Welcome to our lottery!

We are excited you are interested in The Ranches Academy for your child's education! Applications for the first lottery pool are open from October 1st through January 31st of each school year. The lottery pull occurs the first Wednesday in February. Applicants will be notified by phone or email within a week of the lottery pull.  

Returning Students

Currently enrolled students who plan on returning for the upcoming school year, do not need to complete a lottery application.


 The lottery is open

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2024-2025 School Year

Lottery Application - Enrollment Open 10/01/23-01/31/24

After 1/31 please use the LATE application option


2023-2024 School Year

Lottery Application - Accepted 10/01/2022 - 01/31/2023

Lottery Policies and Procedures

It is the policy of The Ranches Academy to abide by federal and state guidelines concerning student registration. Applications received between October 1 and January 31 will be placed in the general lottery pool. Any applications received after January 31 will be placed in our third lottery pool and will only be entered into a lottery if the lottery results from the initial  lottery are exhausted.  The Ranches Academy randomly pulls first from the Preference Pool, second from the General Pool and last from the After January 31 Pool. When a vacancy occurs because a student has withdrawn, The Ranches Academy may immediately enroll a new student from its randomly generated lottery list of applicants. The lottery is held the first Wednesday in February each year.