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FAQ's

Is Kairos considered a VUSD school?  

BCMHS is a dependent Charter with the Vacaville USD.  Kairos Public School Vacaville Academy (KPSVA) is NOT affiliated with the Vacaville USD, they are an independent charter.  Private schools are also NOT part of VUSD.  The only middle schools that are part of VUSD are Jepson and Vaca Pena, and the ISP program.

 

Will a current passport work in place of a birth certificate?

Yes, as well as a baptism certificate or affidavit may be used.

 

If we are interested in the BCOL program do we still need to complete the pre-enrollment process?

Yes, BCOL is a hybrid program that is part of Buckingham.  Students must be selected during the lottery process to enroll in the BCOL program.

Enrollment Instructions

General Enrollment Information

Thank you for your interest in Buckingham Charter Magnet High School (BCMHS)  If accepted, your child will be part of a program that expects high standards of self-discipline in the areas of academics, behavior, and attendance. BCMHS takes great pride in preparing students for the next steps in their future. We place a high value in forming a partnership with parents and families to achieve success and having students reach their full potential.

 

APPLICATION PERIOD - January 7, 2019 - January 31, 2019

 

Applications for the 2019-2020 school year are available starting January 8, 2019. Through January 31, 2019.  For families interested in enrolling into Buckingham Charter Magnet High School for the next school year.  Click on the link in the menu on the left titled SCHOOLMINT to be redirected to our SchoolMint application site.

 

To learn more about the mission and vision of Buckingham Charter Magnet High School, you are invited to attend our Open House on January 24, 2019 at 6:00PM

 

LOTTERY - Applications will be accepted during a publicly advertised pre-enrollment period each year for enrollment in the following school year.  Following the open enrollment period each year, applications shall be counted to determine whether any grade level has received more applications than availability.  In the event that this happens, BCMHS will hold a public random lottery to determine admission for the impacted grade level, per the requirements of Ed Code 47605(d)(2)(B).

 

The following guidelines apply to the application process - please see Admissions Preferences.

 

  • By law, all BCMHS applicants are accepted by a public random drawing.
  • The lottery will be held February 1, 2019 at 3:00 for incoming 9th grade students.
  • The lottery will be held March 1, 2019 at 3:00 for students in grades 10-12.
  • Applicants not selected for enrollment in the lottery will be given an order number for the wait list.
  • All families will be notified by email or text of their status in the lottery drawing.
  • It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to notify BCMHS of preferences that apply to the applicant, and to provide verification of that preference.
  • Should your child not be accepted and would like to re-apply for the following school year, you will need to submit another Intent to Enroll form during open enrollment the following year.