religion or ancestry or any other ground that would be unlawful if done by a school. A school may not require any action by a student or family (such as an admissions test, interview, essay, attendance at an information session, etc.) in order for an applicant to either receive or submit an application for admission to that school.