BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Charter School for Applied Technologies (CSAT) will be holding its annual Open Enrollment Lottery for the 2020-2021 school year on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 9 a.m. The event will be live streamed beginning at 9 a.m.
School leaders say the live stream is to reduce community contact while aiming to prevent to spread of COVID-19. The CSAT Enrollment Lottery will not be open to the public. Applicants can view the live stream by
Parents and guardians of accepted students will receive phone call and/or email by 11 a.m. the morning of the event. Acceptance letters will also be mailed on April 3.
Applicants not chosen for placement will receive a waitlist number. Waitlist letters will be mailed April 3.
On Tuesday, Persistence Prep, a K-8 College Prep Charter School in Buffalo announced a similar plan to go virtual for its upcoming lottery happening on April 2. According to a press release, all applied families are invited to attend the lottery virtually, by visiting the school's page on Facebook.
All children not immediately offered a seat will be placed on a waiting list. All families will be notified immediately following the lottery of their offer status