Enrollment at BART

We are accepting enrollment applications (solicitud de inscripción en español) for grades 6 - 9 for the 2020-2021 and 6 - 10 for the 2021-2022 school years!


BART is a free public school open to all students, regardless of income or ability. There are no selection criteria. If necessary, lotteries are held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursdays after the 12:00 p.m. deadline. For more information, please review the Enrollment Policies and Procedures (políticas y procedimientos de inscripción en español) or speak with the enrollment team.

  • The next enrollment deadline for the 2020-2021 school year for grades 6 - 9 is Thursday, December 3, 2020, at 12:00 p.m.
  • The first enrollment deadline for the 2021-2022 school year for grades 6 - 10 is Thursday, January 21, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. 

Can my child enroll at BART?  


If your child can enroll in a district public school, then they can enroll at BART.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or prior academic achievement. If any applicant feels they have been discriminated against in the application process, they should contact either Sean Keogh, Principal, at 413-743-7311 x 721 or James C. White II, Executive Director, at 413-743-7311 x 705. How can I learn more? We encourage you to learn as much as you can before enrolling:

  • Explore our website to learn more about us, our academicsand our results.
  • Follow BART on Facebook and Instagram to learn more about the BART community.
  • View the 2018 BART Fact Sheet
  • Have your child spend part of our school day accompanying a BART student. Contact the enrollment team to ask about upcoming Shadow Days at BART. Students interested in grades 6 – 10 are invited to be a BART student for half a day. *Preregistration is required.
  • Call us at 413-743-7311 ext. 708 or email enrollment@bartcharter.org to schedule a meeting and/or tour.


How do I enroll? 

  • Contact our enrollment team with any questions. Ask for Leah Thompson, BART Director of Enrollment and Development
  • Submit an enrollment application form (solicitud de inscripción en español) online, by email, by post, or by fax. Applications are available online or you can request one be mailed to you.
  • The enrollment team will then contact you regarding the next steps of the process.

Download our Enrollment Form (solicitud de inscripción en español) and submit your completed copy: 

  • By email at enrollment@bartcharter.org,
  • By fax at 413-743-7327, or
  • By mail addressed to BART Charter Public School at One Commercial Street | P.O. Box 267 Adams, MA 01220

** If you are submitting the fillable pdf enrollment form online, please double-check that all your information is saved as a new file before you submit. To complete a fillable pdf form, go to File > Print > Change Destination. Instead of connecting to a printer, select the option to “Save as PDF” and this will create a new file with all your information.