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Students Win The Lottery For Charter School

TSM- City on a Hill admission lottery at Whaling Museum

Over 100 students were selected to attend the newest charter school to open up in New Bedford. Officials of the City on a Hill Charter School pulled the names of 128 8th-graders Thursday afternoon during an admission lottery at the Whaling Museum.

Melissa Costa’s daughter won a spot at the school and now has more options for her future…

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The school only has 110 seats, but expects some of the 128 newly admitted students will end up going elsewhere. City on a Hill serves students in grades 9 thru 12 with a strong focus on college preperation.

The school does not yet have a location, but principal Kim Wall is confident it will have a site downtown by the start of school in August.

The New Bedford location will be joining the City on a Hill Network, which has two additional schools in Boston.

 

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