Registration Information

Start your application for the Fall 2021 semester by getting on our interest list by June 11, 2021. Click here to get on the list!

I started my application on the Interest List by June 11. When can I complete my application?

A member of our staff will contact you by the end of July 2021 to give you an English placement test and help you complete the application process.

I completed my application. Now what?

If there is space available in your class, you will be invited to complete your registration. You must provide:

– An official government ID

– A document as proof of DC home address*

– If you are under 26 years old, provide a copy of immunization records

If there is no space available in your class, your name will automatically be added to the waiting list. We will contact you as soon as space is available.

How can I stay updated for upcoming registration opportunities?

Add your name to the Interest List to receive reminders about upcoming registration opportunities.

Note: the Interest List helps us contact you to complete your application. It is not a waiting list

 

 

 

 

 

Distance Learning

During the Spring 2021 semester, our students will likely continue learning online. All students receive a device and support for how to use it.

We are available to answer any questions about safety and distance learning by phone and email. 

Learn more about our COVID-19 response

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Eligibility and Application Process

What is the process for application?

  1. Sign up on the school Interest List by June 11, 2021
  2. A member of our team will contact you within a few weeks to complete an English placement test and confirm your class
  3. For Career Training, GED, and Citizenship programs, you will complete additional testing and advising sessions
  4. If there is space available in your class, you will be registered

What is required to complete registration?

  • An official government ID
  • A document as proof of DC home address*
  • If you are under 26 years old, provide a copy of immunization records

Who may enroll in classes at the school?

Regular classes are open to DC residents who meet one or more of the following Adult Basic Education (ABE) criteria:

  • Lack sufficient mastery of basic educational skills to enable them to function effectively in society;
  • Do not have a certificate of graduation from a school providing secondary education and who has not achieved an equivalent level of education; and/or
  • Have limited ability in speaking, reading, writing, or understanding the English language and whose native language is a language other than English

*There may be some classes that are open to non-DC residents. Beyond our tuition-free class offerings, the School also offers special fee-based programs that are open to students, employees and the public, such as Community Language Classes and the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Workshop Series. These programs are usually held on weekends when classes are not in session. These programs do not have the same registration and enrollment requirements as tuition-free classes.

General Application Information

Spring Semester First-Come First-Served

The Spring semester began on February 8th. During Spring application dates, we serve a limited number of students on a first come first served basis.

Fall Semester – Lottery

The Fall semester begins on September 7, 2021. The lottery only happens for fall semester classes. For classes where there are more applicants than spaces available, the school conducts a lottery so all new applicants have the same chance to enter into their class. Add your name to the Interest List by June 11th to be considered for the Fall 2021 semester.

Questions? Read our Lottery FAQs or email studentoutreach@carlosrosario.org